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171.
With which country does India conduct the SLINEX exercise?
Japan
Indonesia
Sri Lanka
USA
Answer: Option
Explanation:
SLINEX is an annual bilateral maritime exercise conducted between India and Sri Lanka. The 10th edition of SLINEX-2023 was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

172.
At what cost did the Ministry of Defence sign contracts with Indian shipyards for the acquisition of 11 Next Generation Offshore Patrol Vessels and six Next Generation Missile Vessels?
Rs 25,000 crore
Rs 28,600 crore
Rs 22,600 crore
Rs 19,600 crore
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) signed contracts with Indian shipyards for the acquisition of 11 Next Generation Offshore Patrol Vessels (NGOPVs) and six Next Generation Missile Vessels (NGMVs) at an overall cost of approximately Rs 19,600 crore.

173.
Who is the new Vice-Chief of the Indian Navy?
Ajay Singh
Jasjit Singh
Vijay Malik
Karamjeet Malik
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Vice-Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh is the new Vice-Chief of the Indian Navy.

174.
The Defence Ministry signed three contracts to boost defence capabilities. What is the total cost of these contracts?
3000 crore
5400 crore
6700 crore
2356 crore
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Defence Ministry signed three contracts worth nearly 5400 crore rupees to boost defence capabilities.

175.
Which country's defence ministry announced the first shipment of third-generation Leopard-2 tanks to Ukraine?
India
Germany
United Kingdom
USA
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The German defence ministry announced the first shipment of third-generation Leopard-2 tanks to Ukraine.