Daily Defence Current Affairs And Updates 6 August 2022 [DOWNLOAD PDF]

In today’s 6 August 2022 Defence Current affairs and updates, we are going to see the latest defense-related updates on national and international current affairs topics. These current affairs questions and major events will be really helpful for your upcoming NDA, CDS, AFCAT, TA, INET, MNS, ACC exams, and other SSB interviews and AFCAT interviews like SSC Tech, TGC, TES, NDA, CDS, AFCAT, and more. Download the current affairs PDF file at the end of this article.

Daily Defence Current Affairs 06 August 2022

INS Sumedha Visits Bali, Indonesia

  • As part of the Indian Navy’s Long-Range Deployment in the South-Eastern Indian Ocean, INS Sumedha, is on a visit to Port Tanjung Benoa, Bali, from 04 Aug to 06 Aug 2022. The ship is en route to Perth, Australia, to coincide with India’s Independence Day and celebrations of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
  • The visit to Bali is aimed at strengthening bilateral ties, enhancing military cooperation and improving interoperability with the Indonesian Navy. During her stay at Bali, the ship’s crew will engage in professional interactions, cross-deck visits and sports fixtures with their Indonesian Navy counterparts.
  • Prior to entering Bali, the ship undertook a Maritime Partnership Exercise with KRI Sultan Hasanuddin, a Sigma class corvette of the Indonesian Navy on 02 August 2022.
  • INS Sumedha is an indigenously built Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel and is deployed for multiple roles independently and in support of fleet operations. She is part of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet based at Visakhapatnam and functions under the operational command of the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command.

MoU B/W Indian Navy And ISRO For Cooperation On Satellite  

  • Indian Navy on 05 Aug 22 signed an MoU with the Space Applications Centre (ISRO), Ahmedabad on data sharing and cooperation on Satellite-based Naval Applications in Oceanology and Meteorology.
  • Both the organisations will have a common platform of mutual cooperation, wherein the scientific advancements by SAC would be synergised into the Indian Naval efforts to keep the nation’s defence in step with rapid development in the field of Satellite Data retrieval and applications.
  • The broad area of cooperation includes sharing of non-confidential observational data, operation exploitation of SAC generated weather products and provisioning of Subject Matter Experts towards processing of satellite data towards development of new tools, calibration and validation of ocean models.

Indian Army Conducts 5-day Exercise To Test Satellites

  • In a five-day-long satellite communication exercise, the Indian Army has tested all of its space-based assets to ensure their operational readiness. The Army has also completed a study on the communication, cyber and electromagnetic effects reported during the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war.
    • The exercise named “Skylight” was conducted from July 25 to July 29.
    • The Army is utilising the services of a number of satellites belonging to the ISRO.
    • The types of satellite communication terminals tested during the exercise included static terminals, transportable vehicle-mounted terminals, man-portable and small form factor man-pack terminals.
    • The focus of the Army’s study on the war is on “military communications and electronic warfare“.

US, Australia Among 6 Countries Interested In Tejas: Govt

  • The US, Australia, Indonesia and the Philippines are among six countries, which have shown interest in India’s Tejas aircraft while Malaysia has already shortlisted the jet under its acquisition programme, the government said.
  • The other two countries that have evinced interest in the aircraft are Argentina and Egypt, according to Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt.
  • In February last year, the defence ministry sealed a Rs 48,000 crore deal with HAL for the procurement of 83 Tejas light combat aircraft for the IAF.
  • The HAL Tejas is an Indian, single engine, delta wing, light multirole fighter designed by the Aeronautical Development Agency in collaboration with Aircraft Research and Design Centre of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for the Indian Air Force and Indian Navy.
  • Top speed: 2,205 km/h
  • Weight: 6,500 kg
  • Range: 3,000 km
  • Manufacturer: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

