Current Affairs and Defense Daily Updates October 16-17, 2022 [DOWNLOAD PDF]

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Current Defense Affairs 17 October 2022

India-Africa defense dialogue to be held on October 18

  • Rajnath Singh will host Defense Ministers of African Nations during the India-Africa Defense Dialogue on 18th October 2022, on the sidelines of the 12the DefExpo in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The general theme of the dialogue is ‘India-Africa: adopting a strategy to create synergies and strengthen defense and security cooperation’.
  • India and Africa share close and historical ties. India’s approach to Africa is guided by the Kampala Principles enunciated by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in 2018. India’s commitment is based on African priorities outlined by Africans themselves.
  • The first India-Africa Defense Ministers Conclave was held in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh in conjunction with DefExpo on February 6, 2020. At the end of the conclave a Joint Declaration, “Lucknow Declaration”, was adopted as the final document.
  • As a follow-up to the ‘Lucknow Declaration’ and in consultation with stakeholders, the IAAD has been institutionalized to be held once every two years in the margins of DefExpo. The IADD will explore new areas of convergence for mutual engagement, including in areas such as capacity building, training, cyber security, maritime security, and counter-terrorism.
  • The Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defense Studies and Analysis (MP-IDSA) is the knowledge partner for the India-Africa Defense Dialogue.

Indian Navy Sailing Championship 2022

  • The Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala will hold the 2022 Indian Navy Sailing Championships at the state-of-the-art Marakkar Watermanship Training Center from 18-21 Oct 22. This mega championship under the auspices of the Indian Naval Sailing Association (INSA) at IHQ MoD (Navy) is the largest intra-Navy sailing regatta in which nearly 100 sailors from all three Indian Naval Commands, incl. 15 INA Officer Apprentices will participate.
  • Intrepid sailors, men and women, match their skills, team spirit and leadership qualities in the Team Racing format in Enterprise and the Match Racing format in the Laser Bahia classes.
  • The individual skills and experience of the participants will be put to the test in the Fleet Racing format on the ILCA 6 boat class for women, the ILCA 7 boat class for men and the Open Bic Nova windsurf board.

Indian Army Signs Historic MoU With Eleven Banks For Agniveer Salary Package

  • The Indian Army has signed a landmark MoU with 11 banks namely SBI, PNB, Bank of Baroda, IDBI Bank, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, Yes Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, IDFC First Bank and Bandhan Bank. to provide banking services to Agniveers on enrollment.
  • The MoUs were signed by Lieutenant General V Sreehari, Director General (MP and PS) and senior Banks officials at a ceremony presided over by Lieutenant General C Bansi Ponappa, Adjutant General of the Indian Army on October 14, 2022.
  • The features and benefits offered in the Agniveer salary package are similar to the defense salary package. In addition, banks have offered outgoing Agniveers soft loans to promote and improve their entrepreneurial skills. The first batch of Agniveers under the “Agnipath Scheme” will join the Training Centers in January 2023.

38the National Security Guard Rising Day

  • General Manoj Pande COAS and all ranks of the Indian Army convey best wishes to all ranks, veterans and families of the National Security Guard NSG on the occasion of the 38the Parenting day.
  • The NSG is a federal contingency force to deal with counterterrorism activities. The NSG is a force equipped and trained to deal with the specific situation and is therefore used in exceptional circumstances to thwart serious acts of terrorism.
  • Established in 1984, NSG is popularly known as the Black Cats. It is an elite strike force in the country trained and equipped to handle situations such as a terrorist attack, kidnapping and hostage captivity.
  • Campus: New Delhi
  • Responsible Minister: Amit Shah, Ministry of the Interior
  • Agency Executive: MA Ganapathy IPS, CEO of NSG
  • Parent Agency: Ministry of Interior

