Defence & Security Current Affairs - 2019

Defence Current Affairs of 2018-19 related to India’s Defence, Indian Armed Forces, Defence Production, Defence Acquisition and related matters for SSC, States Civils, UPSC and Other Competitive Examinations.

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Guided Missile Destroyer INS Imphal Launched

The Indian Navy has launched its third guided missile destroyer, INS Imphal at Mazgaon Docks as part of its Project 15B. INS Imphal INS Imphal has been designed indigenously by the Indian Navy’s Directorate of Naval Design, New Delhi. INS Imphal spans 163 metres in length, 17.4 metres at beam, and launch weight of 3037 Read More…

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Varuna Naval Exercise 2019

India and France will conduct their largest ever naval exercise ‘Varuna’ off Goa coast early May. Varuna 2019 India will deploy its aircraft carrier, INS Vikramaditya with its MiG-29K fighters and French side would be represented by its aircraft carrier FNS Charles de Gaulle with its Rafale-M naval jets. The exercise will also see participation Read More…

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Navy Reviews Outcome of Sea Vigil Exercise

Indian Navy and several other agencies involved in coastal defence and maritime security brainstormed over the outcome of the ‘Sea Vigil’ exercise. Sea Vigil Exercise Sea Vigil was a first of its kind multi-agency drill, covering the entire 7,516 km-long Indian coastline and exclusive economic zone and involving 13 coastal states and Union Territories. The Read More…

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India Vietnam Hold Naval Exercise

Navies of India and Vietnam held a four-day maritime exercise off Cam Ranh Bay in Vietnam with an aim to boost operational cooperation. India-Vietnam Naval Exercise From the Indian side warships, INS Kolkata and INS Shakti participated in the annual exercise, comprising a harbour and a sea phase. The exercise was undertaken as a part of the ongoing overseas deployment of eastern Read More…

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Sub-sonic Cruise Missile ‘Nirbhay’ Successfully Test-Fired

India’s first indigenously designed and developed long-range sub-sonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’ from a test range Chandipur, Odisha. Nirbhay Missile Nirbhay missile has blended missile and aeronautical technologies which allows it to take off vertically like missile and cruise horizontally like an aircraft. The missile has a two-stage missile powered by solid rocket motor booster developed Read More…

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