1 June 2022 Daily Defence Current Affairs And Updates [DOWNLOAD PDF]

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Daily Defence Current Affairs 01 June 2022

39th Commanders’ Conference of ICG

  • Rajnath Singh inaugurated the three-day 39th Commanders’ Conference of the ICG in New Delhi on May 30, 2022. Defence Secretary Dr. Ajay Kumar, DG ICG Shri VS Pathania, and other senior officials of the Ministry of Defence and the ICG were present on the occasion.
  • The Raksha Mantri stressed the need to maintain maritime preparedness in the constantly-changing global scenario, terming it as a crucial aspect that safeguards the economic and strategic interests of a nation. He pointed out that there has been a shift in India’s maritime security needs due to the ever-evolving global situation.
  • The Raksha Mantri emphasised that the role of the ICG is not only limited to coastal areas, describing them as the protectors of India’s national interests and sovereign rights in the territorial seas and Exclusive Economic Zone. “There have been no reports of any breach in coastal security in the last 14 years due to the ICG’s dynamic strategy and its cooperation with the Indian Navy &local administration,” he said. Shri Rajnath Singh added that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of SAGAR (Security and Growth for All in the Region) is based on the spirit of friendship, openness, dialogue, co-existence with the neighbours. It is our main responsibility which is being fulfilled by the ICG successfully, he said.

