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Exercise :: Defence - Latest Current Affairs

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1. 

Indian army will participate in a multilateral exercise "TSENTR 2019". It will be held in __________.

A. Tajikistan
B. Japan
C. Russia
D. Uzbekistan

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Indian army will participate in a multilateral exercise "TSENTR 2019" to be held in Russia. Armies of Pakistan, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Russia will also participate in the exercise. This will be the first time that forces from India and Pakistan will participate in a multilateral exercise together since the Balakot airstrikes conducted by Indian forces. The exercise is a part of the annual series of large scale exercises that form part of the Russian Armed Forces' annual training cycle. The exercise rotates between the four main Russian operational strategic commands.

2. 

DRDO hands over this aircraft to Indian Air Force.

A. Rustom
B. Netra
C. Lakshya
D. Kapothaka

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) has handed over the second airborne warning plane, Netr-a, to the Indian Air Force. The Netra, an Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEWC) aircraft, it is useful for surveillance, tracking, identification and classification of airborne and sea surface targets and is useful in detecting incoming ballistic missile threats. The Netra had played a stellar role during the Balakot airstrikes that had been carried out by the IAF in February this year. It provided surveillance and radar coverage to the five Mirage jets that bombed terror launch pads in Balakot in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan.

3. 

For which missile, the procurement of 6 squadrons worth Rs 5,000 crore was approved by the central government?

A. Prithvi air defence missile
B. Akash air defense missile
C. Barak 8 air defense missile
D. Trishul air defense missile

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

In a bid to strengthen the Indian Air Force (IAF), the central government has approved the procurement of 6 squadrons of indigenous Akash Air Defense missile for the Air Force at a cost of Rs 5,000 crore. They will be deployed along the borders with Pakistan and China.

4. 

Name the Japan-India-U.S trilateral maritime exercise that will be held in September - October, 2019.

A. MILAN 2019
B. IBSAMAR 2019
C. VARUNA 2019
D. MALABAR 2019

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Japan-India-U.S trilateral maritime exercise "MALABAR 2019" will be held from late September to early October, 2019.India, Japan Annual Defence Dialogue 2019 resolved to further deepen bilateral defence and strategic ties.

5. 

SLINEX joint maritime naval exercise between India and __________.

A. Nepal
B. Sri Lanka
C. Bangladesh
D. Singapore

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The 9th edition of weeklong joint maritime naval exercise between India and Srilanka(SL) named SLINEX for the year 2019 has commenced in the port of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. Two Sri Lanka Navy hips(SLNS) namelySindurala and Suranimala that are offshore patrol vehicles left the Trincomalee port of Srilanka to participate in the exercise. Wide ranging naval exercise to enhance cooperation in the Indian Ocean region and helicopter operations.