US warns India on missile deal with Russia
01, Jun 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- India’s decision to buy the long-range S-400 missile defense system from Russia will have serious implications on defence ties, the Trump administration has warned.
- The S-400 is known as Russia’s most advanced long-range surface-to-air missile defence system.
- China was the first foreign buyer to seal a government-to-government deal with Russia in 2014 to procure the lethal missile system.