S400 Missile: How Manohar Parrikar Saved India’s Taxpayer Rs 49,300 Crore For The Next Decade


India’s air defence plans regarding the acquisition of the S400 long range missiles, were altered after a timely intervention by then defence minister Manohar Parrikar saved the taxpayer Rs 49,300 crore for the next decade, The Economic Times reported.

According to the report, Parrikar ordered a review of the 15-year long-term plan to purchase new air defence systems up to 2027.

The S 400 missiles can bring down incoming stealth fighters and missiles at a range of 380 km. Read more

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