Q. Consider the following statements about Exercise Sea Dragon:
1. It is an annual China-led multinational exercise.
2. Participating countries include China, Pakistan, Russia, South Korea and Japan.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
About Exercise Sea Dragon:
It is an annual US-led multinational exercise.
Aim: To practice and discuss anti-submarine warfare tactics so as to operate together in response to traditional and non-traditional maritime security challenges in the Indo-Pacific region.
Participating Countries: United States, India, Australia, Canada, Japan and South Korea.
Note: India, Japan, Australia and America are also part of the Quad and also participate in the Malabar exercise.
Source: Defense Exercises