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Exercise :: Defence - Latest Current Affairs

  • Defence - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Name the mission which is embarked by INS Sagardhwani in Kochi.

A. Operation Madad
B. Sagar Maitri Mission-2
C. Operation Nistar
D. Sarp Vinash Mission

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

INS Sagardhwani embarked on a two-month-long Sagar Maitri Mission-2 from Southern Naval Command in Kochi. INS Sagardhwani is an oceanographic research vessel of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). Sagar Maitri is a unique initiative of the DRDO to promote closer cooperation in socio-economic aspects as well as greater scientific interaction, especially in ocean research among Indian Ocean Rim (IOR) countries.

2. 

The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) ship, that carries Bhutanese cargo to Bhutan, sailed over __________.

A. Indo Bangladesh Protocol Route
B. Indo Bhutan Protocol Route
C. Bhutan Bangla Protocol Route
D. Indo China Protocol Route

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) ship, MV AAI flagged-off by Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State for Shipping (Independent Charge) and Chemical and Fertilisers, from Dhubri river port (Assam )to Narayanganj (Bangladesh), carrying 1000 MT of Bhutanese stone over river Brahmaputra, using Indo-Bangladesh Protocol Route. Benefit: The environment-friendly mode of transport will cut short travel time by 8 to 10 days, reduce transportation cost by 30%, bringing down logistics costs & making it easier and cheaper to reach goods to North Eastern states from other parts of the country. In order to maintain the depth of water on this route, India will provide Rs 300 crore to Bangladesh for 5 years.

3. 

Name the missile, for which Indian Army has placed an order with Israel under emergency purchases powers to meet operational preparedness.

A. Cruise missile
B. Short-range antirocket missile
C. Anti-tank Spike missiles
D. Man-portable antitank guided missile

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Indian Army has placed an order for procuring anti-tank Spike missiles from Israel under emergency purchases powers to meet operational preparedness. The deal was approved by Army in April 2019 during emergency purchase powers granted to three armed forces after February 14, 2019, Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed followed by Balakot airstrike.Anti-tank Spike missiles: It is designed and developed by Israeli company Rafael Advanced Defense Systems. It can be fired from different platforms -vehicles, helicopters, ships and ground launchers.

4. 

Which of the following Army is planning to acquire the Excalibur artillery ammunition from the Americans under the emergency procurement procedures?

A. French Army
B. Italian Army
C. Indian Army
D. Japan Army

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Indian Army is planning to acquire the Excalibur artillery ammunition from the Americans under the emergency procurement procedures. It is capable of hitting targets more than 50 Kilometers away. This Excalibur ammunition can be fired from US-made M-777 ultra-light howitzers which are already in process of being inducted in the Army.

5. 

What is the name of Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) will be delivered to the Indian Navy in 2021 for advanced trials?

A. Rafael
B. Vikrant
C. Tejas
D. MG-21

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

India's first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) Vikrant will be delivered to the Indian Navy in 2021 for advanced trials. IAC Vikrant is in advanced stage of construction and is being built by Cochin Shipyard Limited.