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166.
What is the name of the domestically developed alternative to the Microsoft operating system that India's Ministry of Defence has opted for?
Kavach OS
CyberShield OS
Secure Guard OS
Maya OS
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India’s Ministry of Defence has taken a decisive step by opting to replace the Microsoft operating system with a domestically developed alternative named the ‘Maya‘ operating system. This strategic move aims to elevate the nation’s cybersecurity measures in the face of escalating cyber threats.

167.
Which entities collaborated on the development of the autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) named Neerakshi?
Indian Navy and Coast Guard
Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd and MSME entity AEPL
Coast Guard and MSME entity
Indian Navy and Army
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Neerakshi, an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) designed for mine detection, is a collaborative effort between Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd and the MSME entity AEPL. This innovative AUV is a pioneering advancement for India.

168.
Which organization developed the Nag ATGM and the Helina (Dhruvastra) missile?
Indian Army
Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL)
Indian Air Force (IAF)
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Nag ATGM and Helina (Dhruvastra) missiles were developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and manufactured by Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL).

169.
Which of the following uniform elements will no longer be worn by senior officers with flag ranks (Brigadier and above) in the Indian Army?
Shoulder rank badges
Belt
Lanyards
Gorget patches
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Senior officers with flag ranks (Brigadier and above) in the Indian Army will no longer wear lanyards, which are braid patterns worn on the shoulders of uniforms to denote qualification or regimental affiliation. The adoption of a common uniform for Brigadier and above ranks in the Indian Army aims to reinforce a common identity and unity among senior officers.

170.
Exercise Talisman Sabre 2023 is the largest bilateral military exercise of which country?
Ukraine
Australia
Canada
Kenya
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Australia's largest bilateral military exercise with the United States, Exercise Talisman Sabre, officially commenced, with an opening ceremony on-board HMAS Canberra.