Defence Current Affairs

Aero India 2021- Highlights

Aero India 2021- Highlights: The Aero India 2021 show will start from February 3, 2021 in Bengaluru. The show will …

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DRDO successfully test fires surface-to-air Akash-NG missile

DRDO successfully test fires surface-to-air Akash-NG missile; can intercept high manoeuvring aerial threats. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) …

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Demchok sector

The Demchok sector is a disputed region centered on the villages of Demchok, Ladakh and Demqog, Ngari Prefecture, situated near …

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DRDO test fires BRAHMOS missile successfully

DRDO test fires BRAHMOS missile successfully: On October 18, 2020, the Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) test fired the BRAHMOS …

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Weekly Current Affairs 13-20 September 2020

Weekly Current Affairs for UPSC, IAS, UPPSC/UPPCS, BPSC, MPPSC, RPSC and All State PCS Examinations (13-20 September 2020) Google’s Best Books for …

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Defence Minister to visit Russia: To attend SCO, CSTO and CIS

The Defence Minister Raj Nath Singh is to visit Russia from September 3, 2020 to September 5, 2020. He will …

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Ministry of Defence signs Rs 2,580 crores of contracts to boost Make in India

On August 31, 2020, the Ministry of Defence signed contracts worth Rs 2,580 crores to boost Make in India. The …

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China builds missile site in Kailash-Mansarovar

Amidst border tensions between India and China, China has reportedly built a missile launch site in Kailash-Mansarovar. The Kailash-Mansarovar is …

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DRDO developed Anti-Drone System deployed in 74th I-Day celebrations

As the Prime Minister Modi addressed the country at the Red Fort, DRDO (Defence Research Development Organization) anti-drone system was …

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SRIJAN: Online Portal launched to promote Indigenisation of Defence Production

On August 14, 2020, the Defence Minister Raj Nath Singh launched “SRIJAN”, an online portal to promote indigenization of Defence …

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Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation (NIIO)

Context: India’s defence minister recently launched the Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation (NIIO) through an online webinar.  More on the …

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Israel successfully test fires advanced Missile Defence System

On august 13, 2020, Israel successfully tested the advanced missile defence system Arrow-2. The missile was developed to defend against …

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India test fires first Private Upper Stage Rocket Engine

The Aerospace Start up Skyroot Aerospace has test fired an upper stage rocket engine and has become the first Indian …

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Andaman and Nicobar to be a maritime hub

Part of: GS Mains III – Infrastructure; Defence; Security  Context:  PM said that Andaman and Nicobar islands region was going to be developed as …

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Import embargo on 101 defence items

Part of: GS Mains II and III – Govt policies and initiatives; Defence  Context:  Defence Ministry to impose import embargo …

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Indian Armed Forces revive “Project Cheetah”

The Indian Armed Forces have decided to revive “Project Cheetah” amidst tensions with China. The project was pending for a …

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India bans 101 Defence items

On August 9, 2020, Defence Minister Raj Nath Singh announced that India has put ban on 101 items to boost …

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