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206.
From which country is India's Defence Ministry planning to purchase MQ-9B armed drones?
UAE
USA
Uganda
Ukraine
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India's Ministry of Defence recently approved the procurement of 31 MQ-9B armed drones from the United States. The deal, valued at a little over $3 billion, is expected to be announced during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's state visit to Washington.

207.
In which country is the multinational joint exercise "Khan Quest 2023" being held, in which the Indian Army is participating?
Mauritius
Malaysia
Moldova
Mongolia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The multinational peacekeeping joint exercise "Ex Khan Quest 2023" is taking place in Mongolia with the participation of military contingents and observers from over 20 countries. The exercise was inaugurated by Mongolian President Ukhnagin Khurelsukh at the exercise site.

208.
With which country did India's Defence Ministry approve the 'Predator Drone' deal?
United Kingdom
Ukraine
Uganda
United States of America
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India's Defence Ministry has approved the procurement of "Predator Drones" from the United States, just before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US.

209.
What is the name of the fourth ship of the Survey Vessels (Large) (SVL) Project?
Aangrakshak
Sanshodhak
Vikrant
Ajeya
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The fourth ship of the Survey Vessels (Large) (SVL) Project, named 'Sanshodhak' meaning 'Researcher,' was launched at Kattupalli, Chennai by L&T/GRSE for the Indian Navy.

210.
Between India and which country does the joint military exercise 'Ekuverin' take place?
France
Russia
Maldives
Indonesia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The 12th edition of the joint military exercise "Ex Ekuverin" is being conducted between the Indian Army and the Maldives National Defence Force at Chaubatia, Uttarakhand. This exercise strengthens the bilateral military cooperation between India and the Maldives.