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16. 

The Indian Air Force has gifted a 1971 war helicopter to which nation?

A. France
B. Bangladesh
C. Nepal
D. Russia

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Commemorating 50 years of defeating Pakistan in the 1971 war, the Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief RKS Bhadauria gifted a legacy Alouette III helicopter to Bangladesh Air Force (BAF).

17. 

Ajendra Bahadur Singh has been appointed as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of which command of Indian Navy?

A. Eastern Naval Command
B. Western Naval Command
C. Andaman and Nicobar Command
D. Southern Naval Command

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) of Eastern Naval Command (ENC).

18. 

The India and Indonesia navies recently held their Passage Exercise (PASSEX) in which region?

A. South China Sea
B. Arctic Ocean
C. Indian Ocean
D. Arabian Sea

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Indian Navy and the Indonesian Navy conducted the Passage Exercise (PASSEX) in the Arabian Sea.

19. 

Who has test-fired the indigenously developed Helina & Dhruvastra missile system?

A. DRDO
B. ISRO
C. NASA
D. ASMI

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has successfully carried out joint user trials of indigenously developed Helina and Dhruvastra Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM).

20. 

Which Indian ship is participating in the Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX 21) and International Defence Exhibition (IDEX 21) in Abu Dhabi?

A. INS Vibhuti
B. INS Veer
C. INS Pralaya
D. INS Nirghat

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Indian Naval Ship Pralaya reached Abu Dhabi in UAE to participate in the Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX 21) and International Defence Exhibition (IDEX 21).