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Defence & Security :

Innovation For Defence Excellence

Recently, the Ministry of Defence organised the inaugural session of ‘Def Connect 2019’ to showcase the accomplishments of the Innovation for Defence Excellence (iDEX) initiative. Consider the following given statements about the iDEX:

  1. Launched in 2017, iDEX is an ecosystem to foster innovation & technology development in Defence and Aerospace by engaging innovators & entrepreneurs to deliver technologically advanced solutions for modernizing Indian Military.
  2. iDEX is being managed and funded by a Defence Innovation Organization (DIO) which has been formed as a ‘not for profit’ company as per Section 8 of the Companies Act 2013.
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National Security Guard

Recently, the National Security Guard (NSG) celebrated the 35th raising day ceremony NSG headquarters located in Manesar, Gurugram. Consider the following statements regarding the NSG:

  1. The NSG is a counter-terrorism unit that formally came into existence in 1986 by an act of Parliament- ‘National Security Guard Act, 1986’.
  2. It is a Federal Contingency World Class Zero Error Force to deal with anti-terrorist activities in all its manifestation.

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Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile(QRSAM)

Consider the following statements regarding the Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air (QRSAM) Missile:

  1. The state-of-the-art missile has been developed and tested by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
  2. It uses solid-fuel propellant and has a range of 25-30 km, with the capability of engaging multiple targets.
  3. It is equipped with indigenously developed phased array radar, Inertial Navigation System, Data Link and RF seeker.
  4. It is also equipped with electronic countermeasures against jamming by aircraft radars.

Which of the statements above is/are correct?Choose the correct answer from the cod3es given below:


Pinaka

Consider the following statements with respect to Pinaka:

  1. Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in Israel.
  2. It can lay anti-personnel and anti-tank mines at a short notice.
  3. It will be delivered to India next year.

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Akash Missile System

Consider the following statements:

  1. Akash is a medium-range mobile surface-to-air missile defense system developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
  2. Akash flies at supersonic speed, reaching around Mach 2.5.
  3. QRSAM is heavier compared to Akash Missile System.

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QRSAM

Consider the following statements:

  1. QRSAM is an indigenously built missile that can be deployed by the Army only.
  2. QRSAM is more effective against low flying aerial targets like Attack Helicopters and Armed Drones.
  3. QRSAM uses solid-fuel propellant only.

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