IMT TRILATERAL EXERCISE (Syllabus: GS Paper 2 – IR)

News-CRUX-10     23rd March 2024        
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Context: INS Tir and INS Sujata will participate in the forthcoming edition of India Mozambique Tanzania (IMT) Tri Lateral (TRILAT) Exercise.


IMT Trilateral Exercise

  • About: This is a collaborative maritime exercise involving India, Mozambique, and Tanzania.
  • Harbour Phase: Naval ships Tir and Sujata will interact with respective Navies at Zanzibar (Tanzania) and Maputo (Mozambique) ports from 21-24 March 2024.
  • Activities in Harbour Phase: It will commence with a Planning Conference followed by various joint training activities like Damage Control, Fire Fighting, Visit Board Search and Seizure procedures, Medical Lectures, Casualty Evacuation, and Diving operations.
  • Sea Phase: Practical aspects of countering asymmetric threats, Visit Board Search and Seizure procedures, boat handling, manoeuvres, and firing exercises will be covered during the sea phase.

oA joint Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) surveillance is planned.

  • Joint Debrief: The exercise will wrap up with a joint debrief session scheduled at Nacala (Mozambique), fostering collaborative evaluation and learning.
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