Important Defence Current Affairs for AFCAT 2 2020 Exam: Check Here

Important Defence Current Affairs for AFCAT 2 2020 Exam: Check Here

Indian Air Force has scheduled AFCAT 2 2020 on 3, 4 and 5 October. Candidates who are preparing to get admission in elite Air Force Academy must pull up their socks and prepare hard for the exam. here we have provoided the important defence current affairs for the AFCAT 2 2020 Exam.

  • GoI approved industrial licenses to 15 companies to manufacture Bullet Proof Jackets

  • DAC approves procurement of 83 indigenous Tejas fighter jets for IAF
  • Ministry of Defence (MoD) signed a capital acquisition contract with Israel Weapons Industries (IWI) for the procurement of 16,479 light machine guns (LMGs)

  • Indian Army has launched an initiative christened 'Operation Namaste' to extend all possible assistance to the government in containing the spread of coronavirus.

  • Ministry of Defence (MoD) has allowed temporary employment of National Cadet Corps (NCC) cadets under 'Exercise NCC Yogdan'.

  • The US reaffirmed its determination to sell Harpoon air-launched anti-ship missiles and Mark 54 lightweight torpedoes worth $155 million to India.

  • Border Roads Organisation (BRO) constructed the Daporijo bridge over the Subansiri river in Arunachal Pradesh

  • Ministry of Defence (MoD) signed a contract with M/s Tata Power SED (TPSED) for Modernisation of Air Field Infrastructure (MAFI) of 37 airfields for the Indian Air Force(IAF), Indian Navy (IN) and Indian Coast Guard (ICG)

  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh approved the abolition of 9,304 posts in the Engineer-in-Chief of Military Engineering Services (MES)

  • The Indian Air Force (IAF) is to operationalize its No.18 Squadron at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu on 27 May.

  • The Ministry of Defence (MoD) cleared the purchase of 21 MiG-29 and 12 Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter aircraft along with 248 indigenous long-range air to air missiles, Astra, among others on 2 July 2020.

  • India and the United States to conduct PASSEX (passing exercise) between the two navies. These exercise have built interoperability through a series of Malabar and other exercises. The exercise comes amid the ongoing border dispute between India and China

  • Ministry of Defence (MoD) has signed a contract with Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) for procurement of 1,512 Mine Plough (MP) for Tank T-90 S/SK. 

  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh approved a proposal of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) for a major expansion scheme in all the border and coastal districts.

  • Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully demonstrated the hypersonic air-breathing scramjet technology with the flight test of the Hypersonic Technology Demonstration Vehicle (HSTDV) from Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam Launch Complex at Wheeler Island, Odisha on 7th September.
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