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Exercise :: Defence - Latest Current Affairs

  • Defence - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Joint patrol exercise from the Reunion Island has been conducted by India with which country?

A. Australia
B. France
C. Mauritius
D. Maldives

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

India and France, for the first time, have conducted joint patrols from the Reunion Island, signalling New Delhi's intent to engage with friendly foreign partners in expanding its footprint in the Indian Ocean, focusing on the stretch between the East African coastline and the Malacca straits.

2. 

Marines and Emirati forces conducted the biennial exercise, named Native Fury at which place?

A. Singapore
B. Dubai
C. Kathmandu
D. Abu Dhabi

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

US Marines and Emirati forces conducted the biennial exercise, named Native Fury at Abu Dhabi on March 23, 2020.The exercise saw forces seize a sprawling model Mideast city, a drill conducted amid tensions with Iran and despite the new coronavirus pandemic. It also comes after the U.S. killed Iran's most prominent general in a drone strike in January, and Tehran retaliated with a ballistic missile attack on American forces in Iraq.

3. 

The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and Which of the following companies have collaborated to carry out joint research in industrial and infrastructure cybersecurity?

A. Reliance
B. L&T Technology
C. Tech Mahindera
D. TCS

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and L&T Technology Services have collaborated to carry out joint research in industrial and infrastructure cybersecurity. They will jointly set up a Center of Excellence (CoE) at the IIT Kanpur campus and conduct research in the areas of Honeypot, intrusion detection systems, malware analysis, blockchain, vulnerability assessment and penetration testing and provide cybersecurity awareness and training programs.

4. 

The DAC has approved procurement of how many Tejas fighter aircraft?

A. 73
B. 79
C. 83
D. 89

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Defence Acquisition Council has approved the proposal to procure 83 indigenously-made Tejas fighter aircraft for the Indian Air Force. The move is expected to give a huge boost to India's 'Make in India' campaign.

5. 

It has been directed to grant permanent commission to serving women officers in Navy within how many months with increments?

A. 8 months
B. 3 months
C. 6 months
D. 12 months

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Justice DY Chandrachud directed the Centre to grant permanent commission to serving women officers in Navy within three months with increments. The judgment follows a verdict by the Apex Court in favour of granting permanent for women in the Indian Army. A permanent commission entitles an officer to serve in the Navy till he/she retires unlike Short Service Commission (SSC), which is currently for 10 years and can be extended by four more years, a total of 14 years.