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

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    Consider the following statements about Rafale and Typhoon:
    1. Both Dassault Rafale and the Euro fighter Typhoon are twin-engine multi-role aircraft.
    2. The Rafale has the advantage of being logistically and operationally similar to the Mirage 2000 whereas Euro fighter offers the Tranche-3 Typhoon for the Indian requirement, equipped with the CAESARAESA radar.
    3. Rafale has an advantage over many of the competitors because it is subjected to ITAR restrictions. Which of the above statements is/are correct?

    A)  1 and 2

    B)  1 and 3

    C)  2 and 3

    D)  1, 2 and 3

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Rafale and Typhoon: Dassault describes the Rafale as an omnirole fighter, with a high level of agility, capable of simultaneously performing air supremacy, interdiction, reconnaissance, and airborne nuclear deterrent missions. The Eurofighter Typhoon has very impressive air-to-air capabilities. Its air-to-ground capabilities are certainly adequate and improving. While it is not a "5th generation" stealth aircraft, it offers similar, if not superior performance and detection capability. It is compatible with the latest, most advanced missile technology.

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