SSC General Science & Technology Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    Consider the following statements with reference to the cruise missile
    1. These kinds of missile make use of gravitational force of the earth to make a strike.
    2. It is capable of escaping from radar detection.
    3. Lakshya is India's first cruise missile with range of 600 km. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    A)  1, 2 and 3        

    B)  1 and 2

    C)  Only 2 

    D)  Only 1

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] A cruise missile is a guided missile, the major portion of whose flight path to its target (a land-based or sea-based target) is conducted at approximately constant velocity; that relies on the dynamic reaction of air for lift, and upon propulsion forces to balance drag. Lakshya is an Indian remotely piloted high speed target drone system developed by the Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) of DRDO. A variant Lakshya-1 is used to perform discreet aerial reconnaissance of battlefield and target acquisition.

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