TNPSC Current Affairs June 2017
1.The Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) Nag flight tested successfully.
The Defence Research and development organisation has successfully test-fired the Anti-Tank Guided Missile Nag in the desert ranges of Rajasthan and the missile successfully destroyed the target
- It is a fire and forget 3rd generation missile which has advanced technologies including the Imaging Infrared Radar (IIR) Seeker with integrated avionics.
- It is developed by DRDO under the Integrated Guided Missile Development Program (IGMDP).
- It can be launched from both land and air-based platforms with a range of at least 4,000 m.
2.India and Australia bilateral maritime exercise AUSINDEX-17
Navies of India, Australia will participate in second edition of bilateral maritime exercise “AUSINDEX-17”, to be held from June 13 to 17 in Freemantle, Australia.
The first edition of AUSINDEX was held at Visakhapatnam in 2015.
AUSINDEX is a bilateral maritime exercise started in 2015 with the aim to enhancing interoperability and cooperation between both navies.
Eastern Fleet ships INS Jyoti, Shivalik and Kamorta will participate in AUSINDEX-17.