To commemorate 76the Infantry Day, the Indian Army is hosting a bike rally

  • To commemorate 76the On Infantry Day, which falls on October 27, the Infantry fraternity is organizing a “2022 Infantry Day Bike Rally” comprising four simultaneous bike rallies from all compass points: Shillong, Wellington, Ahmedabad and Jammu from October 16, 2022.
  • The bike rally will cover the length and breadth of the country and culminate at the National War Memorial on “Infantry Day.” Each group, made up of ten cyclists, will cover a cumulative journey of 8,000 km to show the ‘Esprit-de-Corps’ of the Infantry.
  • The “Bayonet Bikers” will interact with Veer Naris, veterans, NCC cadets, students and the local population en route to pay tribute to the courage and sacrifices of the Infantrymen and their families, and to renew the connection with all of them.
  • The motorcycle groups are led by the Assam Regiment from Shillong, the Maratha Light Infantry Regiment from Ahmedabad, the Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry Regiment from Udhampur, and the Madras Regiment from Wellington.

REVIEW QUESTIONS

  • The Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defense Studies and Analysis is located in
  • New Delhi
  • Chennai
  • Wellington
  • Noida
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  • 76the Infantry Day will be celebrated on
  • October 26th
  • October 27th
  • October 29th
  • 30th of October

ANSWER: B

  • ___Will conduct the 2022 Indian Navy Sailing Championship
  • TO HAVE
  • NDA
  • WHEN
  • IDSA

ANSWER: C

  • India’s shared vision of ‘SAGAR’ means
  • Security and Growth of All in the Region
  • Safety and Growth of All in Rim
  • Security and Growth of All in the Region
  • None

ANSWER: C

  • The Indian Army signs a historic memorandum of understanding with 11 banks to
  • Agniveer Salary Package
  • Brahmos missiles
  • New Assault Rifle Inductions
  • None

ANSWER TO

  • NSG’s motto is
  • Sham no Varuna
  • Heaven is a bright touch
  • best security everywhere
  • None of the above

ANSWER: C

  • What NSG operation was he not involved in?
  • Operation Talwar
  • black thunder
  • Ashwamedh
  • vajra shakti

ANSWER TO

  • SAG and SRG stand for
  • Special Acts Group and Special Ranger Group
  • Special Action Group and Roger’s Special Group
  • Special action game and special ranger group
  • Special Action Group and Special Ranger Group

ANSWER: D

  • The highest ranking structure in NSG is
  • Managing Director
  • General Inspector
  • deputy inspector general
  • group commander

ANSWER TO

  • INS Tarangini is a
  • Helicopter
  • Sailboat
  • UAVs
  • None of the above

ANSWER: B

  • The FGM-148 javelin is made by
  • boeing
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Raytheon
  • None of the above

ANSWER: C

  • Former PRABAL DOSTYK ​​Directed in black and white India and
  • France
  • Porcelain
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan

ANSWER: C

  • QMHAV stands for
  • Havildar neighborhood
  • Quartermaster Havildar
  • Quartermaster Hawadar
  • None of the above

ANSWER: B

  • Santiago is the capital of
  • Oman
  • Colombia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Chili

ANSWER: D

  • The book “Vahana Masterclass” is written by
  • Alfredo Covelli
  • Sitaram Yechury
  • hey strachan
  • R. Kaushik

ANSWER TO

  • “Balidanam Vir Lakshanam” is the motto of
  • JKLI
  • THE MAHAR REGIMENT
  • THE BIHAR REGIMENT
  • None of the above

ANSWER TO

  • Which of the following is the parent agency of MOD?
  • DRDO
  • delhi police
  • INA
  • CNDH

ANSWER TO

  • Prithvi III is a
  • air to air missile
  • surface-to-air missile
  • surface to surface missile
  • air-sea missiles

ANSWER: C

  • Sishumar is a
  • air to air missile
  • Sniper’s rifle
  • anti-tank guided missile
  • Submarine

ANSWER: D

  • The Defense Electronics Research Laboratory (DLRL) Center is located at
  • Hyderabad, Telangana
  • Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
  • Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
  • Tezpur, Assam

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