Port Blair: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

1st India, Singapore, Thailand Trilateral Naval Exercise begins

Published: September 17, 2019

The maiden Trilateral Naval exercise involving Indian Navy (IN), Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and Royal Thailand Navy (RTN) commenced at Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The five-day exercise will be held from 16 to 20 September 2019. About India, Singapore, Thailand Naval Exercise Background: This Trilateral naval exercise was announced by Prime Minister ..

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Landing Craft Utility L-56 Commissioned into Indian Navy

Published: July 30, 2019

Landing Craft Utility (LCU) LCU L56 was commissioned into Indian Navy at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam. Indian Navy Ship LCU L-56 is the 6th ship of Landing Craft Utility (LCU) MK IV class. Landing Craft Utility is 100th warship built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE), Kolkata. With this it has become 1st shipyard ..

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8th Indo-Myanmar Coordinated Patrol (IMCOR-2019) started at Port Blair

Published: May 22, 2019

The 8th edition of Indo-Myanmar Coordinated Patrol (IMCOR-2019) has started at Port Blair in Andaman and Nicobar Command on May 20. The CORPAT (coordinated patrol) initiative between Indian and Myanmar navies is meant to address issues of terrorism, illegal fishing, drug trafficking, human trafficking, poaching and other illegal activities inimical to interest of both nations. ..

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IND-INDO CORPAT 2019

Published: March 20, 2019

The 33rd edition of India-Indonesia coordinated patrol (IND-INDO CORPAT) was inaugurated at Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The IND-INDO CORPAT 2019 is held from 19 Mar to 04 Apr 2019. Navies of both countries have been carrying out coordinated patrolling twice a year since 2002 in an effort to keep the Indian Ocean region ..

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Navy Commissions INS Kohassa

Published: January 26, 2019

Naval Air Station (NAS) Shibpur has been commissioned as INS Kohassa. It is a step forward in enhancing the operational capability of Andaman and Nicobar Command. NAS Shibpur was commissioned as INS Kohassa by Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba. INS Kohassa will be India’s fourth air base and the third naval air facility in ..

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