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Know all about S-400 air defence system

Gowrish Babu
S-400 is always in news in India ever since the country ordered to buy it from Russia.
Let us look at some facts about the air defence system which is believed to be one of the most advanced systems in the world.
Let us look at some facts about the air defence system which is believed to be one of the most advanced systems in the world.
S-400 Triumf is a surface-to-air missile system developed by Russia.
The defence system is the successor to the S-200 and the S-300 missile system.
The S-400 is capable of four different types of missiles. The missiles have ranges between 40 km, 100 km, 200 km and 400 km.
The S-400 can be used against multiple aerial targets including stealth fighter jets, bombers, cruise and ballistic missiles, and even unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
India signed a USD 5 billion deal with Russia to buy five units of the S-400 in October 2018.
The first unit of S-400 was delivered in December 2021 and was deployed in Punjab.
The second unit of the S-400 was reportedly delivered in July this year.
As per the deal, the remaining three units are to be delivered by 2023.
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