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Defence Current Affairs Quiz - August 2019

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1. ______________ Updates -

  1. Transferred design of Mobile Metallic Ramp (MMR) to Indian Army, Developed by Centre for Fire, Explosive and Environment Safety (CFEES). MMR has load bearing capacity of 70 metric ton (MT), to reduce Strategic Mobility time of mobilising Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFVs).
  2. Successfully flight-tested its state-of-the-art Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missiles (QRSAM) against live aerial targets from Integrated Test Range (ITR) Chandipur (Odisha).
DRDO
Indian Army
Indian Air Force
Indian Navy
None of These


2. Defence Minister _______________________ approved re-organisation of Army Headquarters.

  1. FOR CORRUPTION, A separate Vigilance Cell under COAS with Tri-Services representation.
  2. FOR HUMAN RIGHT VIOLATIONS - An umbrella organisation under VCOAS for enhanced focus on human rights issues.
  3. Re-location of 206 Army Officers from AHQ to Formations/Units of Field Army.
Radha Mohan Singh
Nitin Gadkari
Rajnath Singh
Amit Shah
None of These


3. Defence Ministry approved setting up of a Committee under Chairmanship of Director General (Acquisition) (currently ___________________) to review Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) 2016 and Defence Procurement Manual (DPM) 2009. Committee will revise and align procedures, to ensure seamless flow from asset acquisition to life cycle support.

Raghuram Rajan
Nripendra Misra
Sekhar Basu
Apurva Chandra
None of These


4. Home Ministry stated that all Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) personnel will now retire at a uniform age of _____________ years instead of 57 years for certain rank of officials.

  1. This corrects anomaly where CAPF personnel between ranks of Constable to Commandant in 4 forces - CRPF, BSF, ITBP and SSB superannuated at age of 57, instead of 60. While officers from rank of Deputy Inspector General upto top-most rank of Director General in these 4 forces retired after attaining age of 60.
68
66
64
62
60


5. Indian Army launched "______________", aimed to ensure basic necessities and essential services are available in Jammu and Kashmir post abrogation of the provisions of Article 370 and reorganisation of Jammu and Kashmir.

Mission Madad
Mission Sahaj
Mission Reach Out
Mission Sankalp
None of These


6. _______________ Updates -

  1. Will host multilateral naval exercise named ‘MILAN‘ at _______________ in March 2020. MILAN is a biennial exercise, which started in 1995.
  2. ___________’s INS Tarkash participated in 14th Edition of KONKAN-19 series of annual bilateral exercises between Indian Navy and Royal Navy of Britain, off South Coast of United Kingdom (UK).
Visakhapatnam
Kochi
Chennai
Cuttack
None of These


7. New ___________________ (FPV) of Indian Coast Guard (ICG) named Kanaklata Barua has been launched.

Fuel Patrol Vessel
Fast Patrol Vessel
Fast Petrol Vessel
Fuel Petrol Vessel
None of These


8. __________ Coast Guard ship Stratton visited India to take part in India-______ joint Coast exercise.

US
UK
Russia
Spain
None of These




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