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Exercise :: Defence - Latest Current Affairs

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1. 

Who conducted mega exercise 'Vayu Shakti' in Pokhran, Rajasthan?

A. Indian Air Force
B. Indian Army
C. Indian Coast Guard
D. Indian Navy

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Indian Air Force conducted mega exercise 'Vayu Shakti' in Pokhran, Rajasthan. The exercise was carried out day and night where the IAF showcased firepower capability of indigenously developed platforms and efficacy of missiles. For the first time, the Advanced Light Helicopter (ALP) and the Akash surface-to-air missile were deployed in the military exercise. MiG-29 fighter jet also participated in the exercise. The capability of Griffin Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) a laser-guided bomb system was also showcased in the exercise. The honorary group captain of the IAF, Sachin Tendulkar was present during the exercise.

2. 

How many Coastal and Marine sites got identified under National Wildlife Action Plan, According to a biennial report?

A. 111
B. 106
C. 98
D. 100

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

According to a biennial report released by the government, the Centre has identified 106 Coastal and Marine sites as Conservation Reserves under its National Wildlife Action plan for the period of 2017-2031. This was the 2nd biennial updated report which was made by the Ministry of Environment and Forests and was submitted to the UN body on Climate change in December 2018. According to the report, India has been successful to sustain the ecosystem when it is at its edge of disappearing at an alarming rate. Also, it will further conserve the coastal and marine ecosystems from the impact of climate change. Both the coastal and marine areas facilitate with food baskets and fish protein to population, and also provide a valuable foreign exchange in turn.

3. 

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.

4. 

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.

5. 

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.