President confers one Kirti Chakra & 14 Shaurya Chakras

  • President Shri Ram Nath Kovind, who is the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, conferred one Kirti Chakra (Posthumous) and 14 Shaurya Chakras, including eight posthumous, to the personnel of the Armed Forces, Central Armed Police Forces and State/Union Territory Police during Defence Investiture Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi.
  • The President also conferred 13 Param Vishisht Seva Medals and 29 Ati Vishisht Seva Medals for distinguished service of an exceptional order. Following is the list of awardees in order of presentation: 
S NoRANK AND NAMEService
KIRTI CHAKRA
1.Shri Altaf HUSSAIN BHAT, Constable, J&k Police (Posthumous)MHA
SHAURYA CHAKRA
1.SHRI SHAHBAZ AHMAD, SPECIAL POLICE OFFICER, J&K POLICE (POSTHUMOUS)MHA
2.SHRI AJEET SINGH, HEAD CONSTABLE (GD), 204 COBRA, CRPF (POSTHUMOUS)MHA
3.SHRI VIKAS KUMAR, CONSTABLE (GD), 204 COBRA, CRPF (POSTHUMOUS)MHA
4.SHRI PURNANAND, CONSTABLE (GD), 204 COBRA, CRPF (POSTHUMOUS)MHA
5.SHRI KULDEEP KUMAR URAWAN, HEAD CONSTABLE, 118 CRPF (POSTHUMOUS)MHA
6.SHRI DEBASIS SETHY, COMMANDO, ODISHA POLICE (POSTHUMOUS)MHA
7.SHRI SUDHIR KUMAR TUDU, COMMANDO, ODISHA POLICE (POSTHUMOUS)MHA
8.WING COMMANDER (NOW GROUP CAPTAIN) VARUN SINGH, (27987) FLYING (PILOT) (NOW POSTHUMOUS)AIR FORCE
PARAM VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL
1.VICE ADMIRAL AJENDRA BAHADUR SINGH, AVSM, VSM, ADC (02619-A)NAVY
2.VICE ADMIRAL SATISHKUMAR N GHORMADE, AVSM, NM, ADC (02671-W)NAVY
3.AIR MARSHAL BALABHADRA RADHA KRISHNA, AVSM, SC, ADC (17326) FLYING (PILOT)AIR FORCE
4.IC-40353H LIEUTENANT GENERAL PARAMJIT SINGH SANGHA, UYSM, AVSM, SM, THE INFANTRY (RETIRED)ARMY
5.IC-40753P LIEUTENANT GENERAL MANMOHAN JEET SINGH KAHLON, AVSM, THE ARMOURED CORPS (RETIRED)ARMY
6.IC-42475L LIEUTENANT GENERAL SAVNEET SINGH, YSM, SM, VSM, THE INFANTRY (RETIRED)ARMY
7.IC-45009F LIEUTENANT GENERAL SUKHDEEP SANGWAN, AVSM, SM**, THE INFANTRY (RETIRED)ARMY
8.MR-04744H LIEUTENANT GENERAL JOY CHATTERJEE, VSM, THE ARMY MEDICAL CORPS (RETIRED)ARMY
9.MR-05596P LIEUTENANT GENERAL MADHURI KANITKAR, AVSM, VSM, THE ARMY MEDICAL CORPS (RETIRED)ARMY
10.IC-41471H LIEUTENANT GENERAL SURENDAR KUMAR PRASHAR, AVSM, VSM, THE INFANTRY (RETIRED)ARMY
11.AIR MARSHAL DIPTENDU CHOUDHURY, AVSM, VM, VSM (17335) FLYING (PILOT) (RETIRED)AIR FORCE
12.AIR MARSHAL VIJAY PAL SINGH RANA, VSM (17736) ADMINISTRATION/FIGHTER CONTROLLER (RETIRED)AIR FORCE
13.IC-42294A MAJOR GENERAL SHAILJANAND JHA, VSM, THE ARMOURED CORPS (RETIRED)ARMY
ATI VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL
1.IC-42387P LIEUTENANT GENERAL SURINDER SINGH MAHAL, VSM, THE ARMOURED CORPSARMY
2.AIR MARSHAL CHALAPATI JONNALAGEDDA, VSM (17358) FLYING (PILOT)AIR FORCE
3.AIR MARSHAL SREEKUMAR PRABHAKARAN, VM, (17318)AIR FORCE
4.IC-42273K LIEUTENANT GENERAL BASANT KUMAR REPSWAL, VSM, THE ARMY SERVICE CORPSARMY
5.IC-42542L LIEUTENANT GENERAL MANOJ KUMAR MAGO, YSM, SM**, THE BRIGADE OF THE GUARDSARMY
6.IC-42390P LIEUTENANT GENERAL M UNNIKRISHNAN NAIR, SM, THE CORPS OF SIGNALSARMY
7.IC-42794X LIEUTENANT GENERAL MV SUCHINDRA KUMAR, YSM**, VSM, THE INFANTRYARMY
8.IC-45642F LIEUTENANT GENERAL REDDY VENKATESHA GA, SC, VSM, THE INFANTRYARMY
9.IC-47003Y LIEUTENANT GENERAL DEVENDRA SHARMA, SM, THE ARMOURED CORPSARMY
10.IC-47253A MAJOR GENERAL (NOW LIEUTENANT GENERAL) GAJENDRA JOSHI, SM, THE INFANTRYARMY
11.MR-04902M MAJOR GENERAL (NOW LIEUTENANT GENERAL) ASHOK KUMAR JINDAL, YSM, THE ARMY MEDICAL CORPSARMY
12.SURGEON VICE ADMIRAL NAVEEN CHAWLA, VSM (75402-T)NAVY
13.AIR MARSHAL PRASHANT BHARADWAJ, VSM** (37032) MEDICALAIR FORCE
14.IC-44603W MAJOR GENERAL (NOW LIEUTENANT GENERAL) VIVEK KASHYAP, VSM, THE ARMOURED CORPSARMY
15.IC-46319Y MAJOR GENERAL RAJEEV PURI, VSM, THE INFANTRYARMY
16.IC-47566Y MAJOR GENERAL (NOW LIEUTENANT GENERAL) VM BHUVANA KRISHNAN, YSM, THE INFANTRYARMY
17.IC-47646W MAJOR GENERAL GULJEET SINGH JAMWAL, SM**, THE INFANTRYARMY
18.IC-48085Y MAJOR GENERAL MANISH MOHAN ERRY, SM, THE INFANTRYARMY
19.IC-48118Y MAJOR GENERAL PRAVEEN KUMAR AIRY, VSM, THE INFANTRYARMY
20.IC-48677H MAJOR GENERAL DHEERENDRA SINGH KUSHWAH, SM, THE INFANTRYARMY
21.MR-05261X MAJOR GENERAL R RAVIKUMAR, THE ARMY MEDICAL CORPSARMY
22.IC-41869X MAJOR GENERAL ARVIND BHATIA, THE INFANTRY (RETIRED)ARMY
23.IC-41885P MAJOR GENERAL U SURESH KUMAR, YSM, VSM, THE INFANTRY (RETIRED)ARMY
24.REAR ADMIRAL ATUL ANAND, VSM (03247-B)NAVY
25.REAR ADMIRAL UI BELLIAPPA, VSM (41291-T)NAVY
26.AIR VICE MARSHAL NAGESH KAPOOR, VM (18557) FLYING (PILOT)AIR FORCE
27.AIR VICE MARSHAL TEJINDER SINGH, VM (18806) FLYING (PILOT)AIR FORCE
28.AIR VICE MARSHAL KALVAKUNTLA SHEKHAR REDDY, VSM (17774) LOGISTICS (RETIRED)AIR FORCE
29.IC-51426K BRIGADIER ARVINDER SINGH HQ CE (P) HIMANKARMY
SHAURYA CHAKRA
1. 2. 3.SHRI CHITESH KUMAR, DEPUTY COMMANDANT, CRPF SHRI MANJINDER SINGH, SUB INSPECTOR, CRPF SHRI SUNIL CHOUDHARY, CONSTABLE, CRPFMHA (All three Awardees in One Citation)
4.SHRI DILIP MALIK, DEPUTY COMMANDANT, 205 COBRA, CRPFMHA
5.SHRI ANIRUDH PRATAP SINGH, ASSISTANT COMMANDANT, 54 CRPFMHA
6.CAPTAIN (NOW COMMODORE) SACHIN REUBEN SEQUEIRA (04272-H)             NAVY

