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Exercise :: Defence - Latest Current Affairs

  • Defence - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Which of the following system was launched by Indian Navy to rescue crew members from submarines?

A. Long Submergence Rescue Vehicle (LSRV)
B. Medium Submergence Rescue Vehicle (MSRV)
C. Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV)
D. Ultrasonic Submergence Rescue Vehicle (USRV)

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Indian Navy inducted its first Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV) System at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai on 11 December 2018. DSRV is used to rescue crew members stranded in submarines that get disabled. The Indian Navy joins a select group of naval forces in the world that boasts of DSRVs. The DSRV can be operated at a depth of 650 meters and can hold around 15 people.

2. 

Who conducted an exercise "Cross Bow 18"?

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

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Indian Air Force (IAF) conducted combined guided weapons firing of Surface-to-Air Missiles from the Air Force Station located at Suryalanka, Andhra Pradesh. The first-of-its-kind exercise for the Air Force was code-named 'CROSS BOW-18'. CROSS BOW-18 saw the successful firing of four different classes of missiles like Akash, Spyder, OSA-AK-M and IGLA.

3. 

2018 Military Literature Festival was held in __________.

A. Pune
B. Hyderabad
C. New Delhi
D. Chandigarh

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The 3-day Military Literature Festival (MLF) 2018, commenced at Lake Club in Chandigarh. The festival is a joint initiative of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Sing, Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore and The Western Command, Indian Army. First session on 'Role of Cross Border Operations & Surgical Strikes', Second session on the 'Contribution of India towards the First World War', Third session was on sessions 'Two Battles For Survival - Ferozshah 1848 and Chilianwala 1849', and 'Indian Cavalry Charges of the First World War and the Gallipoli Campaign'.

4. 

The 10th Edition of the bilateral exercise between the Indian Navy and Russian Federation Navy begins in __________.

A. Visakhapatnam
B. Kolkata
C. Cochin
D. Chennai

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The 10th Edition of the bilateral exercise between the Indian Navy and Russian Federation Navy (RuFN) started at Visakhapatnam. The Maritime exercise will conclude on December 16. The Primary aim of the exercise is to increase interoperability amongst the two navies, develop common understanding and procedures for maritime security operations. This Year's edition of exercise would be held in two phases, The Harbour phase would be held at Visakhapatnam from 9-12 December and the Sea phase would be held from 13-16 December in the bay of Bengal. Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW), Air Defence Drills, Surface firings, Visit Board Search and Seizure (VBSS) operations and tactical procedures will be the thrust of exercises at sea.

5. 

Which of the following is the India's Second Inland Water Transport origin destination pair for containerized cargo movement on National Waterway-1?

A. Paradip-Cuttack
B. Kolkata-Patna
C. Mumbai-Chennai
D. Panaji-Kochi

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

After the Success of container cargo being shipped form Kolkata to Varanasi, Kolkata-Patna has become India's Second Inland Water Transport origin destination pair for containerized cargo movement on National Waterway-1. Bihar Capital Patna will witness to a new landmark in India's Inland Water Transport (IWT) sector with 16 TEUs of Container Cargo from food giants PepsiCo India and Emami Agrotech Ltd reaching Gaighat IWT terminal from Kolkata on river Ganga.