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Defence Current Affairs 24 June 2024

In Daily Defence Current Affairs for 24 June 2024, we will see the latest national and international current affairs news. These important current affairs will be beneficial for your upcoming...

In Daily Defence Current Affairs for 24 June 2024, we will see the latest national and international current affairs news. These important current affairs will be beneficial for your upcoming NDA, CDS, CDS OTA, AFCAT, TA, Agniveer Army, Agniveer Navy, Agniveer Air Force, Women Military Police, INET, MNS, ACC exams, SCO, PCSL, CAPF, and SSB interviews, and direct entries for Army, Navy, and Air Force like SSC Tech, TGC, JAG, NCC, TES, 10+2 Cadet. Download a PDF file about current events at the end of this article. Let us now see the Daily Defence Current Affairs.

Defence Current Affairs 24 June 2024

Pakistan Govt Approves Deployment Of Frontier Constabulary In PoK

  • Pakistan’s federal government on Sunday approved the deployment of the paramilitary force Frontier Constabulary in PoK which was rocked by protests last month, during which several people were killed. As many as six platoons of the paramilitary force will be deployed in the region for three months.
  • The decision to deploy the Frontier Constabulary comes a day after Pakistan announced to launch a major new operation against terrorism with a renewed commitment.
  • The protests, against inflation and high electricity prices, were led by the Jammu Kashmir Joint Awami Action Committee (JAAC) and had traders at the forefront in most parts of the region.
  • Pakistan on Saturday announced to launch Operation Azm-i- Istehkam (strong commitment), against terrorism with a renewed commitment to eradicate militancy from the country.
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Four AFMS Officers Create History In 43rd World Medical & Health Games

  • Four Armed Forces Medical Service (AFMS) Officers have brought laurels to India by clinching a record 32 Medals in the 43rd World Medical and Health Games held in Saint-Tropez, France, from 16 to 23rd June 2024.
  • These Officers, namely Lt Col Sanjeev Malik, Maj Anish George, Capt Stephen Sebastian, and Capt Dania James, made history by winning 19 Gold Medals, 09 Silver Medals and 04 Bronze Medals in the in World’s largest sports event for health professionals.
  • The World Medical and Health Games, often regarded as the Olympic Games for Health Professionals, has evolved into the most prestigious global sporting event within the medical community. With a legacy dating back to 1978, the Games annually attract over 2500 participants from more than 50 different nations.
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  • Military College of Telecommunication Engineering, Indian Army and Society for Applied Microwave Electronics Engineering & Research an autonomous R&D laboratory under the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology signed a MoU to advance collaboration in ‘Next Generation Wireless Technologies for Indian Army’.
  • This initiative marks a significant milestone in strengthening the Indian Army’s technological capabilities which is aligned towards declared vision for 2024 as ‘Year of Technological Absorption for Indian Army’ by Chief of Army Staff
  • The key objectives of this partnership include:
  • Joint Research and Development
  • Incubation Centre
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IAF To Acquire 6 Tapas Drones

  • In a major boost to enhancing indigenous unmanned surveillance capabilities of defence forces, the Indian Air Force has made a proposal to the central government to buy 10 Tapas drones, officials said.
  • Out of the 10, six Made-in-India drones would be for the Indian Air Force, while the remaining four would be for the Indian Navy.
  • Tapas drones are medium-altitude long, endurance-category drones that have been developed indigenously by the Defence Research and Development Organisation and have to be manufactured by a consortium of Bharat Electronics Limited and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.
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MDL In Advanced Talks With Defence Ministry For Rs 35,000 Crore Kalvari Submarine Deal

  • Talks on acquiring additional Kalvari-class (Scorpene) submarines for the Navy have progressed, with state-owned Mazagaon Dockyard Limited (MDL) in advanced discussions for a potential ₹35,000-crore deal that will help boost India’s underwater strength.
  • Sources said that the new submarines — three additional Kalvari-class which are under negotiation — will be larger than their predecessor and will be packed with modern electronics that will give them better strength and longer endurance.
  • That came two days after Moscow and Pyongyang reached a pact vowing mutual defense assistance if either is attacked, and a day after Seoul responded by saying it would consider providing arms to Ukraine to fight Russia’s invasion.
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Japan Sanctions Bengaluru Tech Company Over Russian War ‘Support’

