Q. With reference to Advanced Electronic Warfare (EW) System – Shakti, consider the following statements:
1. It is designed for identification and jamming of conventional and modern radars.
2. It will be installed on capital warships under production, including P-15B and Talwar class follow-on ships.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C
Notes:
  • Advanced Electronic Warfare (EW) System ‘Shakti’ has been designed and developed by Defence Electronics Research Laboratory (DLRL) Hyderabad a laboratory of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for Capital Warships of the Indian Navy for the interception, detection, classification, identification and jamming of conventional and modern Radars.  
  • First Shakti system has been installed on-board INS Visakhapatnam and is being installed on-board Indigenous Aircraft Carrier, INS Vikrant. these systems are scheduled to be installed on-board capital warships under production, including P-15B, P-17A and Talwar class follow-on ships. 

Source: PIB