NCC Cadets Campaign Against Tobacco On World No Tobacco Day

  • National Cadet Corps (NCC) cadets took a solemn oath to say a big no to the use of tobacco on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day on May 31, 2022.
    • World Health Organization created World No Tobacco Day in 1987 to draw global attention to the tobacco epidemic and the preventable death and disease it causes. The theme for this year’s No Tobacco Day is “Poisoning our planet”.
    • Scientific evidence has linked tobacco use to rise in incidence of a number of ailments leading to deterioration of quality of life of people and avoidable deaths. The objective of the World No Tobacco Day is to enlighten people about the deadly components of the tobacco and its ill effects and to encourage people to claim their right to health and healthy living and to protect future generations.
    • With the strength of more than 15 lakh cadets, National Cadet Corps (NCC) is the largest uniformed and disciplined youth organisation in the world and undertakes extensive social awareness campaigns as part of its contribution to the Society.

MoD signs over Rs 2,900 crore contract with BDL for procurement of ASTRA Mk I

  • In a major boost to PM Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’, MOD, on May 31, 2022, signed a contract with BDL for the supply of ASTRA MK-I BVR AAM and associated equipment for the Indian Air Force & Indian Navy at a cost of Rs 2,971 crore under Buy category.
  • Till now, the technology to manufacture missile of this class indigenously was not available. ASTRA MK-I BVR AAM has been Indigenously Designed & Developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) based on the Staff Requirements issued by the Indian Air Force (IAF) catering for Beyond Visual Range as well as Close Combat Engagement reducing the dependency on foreign sources. Air to Air missile with BVR capability provides large Stand Off Ranges to own fighter aircraft which can neutralise the adversary aircraft without exposing itself to adversary Air Defence measures, thereby gaining & sustaining superiority of the Air Space. This missile is technologically and economically superior to many such imported missile systems.

