18 Oct 2020: PIB Summary & Analysis

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1. SLINEX-20
2. BrahMos

1. SLINEX-20

Context:

Indian Navy – Sri Lanka Navy Maritime Exercise SLINEX-20 off Trincomalee.

Details:

  • The eighth edition of the annual Indian Navy (IN) – Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) bilateral maritime exercise SLINEX-20 is scheduled off Trincomalee, Sri Lanka from 19 to 21 October 2020.
  • SLINEX-20 aims to enhance inter-operability, improve mutual understanding and exchange best practices and procedures for multi-faceted maritime operations between both navies.
  • In addition, the exercise will also showcase the capabilities of the indigenously constructed naval ships and aircraft.
  • Surface and anti-air exercises including weapon firing, seamanship evolutions, manoeuvres and cross deck flying operations are planned during the exercise, which will further enhance the high degree of inter-operability already established between the two friendly navies.
  • The Indian Navy will be represented by Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Corvettes Kamorta and Kiltan among others.

About SLINEX:

  • SLINEX (Sri Lanka India Naval Exercise) is a series of naval exercises between the Indian Navy and the Sri Lanka Navy.
  • The first SLINEX took place in 2005.

2. BrahMos

Context:

BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile Successfully Test Fired from Indian Navy’s Stealth Destroyer, INS Chennai.

Read more on BrahMos in the linked article.

Read previous PIB here.

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