U.S. expresses unease over S-400 deal

What is the news? 

Recently, the American Deputy Secretary of State described the S-400 missile deal between India and Russia as dangerous, expressed hope that the India and US could solve the issue amicably. 

About S-400 Triumf Missile

It is a mobile, surface-to-air missile system (SAM) designed by Russia. The missile can destroy airborne targets within the range of 250 km and is also capable of destroying fast-moving targets such as fighter aircraft.

Read more: “S-400 Triumf missile

What are the concerns for India?

India is concerned that the U.S would proceed with Countering America’s Adversaries through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) sanctions against India over the S-400 purchase from Russia. 

Read more: What is “CAATSA” or Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act?

Source: This post is based on the article “U.S. expresses unease over S-400 deal published in ‘The Hindu’ on 07 October 2021 

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