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TNPSC Current Affairs July 3, 2017 for Group 1 and Group 2 Mains

TNPSC Current Affairs July 2017 

1.Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air missile (QRSAM) successfully test-fired.

India successfully test fired Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) which was developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). It was tested from ITR Chandipur , near Odisha coast.

About the Test:
  • It has strike range of 25 to 30 km which is capable of engaging multiple target.
  • All the technologies and subsystems which is incorporated in the missile are performed well.
  • All the radars , Electro Optical Systems, Telemetry Systems and other stations have tracked the Missile and monitored all the Parameters during the test.

2.Indo-Thai joint military exercise Maitree 2017

A 14 day Indo-Thai Joint military training exercise Maitree 2017 has started at Bakloh, chamba district of  Himachal Pradesh. The objective of exercise is to build and promote bilateral Army-to-Army relations and enhance inter-operability between both countries.

About Maitree: 
  • Maitree is a joint annual exercise between armies of India and Thailand 
  • Exercise Maitree was last held at Krabi, Thailand in 2016 between Indian army and the Royal Thailand Army.
  • The exercise included combined training, familiarization with weapons & equipment used by both the countries,
  • It also helps in analysing groupings, drills and tactics while operating in counter terrorism environment and more.
  • This Exercise was anan excellent opportunity to understand and learn from each other’s experiences.

3.KK Venugopal appointed as next Attorney General of India

Senior advocate K K Venugopal has appointed as 15th Attorney General of India succeeding Mukul Rohatgi.

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