Posted on : 20 Jan 2020Views: 899
- Exercise Sahyog-Kaijin is a joint exercise between India and Japanese Coast Guards.
- The exercise is aimed at further strengthening bilateral ties and mutual understanding between the two coast guards.
- It also aims to enhance interoperability in communication, search and rescue procedures and sharing of best practices.
- During the exercise, various activities including official calls reciprocal visit onboard ships, sporting events like basketball matches, cultural interactions will be carried out.
- Professional interactions between personnel of both the coast guards will be organized.
- The exercise mainly focuses on search and rescue, anti-piracy and pollution response.
- From the Japanese side, Japanese Coast Guard Patrol Ship Echigo and a 60-member crew and from the Indian side, a total of four ICG ships, their aircraft and a vessel from the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) are participating in the exercise.
- The exercise Sahyog-Kaijin is in line with the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) signed between the Indian Coast Guard and Japan Coast Guard in 2006. Since then, there have been regular interactions including high-level visits, training exchanges, annual joint exercises, workshops, and seminars.
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Sahyog-Kaijin is a joint exercise of two Coast Guards between India and which other country?
Right Ans : Japan