US offered India to sell THAAD defence system:- Washington: America has offered to sell Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAD) and Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) missile defence systems to India as an alternative to the Russian S-400 Missile Defense System. Although this offer has not yet been officially confirmed. Although the US does not want India to buy Russian missile defence systems. A US State Department spokesman said, “We do not confirm publicly proposed defence sales or confirm unless they formally inform the US Congress.” It is worth mentioning that after India has negotiated for the purchase of state-of-the-art S-400 missile systems after several years of talks.
US offered India to sell THAAD defence system
The Trump Administration has not yet decided on the purchase of weapons with Russia, whether it will apply CAATSA (Countering America’s Adversaries on Through Sanctions Act) to India. By applying this ban of the US, India’s strategic and economic power will be affected.
Explain that India will get delivery from October 2020, under the Deal of the S-400 missile defence system that has been with Russia. India has signed 5 S-400 missile defence systems with Russia. From October 2020 to April 2023, they will be delivered to Russia. At present, the S-400 missile defence system is considered the best in the world and it is proposed to be placed near major cities like Delhi except for the border with Pakistan and China.
A few days ago a team of senior defence officers led by India’s Secretary of Defense Sanjay Mitra went on a tour of Russia. Where he talked on the channel used to pay for the defence deal. Due to US sanctions, India cannot pay the full amount of money in Russia. It is being planned to pay with a separate system. For the latest information, you can visit www.indiatimelines.com.
The estimated cost of each unit of the American Thad Missile Defense System is approximately $ 3 billion. Saudi Arabia signed an agreement to purchase 44-thread launchers and missiles in November. Each of its batteries comes with 6 launchers. Which costs $ 15 billion. While India will pay 5.4 billion dollars for five S-400 units being bought from Russia. Each unit will have eight launchers.