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Defence Current Affairs Quiz - July 2018

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1. Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) signed MoU with ________________ aerospace and defence firm Saab, for marketing L-Band 3D air surveillance radar (RAWL-03). Its system is based on state-of-the-art GaN TR module technology and incorporates the latest signal processing techniques.

Swedish
Finnish
Polish
Swiss
None of These


2. Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved acquisition of 8 ___________________ (OPVs) for Indian Coast Guard at an approximate cost of Rs 800 crores. These will be procured under ‘Buy (lndian-lDDM)’ category, indigenously designed and manufactured.

  1. DAC also approved Implementation Guidelines for ‘Strategic Partnership Model’ to ensure timely delivery of equipment to Armed Forces. It lays emphasis on incentivisation of transfer of technology and Global Majors, that will encourage self-reliance and align defence sector with 'Make in India ' initiative.
Few Patrol Vessels
Fast Petrol Vessels
Fast Patrol Vessels
Few Petrol Vessels
None of These


3. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stated that India will buy S-400 Triumf air defence missile despite US sanctions on military transactions with _________________.

Brazil
Chile
Peru
Russia
None of These


4. Defence Ministry approved construction of ________________ new baffle firing ranges at various Military establishments across country, to faciitate firing from 300 to 500 meters. These will be in addition to 60 similar firing ranges existing all over the country.

43
37
7
27
17


5. High Power Tank Engines V-46-6 and V92S2 handed over to Indian Army, manufactured by Engine Factory Avadi (________________) under Make in India Initittive. Indian Army also gave 100 crores contract for 81 high mobility 10×10 vehicles to vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland. This is for first time Indian vehicle manufacturer will deliver heavy duty, high mobility vehicles for Army launchers.

  1. India is also looking to procure National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System-II (NASAMS-II) from USA, an advanced air defence system at $1 billion to defend National Capital Region (NCR) from aerial attacks. It features new 3D mobile surveillance radars and 12 missile launchers for quicker reaction.
Kerala
Karnataka
Tamilnadu
Andhra Pradesh
None of These


6. Indian Air Force (IAF) for first time will participate in multinational air exercise Pitch Black – 18 (PB-18) in ________________, to be held for 20 days beginning July 27. It will have 12 participant countries.

Australia
USA
UK
Russia
None of These


7. Indian Army will resume trials of US-made M777 ultralight howitzer in Pokhran firing range of ________________. Trials were suspended in September 2017 following a barrel burst caused by faulty ammunition during firing.

  1. M777 Howitzer artillery gun is 155-mm, 39-calibre towed artillery gun, manufactured by US based BAE Systems. It has effective firing range of 24 km.
  2. Induction of M777 Howitzer artillery guns will add much needed operational advantage to Indian Army as they will be deployed in high-altitude areas in Arunachal Pradesh and Ladakh, bordering China.
Uttarakhand
Rajasthan
Himachal Pradesh
Haryana
None of These


8. Indian and _______________ Coast Guards conducted a 2 day bilateral table-top exercise on maritime pollution in Kolkata.

Bangladesh
Myanmar
Nepal
Sri Lanka
None of These


9. India’s first Defence incubators will come up at T-Hub in Hyderabad (_______________), India’s missile development centre and fast emerging hub for aerospace industries. It will be funded through Ministry’s Innovation for Defence Excellence (iDEX) scheme.

Telangana
Kerala
Karnataka
Andhra Pradesh
None of These


10. Indigenous fighter aircraft Tejas of No 45 Squadron (The Flying Daggers) of Indian Air Force (IAF) formally commenced operations from Sulur Air Force Station in ______________. Tejas is first advanced fly-by-wire Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) developed indigenously by Hindustan Aeronautical Limited (HAL). It is pegged as world’s lightest supersonic fighter.

Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka
Kerala
Tamil Nadu
None of These


11. L&T Defence inaugurated 2nd production line for BRAHMOS Transport Launch Canister (TLC) at Ranoli (______________), To cater to serial production requirements of BRAHMOS Supersonic Cruise Missile System.

Odisha
Goa
Rajasthan
Gujarat
None of These




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