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176.
India’s L&T has collaborated with which country's company Navantia for the development of 6 Submarines?
Sudan
Switzerland
Sri Lanka
Spain
Answer: Option
Explanation:
LARSEN & TOUBRO (L&T) has said that it has signed a Teaming Agreement with Spain-based Navantia to participate in the Navy's P75 (India) submarine project and will submit a techno-commercial bid for it.

177.
SALVEX is an exercise of India conducted with which country?
United Kingdom
United States of America
Germany
Laos
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Indian Navy and the US Navy successfully concluded the seventh edition of the Indian Navy – US Navy (IN – USN) Salvage and Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) exercise, SALVEX. The exercise took place from June 26 to July 6, 2023, in Kochi.

178.
With which country does India conduct the maritime exercise "JIMEX 23"?
Jakarta
Jordan
Japan
Jamaica
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The seventh edition of the bilateral Japan-India Maritime Exercise 2023 (JIMEX 23) is currently being conducted at/ off Visakhapatnam from 05 -10 July 2023. This exercise is hosted by the Indian Navy and marks the 11th anniversary of JIMEX since its inception in 2012.

179.
Which class of submarines does INS Shankush, which has been making news recently, belong to?
Shishumar Class
Vanguard Class
Ballistic Class
Guided-missile submarines
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Ministry of Defence has signed a contract for Medium Refit with Life Certification (MRLC) Submarine "INS Shankush" with Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL), Mumbai, at an overall cost of Rs. 2725 Cr. INS Shankush belongs to the Shishumar class of submarines and has a speed of 22 knots.

180.
Which force will conduct the 'Tarang' exercise taking place in India?
Garud Commando Force
Indian Air Force
Indian Navy
Indian Coast Guard
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Indian Air Force is planning to conduct the largest air exercise in India named 'Tarang'. This air exercise is expected to involve the participation of 12 countries.