India received under the contract from Russia the first air defense systems C-400 “Triumph” and began the deployment of the first divisions, the local television channel Republic TV and the Hindustan Times newspaper.
As reported by the TV channel, referring to the sources, “the deployment of air defense systems S-400 began on the Western border, namely in Punjab, where the first regiment is already deployed. In the coming few weeks, the following systems will arrive and will be deployed along the actual control line (Line Of Actual Control – Demarkation line between India and China) “
Hindustan Times reports that “India Air Force on Tuesday deployed the first air defense division C-400 in Punjab in order to strengthen its defense potential against Pakistan and China.”
Interfax notes that official comments from the Russian side have not yet been received.