S-400 missile system deal: Adding huge firepower to defence preparedness, India is set to get Russia's approximately Rs 40,000 crore S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems. The S-400 Triumf missile system is one of the most formidable in the world, and it is widely believed that the US also fears it. The deal was announced in October 2016, though its finer details are yet to be worked out. Precontract preparations are underway, Russian Deputy PM Dmitry Rogozin has said.
Additionally, amidst growing bonhomie between India and the US, the biggest defence deal with Russia would also placate India's all-weather ally. The acquisition of the S-400 Triumf system would send a strong signal to Pakistan. We take a look at some cool facts about the missile system and how it will be a big boost for India.