Defence Current Affairs

Defence Current Affairs 2020-2021 covers all Current Affairs related to various Defence News, Defence Exercises, Defence Acquisitions and Government Policy on Defence. Defence Current Affairs are asked in almost all exams including UPSC, Civil Services, NDA, CDS, CAPF, SSC, Railways, Banking, IBPS and all other competitive exams of India.

US-India Initiative on Critical and Emerging Technologies

The Government of India has been bringing tremendous changes in the defense sector in the recent past. The changes made the defense ministry, the largest buyer of MSME goods in 2022 amongst all other ministries. India is also pushing startups to participate in defense modernization. Only 293 startups in India are registered in the defense ..

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Air Marshal A.P. Singh-New Vice Chief of Indian Air Force

Air Officer AP Singh was recently appointed the Vice Chief of the Indian Air Force. Currently, Vivek Chaudhari is the Chief of the Indian Air Force. His predecessor Mr. Sandeep Singh demitted from his office (meaning resigned). Sandeep served for 39 years. He received a ceremonial guard of honor while he handed over the office. ..

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Defence Ministry is top buyer of MSME Goods in 2022

The Government e–Marketplace was launched in 2016. It is an online platform used for procuring goods and services online. The main aim of GeM is to increase transparency, promote Aatma Nirbhar Bharat, and support small and local sellers. Recently, the GeM tweeted that in 2022, Defence Ministry made the highest procurement from the MSME sellers. ..

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India’s 74th Republic Day Parade – Highlights

India celebrated its 74th republic day on January 26, 2023. The President of India Draupadi Murmu hoisted the flag during the celebrations. This is the first republic day parade after the Raj Path was renamed as Kartavya Path. Egyptian President Sisi was the chief guest. A contingent of the Egyptian Army also participated in the ..

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Indus Water Treaty (IWT): India sends notice for modification

The Indus Water Treaty was signed between the Government of India and the Government of Pakistan in 1960. World Bank negotiated the treaty. According to the treaty, the waters of Beas, Ravi, and Sutlej are controlled by India, and the waters of Indus, Jhelum, and Chenab are controlled by Pakistan. All these rivers form the ..

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DRACO: Nuclear Fission powered Spacecraft of NASA

DARPA of the USA is working on nuclear fission-powered spacecraft along with NASA called the DRACO. DARPA is Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency. And DARPA is the research and development wing of the US military. Just like the DRDO of India. DARPA is to launch the DRACO Spacecraft. DRACO stands for Demonstration Rocket for Agile ..

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