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India is planning to buy missile system from US to shield Delhi

R Sinduja

News Editor

India plans to acquire NASAMS-II from the US, to use along with indigenous Russian & Israeli systems to erect an ambitious multi-layered missile shield over the capital city Delhi against aerial threats ranging from drones to ballistic missiles. The US is likely to send the final draft of a letter of acceptance for sale of NASAMS-II to India at the cost of over Rs 6000 crore. India signed S-400 deal with Russia in Oct 2018.