India, China Agree To Hold Next Round Of Military Talks Soon

  • India and China on Tuesday decided to hold the next (16th) round of the senior commanders meeting at an early date to achieve the objective of complete disengagement from all friction points along the LAC in the Western Sector.
  • The 24th meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation & Coordination on India-China Border Affairs (WMCC) was held on Tuesday where the two sides reviewed the situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the western sector of India-China border areas.
  • The previous meeting under the framework of the WMCC had taken place in November while the 15th round of military dialogue was held on March 11.
  • India has been consistently maintaining that peace and tranquillity along the LAC were key for the overall development of the bilateral ties.
  • Each side currently has around 50,000 to 60,000 troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the sensitive sector.

REVIEW QUESTIONS

  • Motto of IMA Is
  • Valour and Wisdom
  • Always Brave
  • Service Before Self
  • None

ANSWER: A

  • Which Company Signed the Contract Of ASTRA MK-I?
  • BDL
  • MDL
  • CSL
  • HAL

ANSWER: A

  • World No Tobacco Day Is Observed Every Year On      
  • 30 May
  • 31 May
  • 1 June
  • 2 June

ANSWER: B

  • Theme of the World No Tobacco Day 2022 Is  
  • Poisoning our planet
  • Quit tobacco to be a winner
  • Protecting youth from industry manipulation and preventing them from tobacco and nicotine use
  • Tobacco and lung health

     ANSWER: A

  • Who Conferred with the KIRTI CHAKRA(Posthumous)?
  • Shri Vikas Kumar
  • Shri Ajeet Singh
  • Shri Shahbaz Ahmad
  • Shri Altaf Hussain Bhat

ANSWER: D

  • Army Education Corps Day Is Celebrated On  
  • 30 May
  • 31 May
  • 1 June
  • 2 June

ANSWER: C

  • BVR Stands For
  • Beyond Visual Range
  • Beside Visual Range
  • Be Visual Range
  • None of the above

ANSWER: A

  • ASBM Stands For
  • Anti-Ship Ballistic Magnet
  •  Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile
  • Anti-Ship Ballast Missile
  • None

ANSWER: B

  • The HAL Dhruv is a
  • Helicopter
  • Machine Gun
  • UAV
  • Fighter Jet

ANSWER: A

  • INS Satpura Is A
  • Destroyer
  • OPV
  • Submarine
  • Frigate

ANSWER: D

  • DEAL Stands For
  • Defence Electronics Applications Lab
  • Defence Electric Applications Laboratory
  • Defence Electronics Applications Laboratory
  • None

ANSWER: C

  • Securities and Exchange Board of India Hq Is In
  • Mumbai
  • Noida
  • New Delhi
  • None of the above

ANSWER: A

  • “Yatraham Vijayastatra” Is The War Cry Of
  • 11 Gorkha Rifles
  • NAGA REGIMENT
  • MAHAR REGIMENT
  • BIHAR REGIMENT

ANSWER: A

  • Port Louis Is The Capital Of      
  • Mauritius
  • Malaysia
  • UAE
  • Maldives

ANSWER: A

  • Who penned the novel ‘A Suitable Boy’?
  • Shashi Tharoor
  • Vikram Chandra
  • Amitav Ghosh
  • Vikram Seth

ANSWER: D

  • INS Valsura Is Located In           
  • Balasore
  • Chennai
  • Trombay
  • Jamnagar

ANSWER: D

  •  Where Is The Hq Of The Southern Command of The Indian Army
  • Kochi
  • Lucknow
  • Pune
  • Mumbai

ANSWER: C

  • Commander Rank of Indian Navy Is Equivalent To Which Rank of IAF?
  • Air Marshal
  • Flight Lt.
  • Captain
  • Wing Commander

ANSWER: D

  • Exercises B/w The India And Kazakhstan Is Called:  
  • PRABAL DOSTYK
  • SLINEX
  • Indra
  • Yudha Abhyas

ANSWER: A

  • Regimental Centre of Bihar Regiment Is In
  • Ranikhet, Uttarakhand
  • Happy Valley, Shillong, Meghalaya.
  • Danapur Cantonment, Patna, Bihar
  • None of the above

ANSWER: C

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