Defense: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2018 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • Nov 2, 2017
  • 1 Indian Navy Commissions Water Jet Fast Attack Craft, INS TARASA and INS Kalavari [ Defense ]

    INS Tarasa (T94), a Water Jet Fast Attack Craft was commissioned into the Indian Navy and India’s first ingenuously built INS Kalavari submarine was handed over to Indian Navy by state-owned Mazagon Dock Limited in Mumbai.

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    Image of Water Jet Fast Attack Craft

    Image of Water Jet Fast Attack Craft

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  • Oct 8, 2017
  • 1 🌟 List of India’S Defence Exercises- Surya Kiran (Indo-Nepal) and SLINEX 2017 (Important) [ Defense ]

    The 12th edition of India-Nepal joint military exercise- Surya Kiran XII was held at Nepal Army Battle School (NABS) in Saljhandi, Nepal and 7thedition of India-Sri Lanka joint naval exercises SLINEX 2017 were held near Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) in Bay of Bengal

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    Image of Surya Kiran (India-Nepal) and SLINEX 2017

    Image of Surya Kiran (India-Nepal) and SLINEX 2017

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  • Sep 28, 2017
  • 1 Marshal of Indian Air Force, Arjan Singh Passes Away [ Defense ]

    The Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh passed away at Army Hospital (R&R), New Delhi at 98. Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, DFC lead the Air Force when he was only 44 years old. He was the Chief of IAF in the year 1965 in the war.

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    Image of Commissioned Ranks

    Image of Commissioned Ranks

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  • 2 🌟 Defence: Indigenous Development of Trawl System [ Defense ]

    The Trawl system recently crossed a major milestone with the successful completion of blast trials in collaboration with HEMRL Pune, which demonstrated the survivability of the equipment, when subjected to successive series of blast directly underneath it

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    Image of Trawl System by DRD

    Image of Trawl System by DRD

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  • Sep 18, 2017
  • 1 SAAB, Adani Group Announce Collaboration for Defence Manufacturing [ Defense ]

    Swedish defence company-SAAB and India’s Adani Group have agreed to collaborate in defence manufacturing. Partnership for design, development, and production of single engine Gripen fighter jets under ‘Make in India’.

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    Image of Collaboration for Defence Manufacturing

    Image of Collaboration for Defence Manufacturing

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  • Sep 17, 2017
  • 1 Navika Sagar Parikrama - Circumnavigating the Globe on Indian-Built Sail Boat INSV “Tarini” [ Defense ]

    A 6-member all-woman Indian Navy team is sailing around the globe on INSV Tarini in a first-ever first ever such effort by Indian women. Following are important facts: Sailing around the world is called circumnavigation.

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    Image of Navika Sagar Parikrama

    Image of Navika Sagar Parikrama

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  • Sep 14, 2017
  • 1 Ministry of Defence Delegates Powers to Border Roads Organisation [ Defense ]

    The Ministry of Defence will delegate administrative and financial powers to the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) upto the level of Chief Engineer and Task Force Commander to avoid delays.

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    Image of Border Roads In India Map

    Image of Border Roads In India Map

    What is BRO?

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  • Sep 7, 2017
  • 1 🌟 India’S Defence Procurement Procedure- Make in India in Defense (Important) [ Defense ]

    ‘Make in India’ in defence manufacturing driven by capital acquisition of defense equipment and measures for promoting indigenous design, development and manufacture of defence equipment through public and private sector like:

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    Image of India’s Defence Procurement Procedure

    Image of India’s Defence Procurement Procedure

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  • Sep 6, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Make in India Initiative in Defense (Important) [ Defense ]

    Defense sector is user driven sector with defense forces actively involved in policies & procedures related to procurement, indigenous design, development & manufacture of defense equipment, co-development & co-production with foreign OEMs- contributing towards ‘Make in India’.

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  • 2 🌟 Malabar Naval Exercise (Important) and Quadrilateral Security Dialogue [ Defense ]

    Exercise Malabar is a trilateral naval exercise with United States, Japan, and India in the Indian Ocean. Japan became a permanent partner in 2015. Australia and Singapore were partners. It began in 1992 including activities ranging from fighter combat operations from aircraft ca

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  • 3 🌟 Cold Start, Sundarji Doctrine - Military Doctrines (Important) [ Defense ]

    Cold Start military doctrine was developed Indian Army for possible war with Pakistan. It aims to efficiently involve all sub-parts of Indian military for offensive operations. Cold Start doctrine allows conventional forces in order to prevent a nuclear retaliation from Pakistan.

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  • 4 Strategic Partnership Policy: Big Picture of Privatization of Defense [ Defense ]

    India’s first private sector missile sub-systems manufacturing facility- Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems (KRAS) plant was inaugurated near Hyderabad. Established under ‘Make in India’ initiative with new policy to encourage private participation in defense production

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    Image of Privatization of Defense India

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  • Sep 1, 2017
  • 1 List of Military and Defense Agreements: Summary [ Defense ]

    A list of military or defence related agreements signed with other nations for the last three years (i. e. from 1st August 2014) is placed as under. Defence Budget 2007 - 2016 (figure in INR core) includes Capital Expenditure, Revenue, Expenditure, Total Expenditure.