India’s 1st Passenger Drone, Built For Indian Navy, Can Carry 130 Kgs

  • A startup in Maharashtra’s Pune has created the country’s first passenger drone – Varuna. The pilotless drone, developed for the Indian Navy, can carry a payload of up to 130 kgs. The drone has the power to cover 25 kilometres of distance with that weight.
  • The drone, manufactured by Sagar Defense Engineering Company, is capable of a safe landing even after a technical snag in the air. In case of emergency, the parachute will automatically open and help in a safe landing.
  • Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022
  • India’s biggest Drone Festival – Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022 was inaugurated in New Delhi by the Prime Minister.
  • The drone technology in the SVAMITVA scheme launched by the Government of India, within less than a year, has helped about half a million village residents to get their property cards by mapping out the densely-populated areas.
  • In 2021, the Ministry notified liberalized drone rules with the aim to encourage R&D and make India a drone hub.
  • The drone services industry is expected to grow to over Rs 30,000 crore in next three years and generate over five lakh jobs.

REVIEW QUESTIONS

  • SVAMITVA Stands For
  • Survey of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas
  • Survey of Villages and Mapped with Improvised Technology in Village Areas
  • Scientist of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas
  • None

ANSWER: A

  • INS Sumedha Visited At
  • Chennai
  • Berlin
  • Bali
  • New York

ANSWER: C

  • Ex SIAM BHARAT Conducted B/W India &              
  • Thailand
  • Oman
  • UAE
  • Maldives

ANSWER: A

  • Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) scheme Is Related With 
  • Start-ups & MSMEs
  • Submarine Making
  • Drone Making
  • All of these

     ANSWER: A

  • The NIA Act Was Enacted On
  • 31st December 2008
  • 31st December 2009
  • 31st December 2010
  • None

ANSWER: A

  • Hq of REGIMENTS UNDER CORPS OF ENGINEERS Is In
  • New Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Jabalpur
  • None of the above

ANSWER: A

  • Barrett M95 Is A
  • Sniper Rifles
  • Helicopter
  • ATAGS
  • ATGM

ANSWER: A

  • INS Shalki Is A 
  • OPV
  • Submarine
  • Landing Ship Tank
  • Missile

ANSWER: B

  • Where Is The Hq Of The Southern Command of The IAF?         
  • Kochi
  • Vishakhapatnam
  • Pune
  • Thiruvantpuram

ANSWER: D

  • Predator C Avenger Is a
  • Air to Air missile
  • Sniper Rifle
  • Anti-tank Guided missile
  • Drone/UAV

ANSWER: D

  • “Teevra Chaukas“ Is The Motto Of 
  • Corps of Signals
  • RR
  • AAD
  • None of the above

ANSWER: A

  • The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited is Located In 
  • Mumbai
  • Chennai
  • Kochi
  • None of the above

ANSWER: A

  • Hq of REGIMENT ARTILLERYIs In 
  • New Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Jabalpur
  • Nashik

ANSWER: D

  • BAKU Is The Capital Of      
  • Azerbaijan
  • Qatar
  • Albania
  • Andorra

ANSWER: A

  • “Convenient Action” Book Is Written By         
  • Amitabh Bachchan
  • Narendra Modi
  • Hew Strachan
  • Satish Kaushik

ANSWER: B

  • Special Forces Training School Is Located At                 
  • Nahan, H.P.
  • Chennai, T.N.
  • Trombay, Mumbai
  • None

ANSWER: A

  • How Many PVCs Are Awarded Right Now?
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • 24

ANSWER: A

  • SWAT Stands For
  • Special Weapons and Tactics
  • Special Weapons and Tactical
  • Special Weapons and Tournament
  • None of the above

ANSWER: A

  • INS Mumbai Is A 
  • OPV
  • Submarine
  • Landing Ship Tank
  • Guided missile destroyer

ANSWER: D

  • Nirbhay is the Indian long-range __ Missile.      
  • Sub-sonic Cruise
  • Supersonic Cruise
  • Hypersonic Cruise
  • None

ANSWER: A

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