DEFENCE


Monthly Current Affairs March 2016 “DEFENCE” key points to Remember.
Ministry of Defence (MoD) approved a Rs 13,000 crores weapons and sensors package for the seven new stealth frigates
Indian Army kicked off a week long Multinational Field Training Exercise (FTX) “Force 18”in Pune at headquarters of the Indian Army’s Southern Command.
=> Theme – Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA) and Peacekeeping Operations (PKO)
South Korea and US Begin Military Exercise – a day after the North Korea’s threat to US
India and Indonesia begin their Joint Military Exercise Shakti IV from March 10-23 in Indonesia
Sixth ship of LCU MK IV project, was launched on 12 March 2016 at an exciting ceremony at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd, Kolkata.
India successfully test fired nuclear-capable intermediate range Agni-I ballistic missile in Odisha – 700 km
US Navy ship USS Conestoga tug boat was discovered after 95 years at the San Francisco coast
Indian Coast Guard’s fast patrol vessel (FPV) Arnvesh ship commissioned at Visakhapatnam by the Eastern Naval Command, Vice-Admiral HCS Bisht.
Indian Army gets its first Thermal based RADAR technology Divyachaksu (divine eye) that will enable to look through the walls developed by DRDO
Indian Navy deployed a P8I maritime Aircraft to Seychelles for monitoring purpose
Indian Coast Guard re-based one ship and six boats from Chennai to Andaman and Nicobar Region to rebase the assets
=> C-407, C-412, C-414, C-416, C-417 and C-428
Singapore Navy (RSN) test-fired a Barak missile from its Victory-class missile corvette RSS Vigour during Fleet Exercise conducted in the South China Sea
Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar flagged off India’s first indigenous composites sonar dome in Goa