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Indian Navy conducts ‘Prasthan’ exercise

The Eastern Naval Command conducted a 2-day offshore security exercise ’Prasthan’.
  • The exercise was conducted in the KG Basin and Ravva area located in the Krishna Godavari Basin.
  • The exercise was conducted on the MHN platform of ONGC.
  • This exercise is conducted by the Headquarters Western Naval Command, in every six months.
  • It aims to integrate maritime stakeholders, including the Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, ONGC, Port Trust, Customs, State Fisheries department and Marine Police, towards refining standard operating procedures for response to various contingencies that could occur in the ODAs (Offshore Development Area).
  • The basic objective is to evaluate surveillance capabilities of offshore rigs against unaltered intruders.
  • It also prepares all agencies in handling a crisis developing in the offshore development area.
Indian Navy conducts ‘Prasthan’ exercise Indian Navy conducts ‘Prasthan’ exercise Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on May 28, 2018 Rating: 5

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