Daily Defence Update - 12th April 2024 Defence Current Affairs

Daily Defence Update - 12th April 2024 Defence Current Affairs
12-April 2024...........

Current Affairs is a very important part of the defence exams like NDA, CDS, MNS, and AFCAT. Many candidates find it very difficult to prepare for current affairs as there is a lack of good sources of current affairs. Defence Guru is presenting another helpful initiative to cover defence current affairs for the NDA, CDS, MNS, and AFCAT exams. In this new series called Daily Defence Updates, we will be presenting daily defence current affairs covering all the major defence events within India as well as in other parts of the world. We will cover major geopolitical events also so as to prepare you for the SSB interview.


India will deploy Defense Attache in Armenia in the coming time…

In a sign of increased focus on military diplomacy, India is set to send Defense Attaches to several of its missions in various countries, including Armenia, news agency PTI reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. Apart from this, India will appoint new defense attaches in African countries Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, and Djibouti. This decision is in line with India's priority to expand our strategic partnership

Lindy Cameron has been appointed as the new British High Commissioner to India…

The British Government has appointed Lindy Cameron as the new British High Commissioner to India… Lindy Cameron is a former British cyber expert and Cameron has been serving as the Chief Executive of the UK National Cyber ​​Security Center since 2020...Her appointment comes as the UK and India are engaged in negotiations for a long-pending free trade agreement. She also served as the Director General of the UK Northern Ireland Office.

Russia launches first heavy-lift Angara-A5 space rocket from Vostochny Cosmodrome…

Russia on Thursday test-fired its Angara-A5 space rocket for the first time from the Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Far East, successfully placing a test load into low orbit as part of an effort to develop a new launch vehicle for the post-Soviet space. The test launch of Russia's first space rocket, the Angara-A5, was intended to underline Moscow's ambitions to become a major space power and the growing importance of Vostochny, located in the forests of the Amur region in Russia's Far East.

NASA, Japan sign agreement to advance space cooperation, lunar rover…

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and Japan's Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) Masahito Moriyama have signed an agreement to pursue sustainable human exploration of the Moon. Will design, develop and operate a pressurized rover for exploration. NASA will provide two opportunities for Japanese astronauts to visit the lunar surface, along with the launch and delivery of the rover to the Moon.

Switzerland to host Ukraine peace conference in June…

Swiss President and Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis said on Thursday that Switzerland will host a high-level international conference in June that will bring together more than 100 countries to chart a path towards peace in Ukraine after more than two years of war. Will be invited to help.

By organizing this conference, Switzerland is making another important contribution to supporting a just and lasting peace in Ukraine and greater security and stability in Europe and the world.


Question-1. What is Lindy Cameron's area of expertise relevant to her new role as British High Commissioner to India?

a) Economics and trade

b) Cyber security

c) Cultural exchange

d) Military affairs

Ans- Cybersecurity


Question-2. What is the significance of Russia's successful launch of the Angara-A5 space rocket?

a) It marks Russia's re-emergence as a major space power.

b) It carries the first crewed mission to Mars.

c) It delivers supplies to the International Space Station.

d) It tests a new type of satellite technology.

Ans- It tests a new type of satellite technology.


Question-3. What is the main goal of the agreement signed between NASA and Japan regarding space exploration?

a) To develop a new space telescope

b) To design and operate a lunar rover

c) To establish a permanent human colony on the Moon

d) To send astronauts to explore asteroids

Ans- To design and operate a lunar rover

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