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Exercise :: Defence - Latest Current Affairs

  • Defence - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

The Bilateral Navy exercise that was held between India and Vietnam in Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam.

A. IN-VPN BILAT EX
B. IND-VTNM BILAT NAVY EX
C. IND-VTNM EX
D. IND-VTNM BILAT EX

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Indian Navy held the 2nd edition of the bilateral maritime exercise between the Indian Navy and Vietnam Peoples' Navy, (IN - VPN BILAT EX) at Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam during 13th to 16th April, 2019.The exercise was undertaken as a part of the ongoing Overseas Deployment of Eastern Fleet ships to South East Asian countries.INS Kolkata under the command of Captain Aditya Hara and INS Shakti under the command of Captain Sriram Amur participated in the exercise.

2. 

Where was the Debrief of Indian Navy coastal defence exercise "Sea Vigil", chaired by Vice Admiral MS Pawar held?

A. Chennai
B. Kolkata
C. Mumbai
D. New Delhi

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The debrief of the Indian Navy exercise termed as 'Sea Vigil' (held from January 22 to 23) was conducted. The meeting was chaired by Vice Admiral MS Pawar, AVSM, VSM, the Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff (DCNS). It was conducted at the Naval headquarters, New Delhi. After the 26/11 Mumbai attack in 2008, Sea Vigil became the very 1st national-level coastal defence exercise conducted by the Indian Navy. In this exercise, it involved naval stakeholders at the centre and all 13 coastal states and union territories.The meeting was conducted for the National Committee for Strengthening Maritime and Coastal Security (NCSMCS).

3. 

With whom the Vietnam People's Navy concludes its Bilateral Exercise, recently?

A. Indian Navy
B. Indian Army
C. Indian Police
D. Indian Defence

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Indian Navy held the 2nd edition of the bilateral maritime exercise between the Indian Navy and Vietnam Peoples' Navy, (IN - VPN BILAT EX) at Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam during 13th to 16th April, 2019. The exercise was undertaken as a part of the ongoing Overseas Deployment of Eastern Fleet ships to South East Asian countries. INS Kolkata under the command of Captain Aditya Hara and INS Shakti under the command of Captain Sriram Amur participated in the exercise.

4. 

Indian Coast Guard offshore patrol vessel ____ commissioned by General Bipin Rawat

A. Veera
B. ICGS Vijaya
C. ICGS Samrat
D. INS Vikrant

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Indian Coast Guard vessel Veera commissioned by General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff in the presence of Director General of Indian Coast Guard Rajendra Singh, Chief of Eastern Naval Command Vice Admiral Karambir Singh and other senior dignitaries of the central and state government in a ceremony organised at Eastern Naval Command in Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Veera, the third in the series of the new generation Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) is under the administrative and operational command of the coast guard regional headquarters. This is indigenously designed and built by Larsen & Toubro Ltd. at its shipbuilding facility at Kattupali in Chennai. The 98 meters long, 15-metre wide patrol vessel has a 3.6-metre draft and a range of 5,000 nautical miles.

5. 

Which command won the 15th edition of General J J Singh air weapon championship held in Army Marksmanship Unit?

A. Northern Command, Udhampur
B. Western Command, Chandimandir Cantonment
C. Eastern Command, Lucknow
D. Central Command, Lucknow

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

For the 4th consecutive time, the Northern Command based in Udhampur has won the 15th edition of General J J Singh air weapon championship. Between 25th March to 3rd April, the championship was conducted at Army Marksmanship Unit, Mhow in Madhya Pradesh. The objective of the competition was to train young male and female army-officers for effective participation in national and international shooting competitions. More than 100 male and female Indian-Army shooters competed in the 10-metre air rifle and air pistol categories. The winning team bagged the overall inter command championship by clinching "Burma Shell Trophy" after competing against 9 other teams. The winning team also won the women's overall trophy with 1 gold and 3 silver medals individually.