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1. Defence Ministry approved a proposal to procure six AH-64-E Apache attack helicopters along with weapons systems from _________ aerospace giant Boeing for Indian Army ?

American
Israeli
Russian
German
None of These


2. Anil Ambani led Reliance Defence and Engineering changed its name to RNEL (______________) ?

Reliance Neutral and Engineering Ltd
Reliance Native and Engineering Ltd
Reliance Naval and Engineering Ltd
Reliance Nodal and Engineering Ltd
None of These


3. Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) approved implementation of first phase of reforms pertaining to Indian Army based on recommendations of _____________ Committee. It ais to enhance combat capability and optimize defence expenditure of Indian Army by December 2019. It is first ever reform exercise to be undertaken in Indian Army since independence. Major reforms are -

  1. Redeployment and restructuring of approximately 57,000 posts of Armymen.
  2. Optimisation of signals establishments - To include Radio Monitoring Companies, Air Formation Signal Regiments, Corps Air Support Signal Regiments, Composite Signal Regiments and merger of Corps Operating and Engineering Signal Regiments.
  3. Restructuring of repair echelons in Army - To include Base Workshops, Advance Base Workshops and Station Workshops in field Army.
  4. Redeployment of Ordnance echelons - To include Vehicle Depots, Central Ordnance Depots and Ordnance Depots apart from streamlining inventory control mechanisms.
  5. Other Reforms - Better utilization of Supply and Transport echelons and Animal Transport units, Closure of army postal establishments and military farms in peace locations and Improving efficiency of National Cadet Corps (NCC) etc.
D.M. Mulay
S Jaishankar
Preeti Saran
D.B. Shekatkar
None of These


4. Central Government has approved INR __________ crore five-year action programme for Indian Coast Guard to enhance its capability in maintaining vigil on coastal waters ?

52,000
42,000
22,000
12,000
32,000


5. DRDO signed Rs.17,000 crore deal with ___________ Aerospace Industries for producing advanced medium—range surface to air missile (MRSAM) system for Indian Army by 2020. The deal envisages develping 40 firing units and around 200 missiles.

  1. MR-SAM is land-based version of long range surface to air missile (LRSAM) of Indian Navy, with strike range of up 70 km
Russian
Italy
Israel
American
None of These


6. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley inaugurate production of indigenous design LCH (____________) by Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL). In November 2016, defence ministry cleared INR 2900 crore procurement of 15 LCHs from HAL.?

Light Combat Helicopter
Low Combat Helicopter
Light Cumulative Helicopter
Low Carriage Helicopter
None of These


7. India and __________ for first time will conduct Indra tri-services exercise (Indra 2017), involving their armies, navies and the air forces in October 2017 to further ramp up military ties ?

USA
Russia
UK
France
None of These


8. India is deploying smart _______ developed fencing systems along its volatile borders with Pakistan, which have quick response team mechanism that strikes when CCTV-powered control room detects an infiltration attempt. BSF is implementing it under project comprehensive integrated border management system (CIBMS) ?

Israel
Japan
China
Russia
None of These


9. Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) _________ has been commissioned, fifth in series of six 105-metre Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs). ?

Shaurya
Sindhughosh
Tarini
Vikrant
None of These


10. Indian Coast Guard Ship _____________ has been decommissioned ?

Garuna
Shaurya
Tarini
Varuna
None of These


11. Indian Ocean Naval Symposium’s (IONS) maiden International Maritime Search and Rescue Exercise (IMMSAREX) will be held in November 2017 in Bay of Bengal under chairmanship of ____________. IONS is a regional forum of Indian Ocean littoral states launched by India in February 2008, which now has 35 members ?

India
Sri Lanka
Myanmar
Bangladesh
None of These


12. India’s first private sector missile sub-systems manufacturing facility (a 51:49 joint venture between Kalyani Group and Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defence Systems) inaugurated near Hyderabad (______________) ?

Andhra Pradesh
Telangana
Kerala
Karnataka
None of These


13. Six-member all-woman team of Indian Navy will set sail to circumnavigate globe on sailing vessel INSV ______________, making it first-ever Indian circumnavigation of globe by an all-woman crew.

Sindhughosh
Vikrant
Tarang
Vikramaditya
Tarini





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