Source: The post is based on the article “Indian Navy Participates in Maiden Trilateral Exercise with Mozambique and Tanzania” published in PIB on 30th October 2022.
What is the News?
The first edition of India-Mozambique-Tanzania Trilateral Exercise(IMT TRILAT) has started at Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.
What is IMT TRILAT?
It is a trilateral maritime exercise among the Indian, Mozambique and Tanzania navies.
Objectives of the exercise: 1) Capability development to address common threats through training and sharing of best practices, 2) Enhancing interoperability and 3) Strengthening maritime cooperation.
The Indian Navy is represented by the guided missile frigate, INS Tarkash, a Chetak helicopter and MARCOS (Special Forces).
Significance: These exercises reflect India’s and the Indian Navy’s commitment to enhancing maritime security and cooperation with maritime neighbours in the Indian Ocean Region and promoting SAGAR (Safety and Growth for All in the Region).