Correct Answer : Option (B) - Prachanda
In a big boost to its combat prowess, the Indian Air Force formally inducted the first indigenously developed multirole light combat helicopters (LCH), named Prachand, into its fleet at its Jodhpur base in Rajasthan in the presence of Defence minister Rajnath Singh, the Ministry of Defence said in a statement.
These helicopters are capable of destruction of enemy air defence, performing counter-insurgency operations, combat search and rescue tasks.
Chief of Defence Staff General Anil Chauhan and Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari were also present at the induction ceremony in the 143 Helicopter Unit at the Jodhpur base.
Speaking at the induction ceremony, Rajnath Singh said, “For a long time, there was a need for attack helicopters and during the Kargil war, its need was felt seriously. The LCH is a result of research & development for two decades. And its induction into the IAF is an important milestone in defence production.".Source : Mint