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36th India-Indonesia CORPAT

  • 31 Jul 2021
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The 36th edition of India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol (India-Indonesia CORPAT) between the Indian Navy and the Indonesian Navy is being conducted.

Key Points

  • Naval Exercise:
    • To reinforce maritime links, the two navies have been carrying out CORPAT along their International Maritime Boundary Line since 2002.
    • Indian Naval Ship (INS) Saryu, an indigenously built Offshore Patrol Vessel is participating in the 36th edition along with Maritime Patrol Aircraft, to forge strong bonds of friendship across the Indo Pacific.
  • Aim:
    • Ensuring safety and security of shipping and international trade in the region.
    • CORPATs build up understanding and interoperability between navies and facilitate institution of measures to prevent and suppress Illegal Unreported Unregulated (IUU) fishing, drug trafficking, maritime terrorism, armed robbery and piracy.
  • In Line with SAGAR:
  • Other Military Exercises with Indonesia:

Source: PIB

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