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Exercise :: Defence - Latest Current Affairs

  • Defence - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Indian Navy and which country's Navy have conducted a day long Naval Exercise PASSEX for tactical and communications training, towards the Malacca Strait in the Indian Ocean Region?

A. China
B. Japan
C. Russia
D. France

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

In order to promote mutual understanding, Indian Navy and Japanese Navy (Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force) have conducted a day long Naval Exercise PASSEX (Passing Exercise) for tactical and communications training, towards the Malacca Strait in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR). This was the 15th exercise undertaken by the navies of these two nations in the last three years.

2. 

What is the name of Advanced Torpedo Decoy System that is capable of being fired from all frontline warships, inducted reccently by Indian Navy?

A. Maareech
B. Shastra
C. Brahastra
D. Ravana

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Indian Navy inducted an Advanced Torpedo Decoy System (ATDS) namely 'Maareech' that is capable of being fired from all frontline warships. It is equipped with sonars and towed and expendable decoys, which are capable of detecting, confusing, diverting and decoying the incoming torpedoes.

3. 

Indian Navy has inducted indigenously developed Torpedo Decoy System on 26 June 2020. Who is current Chief of the Naval Staff?

A. S. M. Nanda
B. M. S. Pawar
C. G Ashok Kumar
D. Karambir Singh

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Indian Navy has inducted indigenously developed Torpedo Decoy System on 26 June 2020. The Advanced Torpedo Decoy System Maareech was designed and developed DRDO labs, Naval Science & Technological Laboratory (NSTL), and Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory.

4. 

The Central Government has granted special financial powers of how much Rs as emergency funds to armed forces for war preparedness amid ongoing border tensions with China?

A. Rs 750 crore
B. Rs 1000 crore
C. Rs 1500 crore
D. Rs 500 crore

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Central Government has granted special financial powers of Rs 500 crore as emergency funds to armed forces for war preparedness amid ongoing border tensions with China. Under this financial aid, the three defence services (Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force) can buy any weapon system or any in inventory upto Rs 500 cr in consultation with the Department of Military Affairs.

5. 

Who inaugurated a two-day digital conference on the defence & aerospace manufacturing sector Defence Conclave 2020, Gujarat via video conference on 26 June?

A. Shripad Naik
B. Narendra Singh Tomar
C. Raj Nath Singh
D. D.V. Sadananda Gowda

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Union Minister of State for Defence Shri Shripad Naik inaugurated a two-day digital conference on the defence & aerospace manufacturing sector Defence Conclave 2020, Gujarat via video conference on 26 June. The conclave is being jointly organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Gujarat and Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers.