38th India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol in Andaman Sea and Straits of Malacca

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The 38th India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol (IND-INDO CORPAT) is being conducted from June 13 to 24 2022 in the Andaman Sea and Straits of Malacca. 

  • About India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol

  • It is the first post pandemic Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) between the two countries.

  • The navies of both the countries have been operating CORPAT along their International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) since 2002.

  • This has helped in building understanding and interoperability between the two navies.

  • It has facilitated measures to prevent and suppress illegal fishing, drug trafficking, maritime terrorism, armed robbery and piracy etc.

  • India and Indonesia have enjoyed particularly close ties, which include a broad spectrum of activities and interactions that have strengthened over the years.

  • This CORPAT contributes to the strong ties between the two countries in the Andaman Sea and the Straits of Malacca.

  • Aim of India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol

  • Keeping the Indian Ocean Region safe for commercial shipping, international trade and conduct of legitimate maritime activities.

  • Other Exercises between India and Indonesia

  • Garuda Shakti - A joint military exercise

  • Samudra Shakti - A bilateral maritime exercise

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