Published on: November 15, 2021


S-400 SYSTEMS NEWS Moscow has started deliveries of the S-400 air defence systems to India

Ribeirão das Neves ABOUT S-400

  • NATO calls it SA-21 Growler)
  • Mobile, surface-to-air missile system (SAM)
  • Designed by Russia.
  • Most dangerous operationally deployed modern long-range SAM (MLR SAM) in the world
  • Considered much ahead of the US-developed Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system (THAAD).
  • Can engage all types of aerial targets including aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV and ballistic and cruise missiles within the range of 400km, at an altitude of up to 30km.
  • Can track 100 airborne targets and engage six of them simultaneously.
  • Integrates a multifunction radar, autonomous detection and targeting systems, anti-aircraft missile systems, launchers, and command and control centre.
  • Capable of firing three types of missiles to create a layered defence.