Q. With reference to S400 Triumf Air Defence System, consider the following statements:
1. It is an anti-aircraft missile defense system developed by Israel.
2. It has the capability to destroy Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, aerial threats, ballistic and cruise missiles.
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: B

Statement 1 is incorrect: S-400 Triumf Missile System is a mobile, surface-to-air missile system (SAM), designed by Russia 

Statement 2 is correct: It can detect, track and destroy hostile strategic bombers, jets spy planes, missiles and drones at a range of 380-km. 

  • It can engage all types of aerial targets such as aircraft, ballistic and cruise missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). 
  • It can track 100 airborne targets including super fighters such as the American built F-35 and engage six of them simultaneously. 

Source: TheHindu