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28th edition of CORPAT

Current context: 28th edition of India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT) is conducted from 5th September to 15th September 2019.
28th edition of CORPAT 
  • The exercise is held between the Indian Navy (IN) and the Royal Thai Navy (RTN).
  • His Majesty’s Thailand Ship (HTMS) Kraburi, Indian Naval (IN) Ship Kesari and Maritime Patrol Aircraft from both the navies are participating in the CORPAT.
  • Since 2003, the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) and the Andaman and Nicobar Command have been participating in the exercise.
  • The aim of CORPAT is to ensure effective implementation of United Nations Conventions on Laws of the Sea (UNCLOS) which specify regulations regarding-
    1. protection and conservation of natural resources
    2. conservation of the marine environment
    3. prevention of unregulated or illegal fishing activity/piracy/ drug trafficking
    4. prevention of smuggling, illegal immigration by exchanging information
    5. conduct of Search and Rescue operations at sea

Question: 

Q.1 The CORPAT Patrol exercise is conducted between?
a. India-Srilanka
b. India-Maldives
c. India-Indonesia
d. India-Bangladesh
28th edition of CORPAT 28th edition of CORPAT Reviewed by Neha Verma on September 07, 2019 Rating: 5

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