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India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT)
Apr 26, 2016

INS Karmuk, an indigenously built Missile Corvette based at the Andaman and Nicobar Command, along with a Dornier Maritime Patrol Aircraft, participated in the 22nd Indo-Thai Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT), held from 19-27 April in the Andaman Sea.

  • Maritime interaction between India and Thailand has been growing steadily with frequent port visits, participation in multilateral exercises and training exchanges.

  • Under the broad ambit of this strong maritime relationship, the two navies have been carrying out CORPATs along the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) twice a year since 2005, with the aim of keeping this vital part of the Indian Ocean Region safe and secure for commercial shipping and international trade.

  • The CORPAT has also strengthened understanding and interoperability between the navies and facilitated institution of measures to prevent unlawful activities at sea as well as conduct Search and Rescue (SAR) operations.

  • The 22nd edition of the CORPAT included participation of one warship and one Maritime Patrol Aircraft from both sides.

  • Closing Ceremony was held at Port Blair, Headquarters Andaman and Nicobar Command (HQANC.

India and Thailand have traditionally enjoyed a close and friendly relationship covering a wide spectrum of activities and interactions, which have strengthened over the years.

The 22nd edition of CORPAT will bolster the already strong bilateral relationship between the two nations and contribute significantly to enhancing maritime security in the region.

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