With reference to the ‘Pralay’, consider the following statements:
1) It is an air-to-surface missile.
2) It was developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. None of these
Answer: 2 only
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully conducted maiden flight test of indigenously developed surface-to-surface missile ‘Pralay’, from Dr A P J Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha on December 22, 2021.
The Missile is powered with solid propellant rocket motor and many new technologies.
The missile has a range of 150-500 kilometre and can be launched from a mobile launcher.
The missile guidance system includes state-of-the-art navigation system and integrated avionics.