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Exercise :: Defence - Latest Current Affairs

  • Defence - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Which aircraft has been included in the IAF's 'Tigersharks' 222 squadron?

A. Dassault Rafale
B. HAL Tejas
C. F-16 Fighting Falcon
D. Sukhoi-30 MKI

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Indian Air Force inducted its first squadron of Sukhoi-30 MKI aircraft which are capable of carrying BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. The induction ceremony of the 222 'Tigersharks' fighter squadron was held at Thanjavur airbase.

2. 

Which ballistic missile has been successfully tested by DRDO from an underwater platform?

A. Agni-II
B. Pralay
C. K-4
D. Surya

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

India has successfully test-fired nuclear-capable K-4 ballistic missile off the coast in Andhra Pradesh on 19 January 2020. The missile was launched from a 3500-kilometer strike range nuclear-capable submarine, underwater platform. The missile was developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

3. 

Which of the following conducted the exercise Winged Raider?

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

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Indian Army conducted the airborne Exercise Winged Raider in the North-Eastern theatre on 10 January 2020. It is the Army's biggest airborne exercise. It comprises of more than 500 special forces troops.

4. 

How many aircrafts are to be acquired by the government for Indian Air Force?

A. 100
B. 150
C. 200
D. 250

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Centre is planning to acquire around 200 aircraft for the Indian Air Force (IAF). The aim is to cope with the depleting aerial inventories of IAF. The announcement about the acquisition was made by the defence secretary Ajay Kumar.

5. 

'Operation Sankalp' is associated with which force?

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

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Amid the deteriorating security situation in the Middle East, the Indian Navy said on January 9 it continues to maintain its presence in the Gulf region as part of its 'Operation Sankalp' initiated earlier this year to ensure security of its sea-borne trade and the safety of Indian Flag Merchant Vessels transiting through the region.