India-Sri Lanka Naval Exercise SLINEX
Part of: Prelims and GS-II International Relations and GS-III Defence and Security
Context: The ninth edition of India-Sri Lanka Naval Exercise, SLINEX, has begun at Visakhapatnam from 7th March 2022.
- SLINEX aims at enhancing interoperability, improving mutual understanding and exchanging best practices and procedures for multi-faceted maritime operations between both navies.
- The exercise is being conducted in two phases.
- The Sri Lanka Navy will be represented by SLNS Sayurala, an advanced offshore patrol vessel.
- The Indian Navy will be represented by INS Kirch, a guided missile corvette.
News Source: Newsonair