India was supposed to take delivery of the S-400 missile system by December 2021, but it has been delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFPIndia was supposed to take delivery of the S-400 missile system by December 2021, but it has been delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFP
India was supposed to take delivery of the S-400 missile system by December 2021, but it has been delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFP

India seeks to boost air defences to match China amid rising border tensions

  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh used a visit to Moscow to urge Russia to speed up delivery of its S-400 system, which the PLA already has
  • Both sides are building up reinforcements along their disputed frontier in the Himalayas after deadly clash last week
Topic |   China-India border dispute
India was supposed to take delivery of the S-400 missile system by December 2021, but it has been delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFPIndia was supposed to take delivery of the S-400 missile system by December 2021, but it has been delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFP
India was supposed to take delivery of the S-400 missile system by December 2021, but it has been delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFP
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