Q. With reference to S-400 Triumf missile system, consider the following statements:
1. It is a long range, mobile & surface-to-air missile system (SAM) having an operational range of over 400 km.
2. It can engage with aerial targets such as aircraft and ballistic missiles only.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1 is correct: It is a long range, mobile & surface-to-air missile system (SAM) having an operational range of over 400 km. 

Statement 2 is incorrect: It is considered one of the world’s most advanced air defence systems that can engage all types of aerial targets such as aircraft, ballistic and cruise missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). 

SourceS-400 Triumf Missile system – Explained, pointwise