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Defence Current Affairs Quiz - September 2018

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1. Indian Air Force (IAF) announced its plans for __________________ to make it a 'strategic base' and strengthen its presence in the region. It Includes -

  1. Set up a major helicopter training facility at Donakonda in Prakasam district.
  2. Establishing a drone manufacturing facility in Anantapur district.
  3. A cyber security centre in Amaravati and making Rajahmundry and Vijayawada airports asset positioning bases.
Andhra Pradesh
Telangana
Kerala
Karnataka
None of These


2. 1st session of India and Russia joint air exercise Aviaindra 2018 held in ___________________ (Russia). 2nd session of Aviaindra 2018 will be conducted in Jodhpur (Rajasthan) in December 2018. Since 2014, it is conducted bi-annually (twice a year) in both countries.

Sochi
Kiev
Lipetsk
Samara
None of These


3. 2nd ____________ China joint military exercise named Mt Everest Friendship Exercise-2018 (Sagarmatha Friendship-2018) commenced in China’s southwestern Sichuan province. The 12 day long joint exercise will focus on combating terror and disaster management training.

Mongolia
Myanmar
Bangladesh
Nepal
None of These


4. 3rd Indo-Kazakhstan Joint Army Exercise ________________ 2018 conducted in Otar region of Kazakhstan.

Yudh Abhyaas
Sahyog Kaijin
Parakram
Maitri
KAZIND


5. Cyient Solutions & Systems (JV of IT firm Cyient and BlueBird Aero Systems of ____________________) bagged order from Indian Army to supply SpyLite mini UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) systems for high altitude aerial surveillance. SpyLite mini UAV unmanned aerial system has endurance of 4-5 hours and maximum flight ceiling of 30,000 feet, making it ideal for Indian Army operations along border with China and Siachen glacier.

USA
Russia
Israel
Germany
None of These


6. Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved induction of upgraded ___________________ short-range surface-to-air missile (SRSAM) system in Indian Army, under ‘Buy (Indian)’ category from Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL).

  1. Indian Army already has inducted two regiments of this missile, which will now increase to 4 regiments.
  2. It has range of 25 km and can engage multiple targets at time in all-weather conditions.
  3. Upgraded _____________ Missile System will include seeker technology, possess 360 degree coverage and will be of compact configuration with reduced signature.
Akash
Prahar
Agni
Prithvi
None of These


7. Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved procurement of _________________ engines for fitment in T-72 tanks of the Army at an approximate cost of over 2,300 crore rupees.

2000
1000
5000
10000
None of These


8. Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully tested a low-weight indigenously developed ________________ (MPATGM).

Man-portable anti-tank guided missile
Main portable anti-tank guided missile
Mutual portable anti-tank guided missile
Man profitable anti-tank guided missile
None of These


9. Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully tested indigenously developed surface-to-surface tactical missile ‘___________________’, with operational range under 350 KM.

Prahar
Akash
Nag
Prithvi
None of These


10. Government approved INR 8606 croreS for 60 projects being implemented under umbrella scheme of Border Infrastructure and Management (BIM). projects are being implemented in 111 border districts in 17 states having the international borders with Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar and Bangladesh.

  1. India shares borders with Pakistan (3,323 km), China (3,488 km), Nepal (1,751 km), Bhutan (699 km), Myanmar (1,643 km) and Bangladesh (________________________ km).
996
3096
2096
4096
None of These


11. Inaugural Military Field Training Exercise for the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi Sectoral Technological and Economic Cooperation nations named MILEX-18 held at Aundh Military Station (___________________).

  1. Nepal refused to participate in inaugural BIMSTEC military exercise, after stringent criticism from ruling and opposition parties in Nepal.
  2. Also, Nepal will take part in a 12-day-long military exercise with China later in September, called ‘Sagarmatha Friendship-2’.
Punjab
Gujarat
Rajasthan
Maharashtra
None of These


12. India along with __________________ other nations participated in major Indian ocean-wide tsunami mock exercise known as IOWave18, organized by Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. Purpose is to increase tsunami preparedness, evaluate response capabilities in each state and improve coordination throughout region.