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  • Aug 24, 2017
  • 1 India Had 3rd Highest Terror Attacks in 2016: US [ Defense ]

    According to the Country Report on Terrorism released by the US State Department, India witnessed third highest number of terrorist attacks in 2016, more than Pakistan. Several countries routinely experience terrorist attacks.

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    India Had 3rd Highest Terror Attacks in 2016

    India Had 3rd Highest Terror Attacks in 2016

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  • Aug 21, 2017
  • 1 Navy’S Second LCU Mark IV L52 Ship Launched by GRSE [ Defense ]

    LCU Mark-IV vessels are designed for multipurpose amphibious operations by Indian Navy and Army for security of Andaman and Lakshadweep. LCU L52 ship second of eight Mark IV LCU vessels built by GRSE.

    Navy’s Second LCU Mark IV L52 Ship Launched by GRSE

    Navy’s Second LCU Mark IV L52 Ship Launched by GRSE

    Navy’s Second LCU Mark IV L52 Ship Launched by GRSE

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  • 2 MRSAM Defense System, Muntra and Mark IV L52 Ship [ Defense ]

    DRDO developed Muntra, India’s first unmanned, remotely operated tank at its Chennai lab, Indian Army signed MoU with DRDO for one regiment of the advanced Medium Range Surface to Air Missiles (MRSAM) defense system and Navy’s second Landing Craft Utility (LCU) Mark IV L52 ship b

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  • 3 Women in Defense Forces [ Defense ]

    Since 1992, when the Army allowed women, numbers increased- in 22 years, their strength has grown from 50 to 1300. Women recruited to Indian Army as officers through: Short Service Commission (SSC) along with men candidates into Army Service Corps, Army Ordnance Corps, Army Educa

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  • Aug 8, 2017
  • 1 Strategic Partnership Pact with 3 Ukrainian State Firms Has Been Signed by Reliance Defence [ Defense ]

    A strategic partnership agreement with 3 Ukrainian state firms to collaborate on a range of military products has been signed by Reliance Infra-led Reliance Defence Ltd and these three Ukrainian state-owned firms are:

    1. Ukroboronprom
    2. Spetstechno Exports
    3. Antonov

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  • Jun 5, 2017
  • 1 📹 Highlight on Defense Military & Missiles- Expected Question 2017 Part-5 [ Defense ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to Defense and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at YouTube@Examrace

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  • 2 📹 Highlight on Defense Military & Missiles- Expected Question 2017 Part-4 [ Defense ]

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  • 3 📹 Highlight on Defense Military & Missiles- Expected Question 2017 Part-3 [ Defense ]

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  • 4 📹 Highlight on Defense Military & Missiles- Expected Question 2017 Part-2 [ Defense ]

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  • Jun 3, 2017
  • 1 📹 Highlight on Defense Military & Missiles- Expected Question 2017 Part-1 [ Defense ]

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  • May 24, 2017
  • 1 Bilateral Exercise SIMBEX-17 Between Indian & Republic of Singapore Navy Commences [ Defense ]

    The 24th bilateral exercise SIMBEX-17 “Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercises” between Indian Navy and Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) has commenced in South China Sea and will culminate. The exercise will be held from May 18, 2017 to May 24, 2017.

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    Image of Singapore Navy

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  • May 18, 2017
  • 1 India- Indonesia Co-Ordinated Patrol Commences [ Defense ]

    The 29th India–Indonesia CORPAT has commenced at Port Blair under the aegis of Andaman and Nicobar Command. The bilateral exercise is scheduled to be held from 9th to 25th May. India - Indonesia navies are contributing one aircraft and a ship each in the exercis.

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  • 2 CRPF Command Shifted from Kolkata to Chhattisgarh [ Defense ]

    The strategic anti-Naxal operations command headquarters of the CRPF has been shifted from Kolkata to Chhattisgarh. In 2010, the central zone command headquarters was shifted from Raipur to Kolkata owing to logistics and connectivity issues.

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    Image of Central Reserve Police

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  • May 1, 2017
  • 1 Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) System [ Defense ]

    The US military has started moving parts of its controversial THAAD anti-missile defence system to a deployment site in South Korea. THAAD is designed to intercept short, medium, and intermediate-range ballistic missiles during their terminal flight phase. The THAAD is a land-bas

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  • 2 India Becomes World’S Fifth Largest Military Spender [ Defense ]

    India was at fifth place on the list of the world’s highest spenders on defence as global military. It release by the Stockholm international peace research institute (SIPRI) India spending at $55.9 billion for its military in 2016.

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    India Becomes World’s Fifth Largest Military Spender

    India becomes world’s fifth largest military spender

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  • Apr 9, 2017
  • 1 DAC Approves Proposals to Buy Barak Missiles for Naval Warships [ Defense ]

    The DAC of the Union Defence Minister has approved the purchase of Barak surface-to-air missiles (SAM) for the Navy among other proposals. The enhance India’s maritime capability in view of the changing security dynamics in the Indian Ocean region.

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    Indian Navy’s Warships from Israel

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  • Apr 2, 2017
  • 1 Tanushree Pareek Becomes First Woman Field Officer of BSF [ Defense ]

    Tanushree Pareek became the first woman combat officer to be commissioned in the 51-year history of the Border Security Force, the country’s largest border guarding force. 51 are direct entry officers while 16 have joined the officer ranks on promotion.

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    First Woman Combat Officer Commissioned Tanushree Pareek

    First woman combat officer commissioned Tanushree Pareek

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