Latest Defence NEWS- July 2015 | GK Updates

    Latest Defence NEWS- July 2015 | GK Updates
    Latest Defence NEWS- July 2015 | GK Updates:
    The Latest Defence NEWS that took part in the month of July 2015 was given here. Candidates those who are preparing for banking and all competitive exams can use this.

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    Defence News in July 2015
    1.
    Indian basedKalyani Group has partnered with theIsrael’s Rafael to produce Spike Anti-Tank Guide Missiles (ATGM) in India, as per FDI guidelines the 51% of share was hold by the Kalyani Group.
    2.
    Reliance Group’s Pipavav Defence and Offshore Engineering (PDOE) has signed an multi-crore agreement with Russian basedZvyozdochka, JSC Ship Repairing centre to refit the submarines in India.
    3.
    Union Home Ministry has approved17 new police battalions for Jammu Kashmir and Maoist affected states.
    4.
    India and Myanmar has planned to strengthen thedefence cooperation during the Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) meeting which was recently held on New Delhi.
    5.
    India’s firstDefence Industrial Park was planned to be setup at Ottappalam in Palakkad district ofKerala, which was approved by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) of Union Government.
    6.
    India’s Indigenously built torpedos launch and recovery vessel,INS Astravahini has been decommissioned after 31 years of its service to the nation.
    7.
    Tata Advanced System Limited (TASL) and US Aircraft maker Boeing has signed an agreement for the aerospace and defence manufacturing.
    8.
    Indigenously developedNag Anti-tank guided missile has been successfully tested from helicopter platform at Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. The operation range of Nagi Anti-tank missile is 500m to 4 km (Land version), 7-10km (Air Lanuched).
    9.
    Lt GeneralMan Mohan Singh Rai has been appointed as theNew Vice-Chief of Army.
    10.
    Indigenously developed Supersonic Surface-to-AirAkash Missile has been added in the Indian Air Force (IAF). The strike range of this missile is 25km.
    11.
    Under Border Area Development Programme (BADP), Union Government has decided to develop all villages located within 10km around the international border on the basis of the priority.

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