Defence 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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MHA to rope in Ex-Brigadiers to help fight Naxals

Appalled by the rising number of deadly attacks by Maoists, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has decided to rope in retired Brigadiers to plan and assist in anti-Naxal operations in four Left Wing Extremism (LWE)-affected States — Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and West Bengal.

The Ministry of Defence will be tasked with identifying suitable candidates who should have served as Brigadier in the Army’s fighting arm [Infantry], followed by a joint interview by top officials of the Defence and Home Ministries.

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Boeing C-17 Globemaster III added into IAF

The Indian Air Force (IAF) flew its first advanced airlifter Boeing C-17 Globemaster III flew to India to be added into the fleet of India Air Force. Boeing is expected to deliver four more C-17s to the IAF this year and five in 2014.

Utility: The C-17 will equip the IAF with amongst the world’s most advanced humanitarian and strategic capabilities. It has versatile capability to perform a wide range of operations, from peacekeeping and disaster relief to troop movements from semi-prepared airfields.

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