“Indian Navy to procure Lynx-U2 Fire Control Systems worth 1,700 crore rupees from Bharat Electronics Limited”

  1. The Defence Ministry signed a contract worth one thousand 700 crore rupees with Bharat Electronics Limited.
  2. The contract is for procurement of 13 Lynx-U2 Fire Control Systems for the Indian Navy.
  3. The Lynx-U2 System is a Naval Gun Fire Control System designed and developed indigenously.
  4. The Lynx-U2 System is capable of accurately tracking and engaging targets amidst sea clutter as well as air and surface targets.
  5. The fourth generation Lynx-U2 System will be installed on New Generation Offshore Patrol Vessels.
  6. The installation will generate employment of two lakh man-days over a period of four years.
  7. The installation will encourage Indian industries including MSMEs by giving boost to Atma Nirbharta initiatives in the defence sector.

What is the Lynx-U2 System?
A. A Surface to Air Missile System
B. A Naval Gun Fire Control System
C. A Short Range Surface Air Missile (SRSAM) System
D. A Long Range Surface to Air Missile (LRSAM) System

Answer: B. A Naval Gun Fire Control System.

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