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First India-Vietnam naval exercise 'Sahyog HOP TAC 2018' conducted in Bay of Bengal

 

 

First India-Vietnam naval exercise 'Sahyog HOP TAC 2018' conducted in the Bay of Bengal: Details, Aim, Highlights

The first-ever joint naval exercise of Coast Guards of India and Vietnam “Sahyog HOP TAC-2018” was conducted in the Bay of Bengal off the Chennai coast, Tamil Nadu.

The Sahyog HOP TAC-2018 naval exercise main aim was to strengthen the working compatibility between coast guards of India and Vietnam navies.

The Sahyog HOP TAC-2018 naval exercise was aimed at acquainting coast guards of both countries with each other’s’ capabilities and strengthening the working level relationship to rescue lives at sea.

The Sahyog HOP TAC-2018 naval exercise envisaged the possibility of the hijacking of an oil tanker and subsequent rescue of its crew in coordinated anti-piracy joint operation as well as preventive efforts for marine environment protection.

The Sahyog HOP TAC-2018 naval exercise also included interdiction of pirated vessels, coordinated joint boarding operation and external fire-fighting to salvage burning ships.

The Sahyog HOP TAC-2018 naval exercise saw the participation of Indian Coast Guard ships Shaurya, Arnvesh and interceptor boat C-431 along with Dornier aircraft and Chetak helicopter. It also witnessed the participation of Sagar Manjusa vessel of National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT).

 


 

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