India is securing the National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System-II (NASAMS-II) from the United States of America. The NASAMS-II, alongside the Israeli, Russian and home-made frameworks, will be utilized to make the goal-oriented multi-layered rocket shield over Delhi to defend the capital against flying dangers, running from high technology drones to ballistic rockets.
Recently, the Ministry of Defence said in a press release that the United States of America is finally looking to approve the final draft of the letter of acceptance for the sale of NASAMS-II to India by July-August. The missile system would tentatively cost India Rs 7,200 crore or almost 1 billion Dollars.
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According to the daily, once the deal is signed, the deliveries will take place in two to four years. Several rounds of negotiations have already taken place including selection of sites for deployment of the missile batteries around Delhi.
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On other hand United States is additionally mounting tremendous pressure on India to consider its Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) and Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) rocket safeguard frameworks. Notwithstanding, Defence Ministry sources said that it is impossible that India will scrap its defence deal with Russia for five squadrons of S-400 Triumf surface-to-air rocket frameworks.
Actually the main reason for the defence system is intended to shield Delhi, the S-400 Triumf rockets are for vital discouragement along the borders.
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The deepest layer assurance by NASAMS will be a blend of various weapons like surface-to-air rockets, firearm frameworks and AIM-120C-7 AMRAAMs (propelled medium-go aerial rockets). It will be sponsored by three-dimensional Sentinel radars, fire-conveyance focuses and direction and-control units.
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The subsequent layer will be ensured by portable S-400 frameworks. The furthest layer will be ensured by the DRDO-created ballistic rocket guard framework. From that point forward, the Barak-8 medium-run surface-to-air rocket frameworks, mutually created by the DRDO and Israeli Aerospace Industries will be grinding away.