Ministry of Defence

INDIAN NAVAL PLATFORMS REMAIN MISSION DEPLOYED IN NORTH/ CENTRAL ARABIAN SEA

Posted On: 03 JAN 2024 6:04PM by PIB Delhi

Indian Navy continues to monitor maritime security situation in North/ Central Arabian Sea and Gulf of Aden. Indian Naval ships and aircraft remain mission deployed for maintaining enhanced surveillance and undertaking maritime security operations.

 In the last one week, Indian Naval Task Groups deployed in the area have investigated large number of fishing vessel and boarded vessels of interest. 

Indian Naval maritime Patrol Aircraft and RPAs are undertaking persistence surveillance over the area.

 IMAC and IFC IOR have been closely monitoring white shipping, especially the Indian Flagged Merchant Vessels plying in the area. Indian Navy is also coordinating with Coast Guard for maintaining enhanced surveillance within the EEZ.

 Indian Navy is closely monitoring overall situation in coordination with national maritime agencies and remains committed towards ensuring safety of merchant shipping and seafarers in the region.

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