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Exercise :: Defence - Latest Current Affairs

  • Defence - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved capital acquisition proposals of the defence services, valued at Rs ______ crore?

A. Rs 13919 crore
B. Rs 14952 crore
C. Rs 15935 crore
D. Rs 12130 crore

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman approved capital acquisition proposals of the defence services, valued at Rs 15935 crore. Light Machine Guns for the three services at an estimated cost of over Rs 1819 crore. Seven lakh forty thousand assault rifles for the three services at an estimated cost of Rs 12,280 crore. These rifles will be made by the Ordnance Factory Board and a private company. 5719 sniper rifles for the army and the air force at an estimated cost of Rs 982 crore. DAC has also approved the procurement of Advanced Torpedo Decoy Systems for enhancing the anti-submarine warfare capabilities of the Indian naval ships.

2. 

India successfully test-fired its home-grown long range intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) Agni-IV in which coast?

A. Karnataka
B. Odisha
C. Gujarat
D. Tamil Nadu

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

India successfully test-fired its home-grown long range intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) Agni-IV from the Abdul Kalam Wheeler Island off Odisha coast. The test was aimed at revalidating new technologies incorporated in Agni-IV system and checking the readiness of armed forces to launch the missile on its own.

3. 

India-Oman joint military exercise Al-Nagah-II 2017 held in ___________.

A. Karnataka
B. Odisha
C. Andra Pradesh
D. Himacha Pradeh

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The joint military exercise Al-Nagah-II 2017 between India and Oman began in the Dhauladhar Ranges in Bakloh belt of Himachal Pradesh to strengthen the military ties between the two countries. This is the second edition of the exercise in continuation of a series of joint exercises between the armies of the two countries. The first edition of the exercise was held at Muscat, Oman in 2015.

4. 

Which country commissioning its first radar-evading J-20 stealth fighter jets into military service recently?

A. Bhutan
B. Nepal
C. China
D. Pakisthan

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Chengdu J-20 is China's fourth-generation medium and long-range fighter jet. China announced the commissioning of its first radar-evading J-20 stealth fighter jets into military service, in Beijing. It is a twin-engine, single seat stealth fighter. It was built by Chengdu Aerospace Corporation.

5. 

Which naval Ship commissioned into Indian Navy?

A. INS Viraat
B. INS Kolkata
C. INS TARASA
D. INS Betwa

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

INS Tarasa, a Water Jet Fast Attack Craft intended for extended coastal and offshore surveillance and patrolling, was commissioned into the Indian Navy. Western Naval Command chief Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, who commissioned the vessel, expressed the hope that "she would discharge her duties with elan and resolve, and bring laurels to the WNC.