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

Daily Defence Current Affairs 22 January 2022

India Gate to Have Netaji Statue Soon, Announces PM Modi

  • A ‘grand statue’ of Subhas Chandra Bose will be installed at India Gate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Friday, two days before the freedom fighter’s 125th birth anniversary.

FLAME MERGING CEREMONY AT NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL

  • In a befitting solemn ceremony, the flame at Amar Jawan Jyoti was merged with the eternal flame at National War Memorial with full military honours. The ceremony was presided over by Air Marshal BR Krishna AVSM SC, Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC).

MHA Issues Fresh Rules: Arms Manufacturers to Be Allowed To Enhance Production

  • Arms manufacturers will henceforth be allowed to enhance annual production of firearms and ammunition according to fresh rules issued by the Union home ministry. Under the Arms (Amendment) Rules, 2022, the arms manufacturers, however, will have to submit online every month details of the firearms manufactured, sold transferred, or consumed for the month.
  • “The manufacturer who has been issued a license in Form VII under these rules shall be permitted to have enhanced annual production of firearms or ammunition or caliber wise revision of his licensed capacity by giving intimation to the licensing authority and also to the state government concerned within ninety days from the end of the financial year and for which no further endorsement on the license as to capacity shall be required.”

India Strikes Hard on Pakistani Fake News Factories Deal   

  • The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has ordered the blocking of 35 YouTube-based news channels and 2 websites that were involved in spreading anti-India fake news in a coordinated manner over digital media. The YouTube accounts blocked by the Ministry had a total subscriber base of over 1 crore 20 lakh, and their videos had over 130 crore views.

ARMY CHIEF VISITS BHOPAL

  • General Manoj Mukund Naravane, Chief of Army Staff concluded a two-day visit to Bhopal today. Lieutenant General JS Nain, Southern Army Commander was also present during the visit. The COAS was briefed by the Sudarshan Chakra Corps Commander and other commanders on operational preparedness and on the reforms being undertaken towards transforming the formation into a modern, cohesive, lean & agile warfighting force.
  • The Army Chief later visited Headquarters Paschim Madhya Pradesh Sub Area. He appreciated the role of the Sub Area in assisting the civil administration in combating the COVID-19 pandemic by setting up Adhoc COVID Isolation Facilities, provision and repair of critical life-saving equipment, and augmentation of Civil Medical Infrastructure. The COAS also visited 3 EME Centre at Bairagarh Military Station and reviewed the training being imparted to mould future generation of soldiers of the Indian Army.

REVIEW QUESTIONS

  • IBSAMAR trilateral naval exercise held between India, Brazil, and___?
  • North Korea
  • Switzerland
  • Singapore
  • South Africa

ANSWER: D

  • What is the name of the military exercise that involved assets of Indian Army, Navy, Air Force & Coast Guard?
  • Exercise Himvijay
  • Exercise Kavach
  • Exercise Kapil
  • Exercise Darshan

ANSWER: B

  • Which company has built the Indian Coast Guard’s interceptor C 453?
  • Tata Group
  • GRSE
  • Cochin Shipyard
  • L&T

ANSWER: D

  • Offshore patrol vessel “Sajag” has been commissioned to which armed force?
  • Indian Coast Guard
  • Indian Navy
  • Indian Army
  • CRPF

     ANSWER: A

  • Which Indian Armed Force is set to create `Integrated battle groups (IBGs)’?
  • Indian Army
  • Indian Navy
  • Indian Air Force
  • Indian Coast Guard

ANSWER: A

  • MH-60 Romeo helicopters are procured by the Indian Navy from which country?
  • Russia
  • Israel
  • USA
  • Iran

ANSWER: C

  • What type of missile is ‘New Generation Akash Missile (Akash-NG)’?
  • Short-range Ballistic Missile
  • Inter-continental Missile
  • Air-launched ballistic missile
  • Submarine-launched ballistic missile

ANSWER: A

  • Ministry of Defence has awarded the contract for an integrated anti-submarine warfare defence suite to which company?
  • L&T
  • Mahindra Defence Systems
  • ISRO
  • HAL

ANSWER: B

  • What is the name of the deep-sea vehicle being designed in India, under the Samudrayan initiative?
  • Jadayu 6000
  • Samudra 6000
  • Matsya 6000
  • Meru 6000

ANSWER: C

  • Which Defence entity has bagged the Raksha Mantri’s award for Excellence 2021?
  • Indian Army
  • Indian Coast Guard
  • Pune Cantonment Board
  • DRDO

ANSWER: C

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