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Sahyog HOP TAC -2018: India-Vietnam Coast Guards exercise

The maiden joint exercise of the Coast Guards of India and Vietnam "Sahyog HOP TAC -2018" was held in the Bay of Bengal, off the Chennai coast, Tamil Nadu.
Sahyog HOP TAC -2018: India-Vietnam Coast Guards exercise
  • It was aimed at strengthening the working level relationship between the coast guards of both navies.

About Sahyog HOP TAC-2018:

  • The exercise was aimed at acquainting the coast guards of both countries with each others' capabilities and strengthening working level relationship to rescue lives at sea.
  • It encompassed the scenario of hijacking of an oil tanker and subsequent rescue of its crew in a coordinated anti-piracy joint operation as well as preventive efforts for marine environment protection.
  • Moreover, it also included interdiction of pirated vessels, coordinated joint boarding operation and external fire-fighting to salvage burning ships.
  • From the Indian side, Coast Guard ships Shaurya, Arnvesh and interceptor boat C-431 along with Dornier aircraft and Chetak helicopter participated in the joint exercise.
  • It also saw the participation of Sagar Manjusa vessel of the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT).

Question:

Q. What is the maiden joint exercise of the Coast Guards of India and Vietnam that was held in the Bay of Bengal, off the Chennai coast, Tamil Nadu called?
a. Sanjog HOP TAC -2018
b. Sahyog HOP TAC -2018
c. Upyog HOP TAC -2018
d. None of the above
Sahyog HOP TAC -2018: India-Vietnam Coast Guards exercise Sahyog HOP TAC -2018: India-Vietnam Coast Guards exercise Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on October 06, 2018 Rating: 5

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