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.

IIT-K launches innovation hub to find solutions for anti-drone technologies

On 23rd July, 2021 the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) launched technology innovation hub to find cyber security solutions for intrusion detection system, anti-drones technologies, cyber physical system and block-chain.   Highlights After a rigorous application process, 25 research and development principal investigators and 13 start-ups were selected. Cutting-edge technology in cyber security is ..

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Lok Sabha: Essential Defence Services Bill introduced

Essential Defence Services Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on 22nd July.   Key Points regarding the bill Essential Defence Services Bill is introduced with the aim to prevent the staff of all the government-owned ordnance factories across the country from going on a strike. The bill states that equipment and hardware for the ..

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UK Carrier Strike Group starts maritime exercises with Indian Navy

On 22nd July, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 2021 of the United Kingdom which is led by the HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier has joined the Indian Navy for maritime exercises in the Bay of Bengal for three day duration.   Key Points For the first time, United Kingdom’s Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 2021 which is ..

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DRDO flight-tests New Generation Akash Missile (Akash-NG)

New Generation Akash Missile (Akash-NG), a surface-to-air Missile has been successfully flight-tested Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) on 21 July, 2021 from Integrated Test Range (ITR) off the coast of Odisha.   Highlights Having a range of 80km Akash-NG has a better range compared to the original version which has a range of around ..

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Russia to supply 21 MIG-29 fighter jets to India

In the year 2020, the Indian Air Force received approval from the defence ministry to procure 21 MiG-29 fighter jets besides 12 Sukhoi MK1 from Russia. In recent news, a spokesperson of Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation has said that Russia will supply 21 MiG-29 fighters to India.   Highlights The Indian Air Force ..

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