21 January 2022 Daily Defence Current Affairs And Updates [DOWNLOAD PDF]

Daily Defence Current Affairs 21.01.2022

Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Ajay Bhatt inaugurates Virtual Museum hosted on Gallantry Awards portal

  • Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Ajay Bhatt inaugurated an interactive Virtual Museum hosted by the Gallantry Awards portal on January 20, 2022. The Virtual Museum brings together the stories of commitment and sacrifice of the gallantry awards winners in an innovative and user-friendly format. It comprises a 3-D walkthrough experience, gallery building, lobby, wall of fame, tour of war memorials, war room, resource center, selfie booth and equipment display, etc.
  • The Virtual Museum has been jointly developed by Ministry of Defence (MoD), Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM), Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, and Bhaskar Acharya National Institute for Space Applications and Geo-informatics, as part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ commemorating 75 years of Independence.

Brahmos Supersonic Cruise Missile, With Enhanced Capability, Successfully Test-fired

  • BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, with increased indigenous content and improved performance, was successfully test-fired from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur off the coast of Odisha on January 20, 2022. The launch was conducted by Brahmos Aerospace in close coordination with the teams of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

Russia, China, And Iran to Hold Joint Naval Drill

  • China, Russia, and Iran will hold their joint naval drills on Friday, a public relations official from Iran’s armed forces.
  • The “2022 Marine Security Belt” joint drill will take place in the north of the Indian Ocean and is the third joint naval drill between the three countries.

Israel Signs $3.4 bn Submarines Deal   

  • Israel has agreed with Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (German) to develop and produce three advanced submarines for the Israeli Navy in a deal worth 3 billion euros ($3.4 billion).
  • The first submarine will be delivered within nine years, according to the agreement, which also includes the construction of a training simulator in Israel and the supply of spare parts.

REVIEW QUESTIONS

  • In which country Exercise PEACEFUL MISSION -2021 is being held?
  • United States
  • Russia
  • United Kingdom
  • Australia       

ANSWER: B

  • With which country NATO had begun conducting Rapid Trident-2021 military exercise?
  • Belarus
  • Japan
  • Slovakia
  • Ukraine

ANSWER: D

  • Defence Exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’ held b/w
  • India and Indonesia
  • India and Nepal
  • India and China
  • India and Bhutan

ANSWER: A

  • Operation Snow Leopard, was launched by which armed force?
  • Indian Army
  • Indian Navy
  • CAPF
  • ITBP

     ANSWER: A

  • Which country has delivered advanced Heron drones to Indian Armed Forces?
  • USA         
  • Israel
  • France
  • Russia

ANSWER: B

  • Which country hosted the multi-nation disaster management exercise ‘PANEX-21’?
  • India
  • China
  • Japan
  • Nepal

ANSWER: A

  • ‘Pralay’ is a__
  • Short-range Ballistic Missile
  • Inter-continental Missile
  • Air-launched ballistic missile
  • Submarine-launched ballistic missile

ANSWER: A

  • What is INS Khukri, which is in the news recently?
  • Decommissioned naval ship
  • Newly commissioned naval ship
  • Strategic Indian Naval station at Sri Lanka
  • Naval Satellite launched by ISRO

ANSWER: A

  • The “2022 Marine Security Belt” joint drill will take place in the ___  “
  • Pacific Ocean
  • South China Sea
  • Arabian Sea
  • Indian Ocean

ANSWER: D

  • Which was the first frigate naval ship in India?
  • INS Vinash
  • INS Khukri
  • INS Shakti
  • INS Ajay

ANSWER: B

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