Russia to ship defence gear in two to a few months on India`s request


New Delhi: Russia will ship defence gear in two to a few months on India’s request and is ready for an official checklist to be handed over from New Delhi. During Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s Russia go to earlier this week, India had requested for defence provides, principally day by day necessities for the armed forces.

Russia was optimistic on the request and guaranteed of early supply. The Russian authorities sources mentioned, “We will soon get the exact list and we will try our best to deliver at earliest, most probably within 2-3 months.”

While the request is for day by day requirement defence gear, the sources mentioned that there was no pressing request from India for the supply of S-400 Triumf missile system or Sukhoi Su-30MKIs. The Russian aspect has already “sped up” the supply “as much as possible” however for that form of a “sophisticated system, we are making it as early as we can, because India’s Ministry of Defence long back requested us to speed up,” the supply defined. 

During the go to, Singh had met the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov. After the assembly, Singh had mentioned, “All our proposals have received a positive response from the Russian side. I am fully satisfied with my discussions.” The Russian aspect additionally assured that the continuing contracts “will be maintained and not just maintained, in a number of cases will be taken forward in a shorter time”, he added.

The Defence Minister was on a three-day go to to Moscow from June 22 on the invitation of the Russian Defence Minister to attend the 75th Anniversary of Victory Day Parade. The parade noticed the participation of 75 members of the Indian contingent.