Q. The term “Prachand” is often seen in news related to?

[A] Radar System

[B] Light Combat Helicopter

[C] Ship destroyer

[D] Anti u2013 Tank Missile

Answer: B

Explanation: Indian Air Force inducted the indigenously developed (by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.) multi-role LCH-Prachand. India has become the seventh country to make attack helicopters.

  • It is the only combat helicopter in the world which can land and takeoff at an altitude of 5,000 meters.
  • Equipped with a countermeasure dispensing system that protects it from enemy radars or infrared seekers of enemy missiles.