From AK-203s to S-400: What to expect from Vladimir Putin’s visit today

New Delhi, Dec 06: Russian President Vladimir Putin will arrive in India today for a day long visit. He will hold talks with Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

The first 2+2 formal dialogue in New Delhi will be held during which bilateral, regional and international issues will be discussed.

During his visit the two leaders are expected to sign a number of agreements. During his previous visit in 2018, the contract for the S400 air defence systems were signed. They are expected to reach India by the end of this year.

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Rafale to S-400 air defence systems all set to add more firepower to Indian Air Force

New Delhi, Nov 25: Six remaining Rafale will arrive in India between December and January. The jets with specific enhancements like frequency jammers and long range air-to air missiles will arrive in India in the next two months.

The first three with India specific enhancements will arrive in December while the last three multi role fighters will be flown into the Ambala airbase in January 2022. This would mean that the Indian Air Force would have more metal with the induction of 36 Rafale in its armoury.

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