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Current Affairs Questions For ESE & SSC JE 2018 | Important for Mechanical, Civil, Electrical | Part 4


Defense


List of Important Indian Defense Exercises
Slinex
Sri Lanka- Navy
Simbex
Singapore- Navy
Maitree
Thailand- Military
Indra
Russia- Army
Ausindex
Australia- Maritime
Khanjar
Kyrgyzstan- Naval
Surya Kiran
Nepal- Army
Ekuverin
Maldives- Military
LAMITYE
Seychelles- Military
Malabar
United States & Japan- Naval
Yudh Abhyas
United States- Army
Red Flag
United States- Air force
Varuna
France- Naval
Ajeya Warrior
United Kingdom- Army
Garuda Shakti
Indonesia- Army
Indra Dhanush
United Kingdom- Air Force
Nomadic Elephant
Mongolia- Military
Hand In Hand
China- Military
Mitra Shakti

Sri Lanka- Army


Defense Equipment-


ØBrahMos
Supersonic cruise missile.
It is a joint-venture between Russia’s Mashinostroyenia and India’s DRDO.
It can carry a warhead of 300 kilogram.
It has top supersonic speed of Mach 2.8 to 3.

ØAgni-V
Intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).
Indigenously developed by DRDO.
Navigation, guidance, warhead and engine.
Range 5,000 - 5,500 km.

ØSwathi
It is a Weapon Locating Radar (WLR).
Developed by DRDO.
ØMuntra (Mission UNmanned TRAcked)
India's first unmanned remotely operated tank.
Muntra-S, Muntra-M, Muntra-N
Developed by DRDO.

ØTejas
World’s smallest, light weight, multi-role combat aircraft- among modern supersonic aircraft.
Developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.
Titanium, Aluminum-lithium Alloys, Carbon-fiber Composites.

ØDhruv
It is an utility helicopter.
Developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.
ØNag
3rd generation Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM).
Principle- “fire-and-forget”

ØINS Arihant
It is a nuclear submarine.
ØINS Kiltan
Indigenously built anti-submarine warfare.

ØINS Viraat
The world’s oldest serving aircraft carrier.
Decommissioned by the Indian Navy at Naval Dockyard in Mumbai.
Six decades of service.
Important Points:
India becomes world’s fifth largest military spender.
China Successfully tested 5th-generation fighter jet FC-31 Gyrfalcon.
Reliance Defense signed warship repair pact with US Navy.
India’s First Private Sector Small Arms Manufacturing Plant-
üMadhya Pradesh
                 A joint venture between India's Punj Lloyd and
                 Israel Weapon
Systems.

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