  • Japan has sanctioned an Indian tech firm for its alleged support to Russia’s “war efforts”, a development that could cast a shadow over an otherwise burgeoning strategic partnership between the two countries.
  • The sanctions, announced by Japan’s foreign affairs ministry against Bengaluru-based Si2 Microsystems Pvt Ltd. The actions against the companies including asset freeze and export bans were announced by the Japanese Foreign Ministry. The other companies belonged to China, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and the United Arab Emirates.
  • Last week, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said at the G7 summit in Italy that his government is imposing sanctions on companies and groups which are helping Russia evade economic sanctions.
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Multiple Choice Questions of DCA

  1. What is the name of India’s first-ever multinational air exercise scheduled for
    August 2024?
    A. Tarang Shakti
    B. Vayu Shakti
    C. Meghdoot
    D. Garuda Shakti
  2. Which country is involved in conducting joint drills on tactical nuclear weapons with Russia?
    A. China
    B. Belarus
    C. Poland
    D. Finland
  3. Who has been appointed as the next Chief of the Army Staff (COAS)?
    A. Lt General Rajesh Kumar
    B. Lt General Upendra Dwivedi
    C. Major General Ashok Sharma
    D. Colonel Sanjay Patel
  4. How many Tapas drones has the Indian Air Force proposed to buy?
    A. 5
    B. 6
    C. 10
    D. 12
  5. Which organization is in advanced discussions for a potential ₹35,000-crore deal to acquire additional Kalvari-class (Scorpene) submarines?
    A. Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)
    B. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)
    C. Mazagaon Dockyard Limited (MDL)
    D. Larsen & Toubro (L&T)
  6. CSL Hq Is In
    A. Kochi
    B. Noida
    C. Bengaluru
    D. Chennai
  7. India Conducted Vajra Prahar Exercise With__.
    A. Qatar
    B. Maldives
    C. USA
    D. Oman
  8. Who Is The Chairman Of The NHRC?
    A. Chief Justice of India or a judge of the Supreme Court
    B. Governor
    C. PM
    D. None of the above
  9. UDHR Stands For
    A. Universal Declaration of Human Rights
    B. Universal Declaration of Human Riot
    C. Universal Declared of Human Rights
    D. None of the above
  10. Which one of the following statements is/are correct regarding BRICS? 1. It was set up with the sole purpose of countering the NATO influence and emerging as its substitute. 2. The New Development Bank is one of the initiatives of BRICS.
    Choose the correct answer using the codes given below:
    A. 1 only
    B. 2 only
    C. Both 1 and 2
    D. Neither 1 nor 2
  11. World Economic Forum Hq Is In
    A. Geneva, Switzerland
    B. Lausanne, Switzerland
    C. The Hague, The Netherlands
    D. Gland, Switzerland
  12. ___Is The Landlocked Country.
    A. Sri Lanka
    B. Pakistan
    C. Bhutan
    D. China
  13. Which Is Not An Asian Country?
    A. Singapore
    B. Brunei
    C. UAE
    D. Peru
  14. GPMG Stands For
    A. General Purple Machine Gun
    B. General Purpose Machine Gun
    C. General Purpose Machine Gum
    D. None
  15. ‘Ex Zapad’ Conducted B/W India &
    A. Qatar
    B. Russia
    C. UAE
    D. Maldives
  16. Padma Vibhushan Award Was Instituted on
    A. 2nd January 1954
    B. 2nd January 1955
    C. 2nd January 1956
    D. 2nd January 1957
  17. Hq Of Department of Space Is In
    A. New Delhi
    B. Bengaluru
    C. Kochi
    D. Kolkata
  18. CAIR Stands For
    A. Centre for Artificial Intelligence & Robotics
    B. Centre for Artificial Intelligent & Robotics
    C. Centre for Artillery Intelligence & Robotics
    D. Centre form Artificial Intelligence & Robotics
  19. “An Odyssey in War and Peace” Book Is Written By
    A. Shashi Tharoor
    B. SHF Manekshaw
    C. Hew Strachan
    D. Lt Gen J.F.R. Jacob
  20. With reference to the Project 15B warships, consider the following statements: 1. They are equipped with BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles and long-range Surface-to-Air Missiles. 2. ‘INS Surat’ was the first-ever ship of Project 15B Destroyers. 3. Project 15B warships are completely indigenous.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
    A. A. 1 only
    B. 1 and 2 only
    C. 3 only
    D. 2 and 3 only


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