Soon india will buy its most advanced weapons systems from Russia S-400 Missile defence systems. So whats is in this systems that USA give threat to india to put ban on india. But india will buy this system at anyhow. Lets close look at this systems.
India and Russia had signed the agreement in 2016 in which india will buy the latest and most advanced missile defence systems S-400. This missile defence system is currently the most advanced systems in the world. India will buy a five S-400 systems at the price of 40,000 Crore. This system will use for securing important military base and important places of india. After Russia the only china have this missile systems and india will become second nation to buy this S-400 missile systems. For buying this Missile systems from Russia USA give warning to india that they will put ban on india for buying this systems. But india will definatly buy this systems.
India have lots of self-defence missile system like SPYDER,AKASH,BARAK-8 but this missile systems have some limits. And india is also developing its own missile defence systems. But it take years to full development. That’s why india decided to buy this systems.
S-400 Triumph missile or also called SA-21 Growler by NATO. This is not a single missile but bunch of different missiles with different range. This Missile system can detect and destroy fifth Genration fighter jets like F-22 and F-35. The only S-400 can capable to do this. No other defence systems have this kind of capability. It can destroy target upto 400 kilometers.
India will buy a five S-400 systems. In each systems there are 8 missile launchers which have 32 different range of missiles. And this system also include 2 radars and a special command post which operate entire s-400. The all system are mobile. So it can move on trucks at any place.
|Target detection range||600 kilometers|
|Target Range in air||Maximum: 400 KM
Minimum: 2 KM
|Altitude limits for target||Maximum: 185 KM
Minimum: 2 meters
|Maximum amount of target||80|
|Launch of simultaneous missiles||160|
|Time for prepare for operation||15 minutes|
|Types of Target||Bomber ,Fifth generation fighter, UAV, incoming missiles,Early warning aircrafts|
|Types of missile and its range||Total 5 types
: 40 KM
S-400 missile defence systems have most advanced Radar systems called “91N6E GRAVESTONE RADAR”. It can track 300 target simultaneously and its range is 600 kilometers. The second radars is “92NE6 BIG BIRD RADAR” which can track 100 target simultaneously. The special radar name “96LE6” is a high altitude detector radar for track mountain. A special command post name “55K6E” can manage and operate the entire S-400 missile defence systems. This post can be run by 5 men.
S-400 has best missile in its class and 5 types of missiles for target and different ranges lets look its missile systems
|9M96E||40 KM||333 KILO|
|9M96E2||120 KM||420 KILO|
|48N6E2||200 KM||1835 KILO|
|48N6E3||250 KM||1835 KILO|
|40N6||400 KM||1893 KILO|
This system also have some other type of radar and post which selected by need. This system can target fifth gen fighter and UAV which fly at very high altitude. This system also track and destroy incoming missiles of enemy.
This system will deploy at Pakistan and Chinese border area. This single system can cost a 4 billion Dolar. And after its capablilty this price is worth it.