Defence Affairs (Indian Forces) – August 2018


Defence Affairs (Indian Forces) – August 2018

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In this we have given, August Month Defence Affairs (Indian Forces) and their details. This is very important for all Competitive exams like UPSC, SSC, RRB, and all PSC Examinations.

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Defence Affairs (Indian Forces):

Operation ‘Madad’

  • Operation “Madad” has been launched by the Southern Naval Command (SNC) at Kochi since 09 Aug 2018 for assisting the state administration and undertaking disaster relief operations due to the unprecedented flooding experienced in many parts of Kerala.

Curtain Raiser: Exercise SCO Peace Mission 2018

  • SCO Peace Mission Exercise is conducted biennially for SCO member states. The joint exercise for the year 2018 will be conducted by Central Military Commission of Russia from 22 August to 29 August 2018 at Chebarkul, Chelyabinsk, Russia.

INS Sahyadri visits Suva, Fiji

  • To further strengthen our strong bilateral relations with Fiji, an Indian Naval Ship (INS) Sahyadri entered Port of Suva Republic of Fiji after participation in the RIMPAC 2018 at Hawaii.

India, China Armies meet in Ladakh

  • Amid continuing transgression by China at Demchok in eastern Ladakh, the Armies of India and China held a ceremonial Border Personal Meeting to mark India’s Independence Day.

Indo-Israel missile defence system to be procured by Israeli Navy

  • The multi-purpose Barak 8 missile defence system, jointly developed by India and Israel, will be procured by the Israeli Navy to protect its economic zones and strategic facilities.

Exercise Pitch Black 2018

  • Exercise Pitch Black a biennial multi-national large force employment warfare exercise was hosted by Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) from 24 Jul 18 to 18 Aug 18 in Darwin, Australia.

Anti-Tank Guided Missile ‘HELINA’ & SAAW (Smart Anti Airfield Weapon)

  • Indigenously developed Helicopter launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile ‘HELINA’ and SAAW (Smart Anti Airfield Weapon) guided bombs were successfully flight tested.

India building new fighter jet

  • The Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA), India’s next indigenous fighter, is expected to make its first flight by 2032.

Indo – Thailand Joint Exercise Maitree 2018

  • Exercise Maitree 2018, culminated on 19 August 2018 is an annual event designed to strengthen the partnership between Royal Thai Army and Indian Army and the exercise commenced on 06 August 2018 in Thailand.

INS Khanjar visits Yangon, Myanmar

  • INS Khanjar a Missile Corvette of Indian Navy was on a three-day visit to Yangon, Myanmar to undertake operational turn around (OTR) and as part of goodwill visit from 18 to 20 Aug 18.

IAF-RMAF joint air exercise

  • The first-ever joint air exercise involving the Indian Air Force and the Royal Malaysian Air Force commenced at Subang Air Base in Malaysia.

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