Indian Navy Participating in Exercise Cutlass Express


Indian Navy :- Indian Naval Ship (INS) Talwar is participating in Exercise Cutlass Express 2021, which commenced on July 26 along the East Coast of Africa, to improve combined maritime law enforcement capacity and increase interoperability between the regional navies. The exercise will conclude on August 6.

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Indian Navy to undertake training of various countries’ contingents

As a part of the exercise, the Indian Navy, together with other partners, would undertake training of contingents from various participating countries in various fields across the spectrum of maritime security operations.

“Information sharing and information flow between various partner countries with respect to maritime domain awareness is also a key focus of the exercise and participation of India’s Information Fusion Centre Indian Ocean Region (IFC-IOR) would contribute to achieving the same,” the statement said.

INS Talwar to host events to build stronger bridges of friendships

INS Talwar is visiting Mombasa in Kenya, wherein various other professional interactions are also planned with the Kenya Navy. The ship, during its stay at Mombasa, will also host a number of events to build stronger bridges of friendships with Kenya, Indian community and a host of other partners, in addition to the Cutlass Express participants.

“India’s commitment to the countries along the East Coast of Africa and the Western IOR is further going to be strengthened with the visit of INS Talwar and is in keeping with India’s stated policy towards maritime cooperation in the Indian Ocean region and vision SAGAR (Security and Growth for All in the Region),” the statement added.

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