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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India becomes first country to successfully test fire underwater supersonic cruise missile

With the successful test firing of the over 290 km-range submarine-launched version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile in the Bay of Bengal, India became the first country in the world to have an underwater supersonic cruise missile.

Ship and ground-launched versions of the BrahMos missile have already been successfully tested and inducted into service with the Indian Army and the Navy.

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Shanti Prayas-2: Joint military exercises of Nepal, US Army

The armies of Nepal and the United States will jointly conduct military exercises , named Shanti Prayas-2 or Peace Initiatives, later this month which will also involve several other countries including India. The exercises will be conducted in Panchkhal, situated 50 km east of Kathmandu.
The Nepal Army, the US Army and several other countries have announced their participation in the drill which is the latest in a continuing series of exercises in the Asia-Pacific region designed to promote regional peace and security and enhance the peacekeeping capabilities and capacity of nations participating in the Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI).

What is GPOI?
GPOI is a G8 nations’ initiative to enhance peace support operations capabilities worldwide.

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