Daily Defence Update - 2nd April 2024 Defence Current Affairs

Daily Defence Update - 2nd April 2024 Defence Current Affairs
02-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.


Indian defense exports crossed the ₹21,000 crore mark for the first time…

Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh announced on social media that the country's defense exports have increased to unprecedented levels, crossing the milestone of ₹21,000 crore for the first time in the history of independent India. According to the statement posted by Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, India's defense exports increased to Rs 21,83 crore in the financial year 2023-24, a remarkable growth rate of 32.5 percent compared to the previous financial year.

India hands over two Dornier-228 transport aircraft to Guyana…

India has handed over two Dornier-228 aircraft to Guyana as part of the Line of Credit, marking the beginning of a new chapter in the partnership between the two countries. "Hindustan Aeronautics Limited handed over two Dornier 228 aircraft to the Guyana Defense Force. The aircraft arrived at Cheddi Jagan International Airport yesterday evening aboard two Boeing C-17 Globemaster military transport aircraft," the Guyana President wrote on Twitter.

HAL has earned record revenue of ₹29,810 crore for the financial year 2023-24…

State-owned aircraft maker HAL on Monday announced that it has achieved the highest revenue from operations for the financial year 2023-24 at over ₹29,810 crore, a growth of nearly 11% compared to 9% during the previous financial year. HAL's revenue figure earlier this year was ₹26,928 crore.

Indian Air Force is ready to test emergency landing facility on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway…

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is set to test-fire a 3.5 km long emergency landing facility on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway at Bijbehara, while authorities have made elaborate arrangements by deploying security forces and installing radar and other technology. To ensure smooth use, equipment including CCTV has been installed near this airstrip.

India, Thailand discuss ways to strengthen navy-to-navy cooperation…

Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar held a meeting with his Thai counterpart Admiral Edung Pan-iyam here on Monday and discussed ways to further strengthen navy-to-navy cooperation. The two sides also discussed the current situation in the Indian Ocean region, with emphasis on the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, and the need for collaborative efforts towards ensuring peace, stability, and maritime security.

Amid the India-China border dispute, China changed the name of 30 places in Arunachal Pradesh…

China has renamed 30 places along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in India's northeastern state. In what is seen as an attempt to assert its claim over Arunachal Pradesh, China's Ministry of Civil Affairs, responsible for establishing and naming administrative divisions, released a fourth list of geographical names in what Beijing calls Zangnan.


Question-1 The Indian defense exports crossed which milestone for the first time?

A) ₹10,000 crore

B) ₹15,000 crore

C) ₹21,000 crore

D) ₹25,000 crore

Answer- ₹21,000 crore


Question-2 What is the growth rate of India's defense exports in the financial year 2023-24 compared to the previous financial year?

A) 11%

B) 21%

C) 32.5%

D) 45%

Answer- 32.5%


Question-3 To whom did India hand over two Dornier-228 transport aircraft?

A) Bhutan

B) Guyana

C) Nepal

D) Sri Lanka

Answer- Guyana


Question-4 What is the revenue earned by HAL for the financial year 2023-24?

A) ₹20,000 crore

B) ₹25,000 crore

C) ₹29,810 crore

D) ₹35,000 crore

Answer- ₹29,810 crore


Question-5 With whom did the Indian Navy Chief discuss ways to strengthen navy-to-navy cooperation?

A) China

B) Indonesia

C) Thailand


Answer- Thailand

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