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IAF signs Rs 300 cr deal to buy 100 more SPICE bombs

The Indian Air Force signed a deal with Israel to buy around 100 'SPICE 2000' bombs, worth around Rs 300 crore.
IAF signs Rs 300 cr deal to buy 100 more SPICE bombs

About the SPICE bomb:

  • It has a standoff range of 60 kilometres.
  • It is manufactured by Israeli defence firm Rafael Advanced Defence Systems.

One must know:

  • SPICE bombs were used by the Indian Air Force (IAF) to attack the madrasa of Jaish-e-Mohammed in Balakot, Pakistan, on February 26, in response to the terrorist attack on a CRPF convoy in Pulwama which resulted in the martyrdom of 40 CRPF personnel.

Question:

Q. The Indian Air Force signed a deal with which country to buy around 100 'SPICE 2000' bombs, worth around Rs 300 crore?
a. Israel
b. France
c. United States
d. Sweden
IAF signs Rs 300 cr deal to buy 100 more SPICE bombs IAF signs Rs 300 cr deal to buy 100 more SPICE bombs Reviewed by Neha on June 09, 2019 Rating: 5

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