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The Pilotless target aircraft, fabricated at the Aeronautical Development Establishment, Bangalore, is

[A]. Lakshya
[B]. Cheetah
[C]. Nishant
[D]. Arjun

Answer: Option A


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Sonia said: (Jun 19, 2013)  
Nishant is an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) developed by India's ADE (Aeronautical Development Establishment) a branch of DRDO for the Indian Armed Forces.

Yogesh said: (Nov 3, 2014)  
Why is it answered as Lakshya?

Dr.Suresh Patel said: (Jun 1, 2019)  
Lakshya is an Indian remotely piloted high speed target drone system developed by the Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) of DRDO. A variant Lakshya-1 is used to perform discreet aerial reconnaissance of battlefield and target acquisition.

The drone remotely piloted by a ground control station provides realistic towed aerial sub-targets for live fire training. The drone is ground or ship launched from a zero length launcher and recovery is by a two-stage parachute system developed by ADE (DRDO), for land- or sea-based recovery. The drone has a crushable nose cone, which absorbs the impact of landing, minimizing damage. The flight path may be controlled or pre-programmed, based upon the type of mission.

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