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AUSINDEX-17

AUSINDEX-2017

Question: Where was the Second India-Australia Joint Naval Exercise ‘AUSINDEX-2017’ organized?
(a) Kochi
(b) Visakhapatnam
(c) Freemantle
(d) Canberra
Ans :(c)
Related facts:-

  • The Second India-Australia Joint Naval Exercise ‘AUSINDEX-2017’ was organized in Freemantle Australia from 13th to -17th June, 2017.
  • This naval exercise aims to strengthen professional interaction between the Navies of India and Australia, both at the port and sea.
  • The mutual interest of the navies of both countries is to promote peace and prosperity in the Indian Ocean.
  • AUSINDEX-17, a bilateral maritime exercise between the navies of India and Australia.
  • This would be the second edition of the exercise with the maiden edition having been conducted at Visakhapatnam in 2015.
  • INS Jyoti, Shivalik and Kamorta of the Indian Navy participated in this exercise.

Related Links:-
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=165603
http://www.news18.com/news/india/ausindex-17-india-australia-to-participate-in-joint-maritime-exercise-1431635.html
http://thediplomat.com/2017/06/indian-warships-arrive-in-australia-for-military-exercise/

MoU between Indian Navy and Space Application Centre

MoU between Indian Navy and Space Application Centre

Question: The Space Application Centre is located in …
(a) Ahmedabad
(b) Kochi
(c) Chennai
(d) Sri Harikota
Ans: (a)
Related Fact :

  • On May 15, 2017, Indian Navy and Space Application Centre (SAC), Ahmedabad, signed a ‘Memorandum of Understanding on Data Sharing and Scientific cooperation in the field of Meteorology and Oceanology’ at SAC, Ahmedabad.
  • With this initiative, both the organisations have embarked on a common platform of mutual cooperation.
  • The MoU will help Indian Navy to utilize advancements and expertise achieved by SAC to keep the Nation’s Defence Forces in step with rapid development in the field of Environment Sciences and Satellite Data acquisition technology.
  • The broad areas of cooperation include, sharing of non-confidential observational data for pre-launch sensor calibration and post launch satellite data validation, operational use of SAC generated weather products and provisioning expertise for installation of various satellite data processing modules at Naval METOC organisations.
  • Besides the MoU will enable transfer of technology to generate weather information, training on latest technology and sharing of subject matter experts between the organisations for effective knowledge transfer.

Reference:
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=161791

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