Nuclear arms race Current Affairs, GK & News
On October 7, 2020, Russia test-fired TSIRKON (Zircon) Hypersonic Cruise missile successfully in the Barents Sea. Highlights The test fire was conducted from the Frigate Admiral Gorshkov Vessel in White Sea. The Missile hit the destined the target located at a distance of 450 km in less than 4 and half minutes. The Missile reached ..
On July 6, 2020, Israel launched a new military surveillance satellite called Ofek-16 or Ofeq-16. Highlights The satellite has provided Israel technological superiority. Ofek-16 is to provide high-quality surveillance to its military through electro-optical reconnaissance technology. The satellite was launched using a locally developed “Shavit” launcher. The satellite is to revolve the earth in the ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
Category: International Current Affairs
The International Day Against Nuclear Tests is observed every year on 29th of August for increasing awareness about the effects of nuclear weapon test explosions or any other nuclear explosions and the need for their cessation as one of the means of achieving the goal of a nuclear-weapon-free world.
Topics: Effects of nuclear explosions • International Day against Nuclear Tests • Law by country • Nuclear arms race • Nuclear disarmament • Nuclear explosion • Nuclear physics • Nuclear weapons • Nuclear weapons in popular culture • Nuclear weapons testing • Politics by country
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The Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s statement about India’s ‘No First Use’ of nuclear arms pledge has raised the questions on whether India is revisiting its No First Use Policy on Nuclear Weapons. What did the Defence Minister Say? A tweet by the Defence Minister stated that “Pokhran is the area which witnessed Atalji’s firm resolve to make ..
Topics: Law by country • No first use • Nuclear arms race • Nuclear Doctrine of India • Nuclear proliferation • Nuclear strategies • Nuclear utilization target selection • Nuclear warfare • Nuclear weapon • Pakistan and weapons of mass destruction • Politics by country • Pre-emptive nuclear strike • Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons