The Russian company “Rosoboronexport” revealed negotiations to supply the S-400 air defense systems to at least seven countries in Asia and Africa mentioning also the second contract with Turkey for additional systems.
“Rosoboronexport is discussing the technical and financial details of the supply of the S-400 Triumph long-range air defense systems with seven strategic partners of Russia in the Middle East, the Asia-Pacific region and Africa,” said General Director of the company Alexander Mikheev.
This Mikheev announced, earlier, that the second contract to supply Turkey with anti-aircraft missile systems “Triumph S-400” will be signed this year.
More specifically he told reporters: “In the near future, this means this year. We expect that the second S-400 contract for Turkey will be signed”
Mikheev stated that the Russian Federation signed about 20 contracts, worth more than 2 billion euros, at the “Armia-2021” forum. Mikheev noted that the Rosoboronexport delegation had held meetings and negotiations with representatives of 35 countries, 17 of which were at the level of defense ministers, deputies, chiefs of general staff and advisers to heads of state.
So far, the S-400 system has entered service with the Turkish and Chinese forces, while the process of delivering this system to India is expected to begin at the end of this year.