  1. In India, It is being coordinated by Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) under Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES). 
13
23
33
43
None of These


13. India and USA conducted their annual army exercise Yudh Abhyas 2018 at Chaubatia in _______________________, as 14th edition of this exercise.

J & K
Haryana
Punjab
Himachal Pradesh
Uttarakhand


14. India tested _________________ Defence Vehicle with an interceptor missile test off Odisha coast, as a major milestone in developing a two-layer Ballistic Missile Defence system.

Prithvi
Prahar
Tarkash
Teer
None of These


15. Indian Air Force (IAF) carried out first ever midair refuelling of indigenously developed light combat aircraft (LCA) _______________________. It involved dry linkup (no fuel actually transferred) between IAF Il-78 tanker and fighter jet through its air-to-air refuelling probe.

  1. Its a be major leap for indigenous fighter which will help in enhancing its mission capability by increasing its range and payload.
  2. It is first advanced fly-by-wire Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) developed indigenously by Hindustan Aeronautical Limited (HAL) and Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA) as part of LCA programme, started in 1980s to replace India’s ageing MiG-21 fighters.
Akash
Mig
Dhruv
Tejas
None of These


16. Indian Army will consider reducing 13-lakh strong Army force by at least ______________________ over next few years and revamping cadre to optimise functioning at various levels.  This change will now be placed at the Army's Commanders Conference in October 2018 and the modalities will be finalised and rolled out by November-December 2018.

15000
500000
150000
5000
None of These


17. Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has commissioned indigenously built patrol vessel ICGS _____________________ in Chennai, as second in the series of 98 m offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) commissioned by ICG.

Sindhughosh
Vijaya
Tarini
Rakshak
None of These


18. Indian Naval Ship Sahyadri participated in 14th edition of Multi Nation Exercise KAKADU 2018, hosted by ________________ Navy. INS Sahyadri also won multi activity competition KAKADU 18 Cup.

British
Australian
Russian
French
None of These


19. Indian Navy signed contract with Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) located in _______________________ for construction of two Diving Support Vessels (DSV), each of 118 m in length and 7,650 tonnes displacement capacity. These will be equipped with Deep Submergence Rescue Vessel (DSRV), which significantly enhances its Submarine Rescue Capabilities.

Mumbai
Kolkata
Kochi
Visakhapatnam
None of These


20. India’s first ‘_________________’ pilot project inaugurated along two 5-km each patches of India-Pakistan International Border in Jammu and Kashmir.

  1. This initiative has been taken up by BSF as part of comprehensive integrated border management system (CIBMS). It uses number of devices for surveillance, communication,data storage and automated surveillance technology and alarm detection systems.
  2. It will make virtually impossible for terrorists to infiltrate into Indian side of border.
Smart fence
Safe fence
Strong fence
Unbreakable fence
None of These


21. Indigenously developed Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) _____________ successfully test fired by the Indian Air Force from Su-30 aircraft.

Astra
Prithvi
Prahar
Rakshak
None of These


22. Indo-____________ joint exercise Nomadic Elephant-2018 held in Ullanbaatar.

Myanmar
Mongolia
Japan
China
None of These


23. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) will raise 4 more battalions (adding to existing ________________), to be stationed in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and NCR Delhi.s

16
18
20
12
None of These


24. Next edition of Aero India will be held in Bengaluru (_____________________) in February 2019, as a five-day event with major trade exhibition for the aerospace and defence industries with public air shows.

Odisha
Telangana
Andhra Pradesh
Kerala
Karnataka


25. ______________ 2018, the joint Naval Exercise of India Sri Lanka navies held in Trincomalee. 

MILEX
KAZIND
SLINEX
IOWAVE18
None of These


26. ________________ based Aerospace firm Lockheed Martin announced that wings of its F-16 fighter jets will be produced in India, under an agreement with Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL).

USA
UK
Russia
Spain
None of These




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