Q. With reference to Igla-S, consider the following statements:
1. It is a Man-Portable Very Short Range Air Defence System.
2. It is manufactured by Israel.
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: A

Statement 1 is correct: Igla-S Man-Portable Air Defence System is a Very Short Range Air Defence (VSHORAD) System  

Statement 2 is incorrect: It is manufactured by Russia. 

Purpose: These missiles are meant to counter low-flying aircraft as the last line of defence against flying objects in a layered air defence system. 

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