New Delhi, Oct 5 The S-400 Triumf, that India is buying from Russia, is something that the world fears. The anti-missile air defense system has the capacity to shoot down even the American stealth jet fighters like America's F-35. Let us look at some facts about the Triumf. China has already bought this system
*The S-400 missile system is capable of destroying incoming missiles, drones and hostile aircraft within a range of up to 400 km. The tracking range of S-400 actually goes up to 600 km.
*The S-400 system, called ‘Growler’ by NATO countries, is capable of tracking 300 targets * It can shoot down around 36 targets in one go within a range of up to 400 * It hits targets at a speed of 17,000 km/ hour.* Triumf is designed to knock down aerodynamic flying targets, including targets with stealth technologies like America's jet fighter F-35
* The system has 8 launchers, a control center, a powerful radar and 16 missiles that are available for reload* The system is capable of firing three types of missiles, hence creating a layered defence for any country that owns it.* India will deploy 3 Triumfs on Pakistan border and 2 on China border* China will start getting systems from 2017News24Bureau