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NEWS IMPULSE – IND-INDO CORPAT | 21 DECEMBER

Syllabus section: International  relations

Why in news?

The 35th edition of India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol (IND-INDO CORPAT) between the Indian Navy and the Indonesian Navy was held.

About:

• The Navies of India and Indonesia have been carrying out CORPAT exercise along their International Maritime Boundary Line since 2002.

• The exercise is held with the aim to ensure safety and security of shipping and international trade in the region.

• The exercise helps to suppress Illegal Unreported Unregulated (IUU) fishing, armed robbery, maritime terrorism, piracy.

SAGAR initiative

• Under the Government of India’s vision of SAGAR (Security and Growth for All in the Region), the Indian Navy is organising Coordinated Patrols and Multi-lateral exercises with countries in the Indian Ocean Region.

• The other activities held under SAGAR are Exclusive Economic Zone surveillance, enhancing regional maritime security, passage exercises.

 

Source: PIB

 

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