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AERIAL DEFENCE SYSTEMS of INDIA



  Apr 25, 2024

AERIAL DEFENCE SYSTEMS of INDIA



WHAT ARE SOME OF THE AERIAL DEFENCE SYSTEMS INDIA POSSESSES?

India has a variety of systems including the S-400 air defense system, multi-layered air defense network, and the indigenous Akash and Barak-8 systems.

HOW IS INDIA PLANNING TO ENHANCE ITS AERIAL DEFENSE SYSTEMS?

India is looking to upgrade its capabilities with new technologies, including the enhancement of radar systems and integrating advanced aerial defense mechanisms.

CAN YOU TELL ME ABOUT THE S-400 AIR DEFENSE SYSTEM?

The S-400 is a long-range missile defense system purchased from Russia, which is capable of intercepting targets at various heights and ranges, with a maximum range being 400 km.

WHAT IS THE ROLE OF DRDO IN INDIA’S AERIAL DEFENSE?

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully tested an indigenous long-range air-to-air missile, intended for the interception of ballistic missiles and aircraft.

ARE THERE ANY RECENT PURCHASES OR UPGRADES TO INDIA’S AERIAL DEFENSE?

Yes, India has ordered more S-400 missile systems from Russia and is also developing an indigenous long-range surface-to-air missile system under DRDO’s Project Kusna.

WHAT IS THE FUTURE OUTLOOK FOR INDIA’S AERIAL DEFENSE?

India is continuously advancing its aerial defense systems, with upcoming integrations of advanced radars and an automated air defense control and reporting system which will allow for more responsive and integrated defense operations.

For detailed information on specific systems, development plans, and strategic significance, further reading or expert consultation is recommended.


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