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2nd Edition of Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT)

Current context: The 2nd edition of the Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) between the navies of India and Bangladesh is commenced in Northern Bay of Bengal on 10th October 2019.
2nd Edition of Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT)
  • BNS Ali Haider, BNS Shadinota from Bangladesh and INS Ranvijay (a guided-missile destroyer) and INS Kuthar (an indigenously built missile Corvette) from India will participate in the exercise.
  • The exercise will be followed by the maiden edition at Visakhapatnam between 12th to 16th October.
  • In the current edition, mutual cooperation whilst patrolling near the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) will be practised.
  • The Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) exercise was commenced in 2018 and aims at the development of mutual communication and sharing of best practices between the navies of India and Bangladesh.
  • India and Bangladesh share a common territorial boundary of over 4000 km and a maritime boundary.

Question: 

Q.1 Which edition of the Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) was held recently between the navies of India and Bangladesh?
a. 2nd
b. 3rd
c. 4th
d. 5th
2nd Edition of Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) 2nd Edition of Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) Reviewed by Neha Verma on October 12, 2019 Rating: 5

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