Q. With reference to Protected Mobility Vehicles(PMV), consider the following statements:
1.PMV provides protection to the soldiers travelling inside the vehicle from mine blasts and sudden attacks by small arms.
2.India is importing all the PMVs it required.
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
Notes:

Statement 1 is correct: PMV provides protection to the soldiers travelling inside the vehicle from mine blasts and sudden attacks by small arms.

Statement 2 is incorrect: India has the capability of producing PMVs. In April 2022, the Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) handed over the first of such Infantry Protected Mobility Vehicles(IPMVs) to the Chief of Army Staff.

Hence, TASL is now the first private sector company in the country to produce IPMV in collaboration with the DRDO.

Source: Indian Express