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Exercise :: Defence - Latest Current Affairs

  • Defence - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Which of the following recently recruited female officers for the first time in its Helicopter stream?

A. Indian Army
B. Indian Air Force
C. Indian Navy
D. None of the above

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

For the first time ever, two women officers will be joining the helicopter stream of the Indian Navy as "Observers" (Airborne Tacticians). These women officers will be first batch of women airborne combatants to operate from warships. The entry of women officers was earlier restricted to fixed-wing aircraft of Indian Navy.

2. 

The defence ministry has cancelled two arms import contracts for the army worth how much USD?

A. 1 Billion
B. 1.5 Billion
C. 2 Billion
D. 2.5 Billion

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The defence ministry has cancelled two arms import contracts for the army worth over $ 2.5 billion that were in the final stages, preferring to go for the Make in India route. In a special meeting held on Tuesday, chaired by the Defence Secretary, it has been decided that plans to procure close quarter carbines from a UAE based company and a program to import Self Propelled Air Defence systems from South Korea are being scrapped.

3. 

First batch of how many Rafale aircraft formally inducted into IAF?

A. Four
B. Five
C. Eight
D. Ten

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The first batch of five Rafale fighter jets was formally inducted into the Indian Air Force (IAF) on 10 September 2020 at the Air Force Station in Ambala. They have been inducted in the Indian Air Force's 17 Squadron 'Golden Arrows' based in Ambala. The first five Rafale aircraft had arrived from France on 27 July 2020.

4. 

When will India formally induct Rafael fighter jets?

A. September 10th
B. September 6th
C. September 11th
D. September 5th

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Rafael fighter jets will be formally inducted into the Indian Air Force by Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on September 10, 2020 at the Ambala airbase in Haryana. French Defence Minister Florence Partly will be invited for the induction ceremony.

5. 

When is the last date for submitting expressions of interest to acquire Air India?

A. September 30th
B. October 2nd
C. October 30th
D. November 30th

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Government has extended the deadline to submit bids for Air India by two months till October 30, 2020 due to disrupted global economic activity in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.