Vishakhapatnam gearing up for “MILAN 2020”
Visakhapatnam, the City of Destiny, is getting ready to host the International Naval event `MILAN’ in March 2020, after successfully hosting the International Fleet Review (IFR) in February 2016.
The Chief of Staff of the Eastern Naval Command, Vice Admiral Satish Namdeo Ghormade reviewed the preparation for the mega event on Tuesday, 7th January 2020.
The review meeting was organized which experienced an overwhelming and positive response from the civil administrators and stakeholder organizations and a detailed presentation to inform the attendees of the planned activities of MILAN was organized.
The theme of ‘MILAN 2020’ exercise: Synergy Across the Seas
With an aim to improve professional interaction between friendly foreign navies and learn from each other’s strengths and best practices in the maritime domain, the theme of the multilateral naval exercise will provide an excellent opportunity for Operational Commanders of friendly foreign navies with each other in the areas of mutual interest.
Confirmations have been received from over 30 navies out of 40 navies for their participation in MILAN 2020.