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Trilateral Maritime Security Cooperation Initiative

India, Sri Lanka and Maldives launched the Trilateral Cooperation in Maritime Security in October 2011 at the first NSA-level Trilateral Meeting on Maritime Security Cooperation in Maldives. An Outcome Document after deliberations and discussions was signed in 2013 by the National Security Advisers (NSAs) of the three countries. The initiative has importance for India because ..

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Indian Ocean Naval Symposium

The IONS is regional forum of Indian Ocean littoral states launched by India Navy in February 2008. It is voluntary initiative that seeks to increase maritime co-operation among navies of littoral states of Indian Ocean Region (IOR) by providing an open and inclusive forum for discussion of regionally relevant maritime issues. It endeavours to generate ..

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India, Cambodia ink 4 pacts

India and Cambodia have signed four agreements to boost bilateral cooperation between both countries. The agreements were signed after comprehensive talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Cambodian counterpart Samdech Hun Sen in New Delhi. Key Takeaways from comprehensive talks Defence, security and counter-terrorism: Both leaders held talks to boost ties in key areas ..

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OPV Vijaya: Indian Coast Guard patrol vessel launched

The second indigenously built offshore patrol vessel (OPV) named Vijaya built by Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Shipyard for Indian Coast Guard (ICG) was launched at Kattupalli Shipyard, Tamil Nadu. It is expected to be inducted into service by September 2018 after trials on the equipment. OPV Vijaya The OPV is 98 metre long and 14.8 ..

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Sri Lankan Coast Guard commissions OPV SURAKSHA gifted by India

Sri Lankan Coast Guard has commissioned Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) SURAKSHA gifted by India at Colombo port. It is first OPV of Sri Lankan Coast Guard. Sri Lankan Coast Guard Ship (SLCGS) Suraksha earlier belonged to Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and was known as Varuna. It was officially handed over to Sri Lanka Navy at ..

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