EXERCISE ZAYED TALWAR (Syllabus: GS Paper 2 - IR)

News-CRUX-10     14th August 2023        
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Context: Two Indian Navy ships, INS Visakhapatnam and INS Trikand, participated in a bilateral exercise 'Zayed Talwar' with the UAE navy.


Key Points

  • Earlier, the two ships arrived at Dubai's Port Rashid on August 8, 2023, to participate in exercise 'Zayed Talwar' with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Navy.
  • Keeping the common challenges of piracy, smuggling, human trafficking and enhancing maritime security as well as undertaking joint Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) operations in mind, the two officers also agreed on increasing the interaction between the two navies.
  • The bilateral naval exercise 'Zayed Talwar' aims to enhance the interoperability and synergy between the Indian Navy and UAE Navy by cross-training on tactics, techniques and procedures while also developing stronger professional bonds.

Other exercises between India and UAE:

  • Exercise Desert Flag (Air Force)
  • In-UAE BILAT (bilateral naval exercise)
  • Desert Eagle (bilateral air force exercise)
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