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Exercise :: Defence - Latest Current Affairs

  • Defence - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) launched a new portal for real-time data on available depth on stretches of National Waterways. It was named as;

A. WAMS
B. PIB
C. PARS
D. LADIS

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) launched a new portal Least Available Depth Information System (LADIS) for real-time data on available depth on stretches of National Waterways.

2. 

How many Indian Rafale fighters will participate in the 12th edition of Aero India 2019 air show?

A. 6
B. 3
C. 5
D. 8

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

French aerospace major Dassault Aviation flew to India three Rafale fighters to participate in the 12th edition of Aero India 2019 air show from February 20-24. The biennial international expo is being held at the Yellahanka base of the Indian Air Force (IAF) near the Bengaluru international airport. India is buying 36 of the twin-engine, delta wing multi-role Rafale to replace the ageing Russian-made MiG-21 fleet of the Indian Air Force over the next four years.

3. 

Recently, Indian Army carried an annual exercise named __________ in Nashik.

A. Yudh Abhyas XIV
B. Topchi
C. Indra X
D. Maitree 2019

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Indian Army showcased its artillery firepower by using ultralight Howitzers and indigenous Swathi weapon-locating radar at the annual "Exercise Topchi". The exercise was held at Deolali Camp near Nashik. Aviation and surveillance capabilities were also showcased. There were a showcase of display of rockets, missiles, surveillance, and target acquisition radars, remotely piloted aircraft and hi-tech equipment in addition to gunfire. The precision displayed while delivering the explosives in the target area stunned all those present.

4. 

Exercise Rahat Concluded in __________.

A. Agra
B. Jaipur
C. Hyderabad
D. Chennai

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Joint Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Exercise 'Exercise Rahat' concluded in Jaipur, Rajasthan. It was demonstrated in Jaipur, Kota and Alwar in Rajasthan. Indian Army was represented by Jaipur based Sapta Shakti Command. Representatives from Armed Forces, National Disaster Management Response Mechanism (NDMRM), SDMA Rajasthan and DLMAs participated in the exercise. With a view to cooperate efforts for humanitarian assistance and Disaster Relief operations NDMA coordinated the exercise. The exercise was conducted in three places, in Jaipur it was in the form of a table top exercise and at Kota and Alwar it demonstrated on-ground capability and coordination among various stakeholders.

5. 

This country has signed the U.S. for 72,400 SIG716 assault rifles.

A. Germany
B. Russia
C. India
D. South Korea

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Ministry of Defence, India has signed the U.S. for 72,400 SIG716 assault rifles for front-line soldiers deployed in operational areas. Of the 72,400 rifles, 66,400 are meant for the Army, 2,000 for the Navy and 4,000 for the Air Force. The broad parameters for the weapon are an effective range of 500 m and a weight of less than 3 kg. The new rifles will replace the Indian National Small Arms System (INSAS) rifles.