India-Mozambique-Tanzania Trilateral Exercise (IMT TRILAT) 2024

The second edition of the India-Mozambique-Tanzania trilateral exercise (IMT TRILAT) is being held from March 21 to 29, 2024.

The second edition of the India-Mozambique-Tanzania trilateral exercise (IMT TRILAT) is being held from March 21 to 29, 2024.

About IMT TRILAT – 2024

  • INS Tir and INS Sujata will participate in the upcoming second edition of the India – Mozambique – Tanzania (IMT) TriLateral (TRILAT) exercise.
  • The second edition of the exercise will be conducted in two phases.

First phase of exercise

  • As part of the port phase scheduled from 21-24 March 2024, Naval Ships Tir and Sujata will engage with the respective navies at the ports of Zanzibar in Tanzania and Maputo in Mozambique.
  • This phase will begin with a planning conference followed by joint port training activities such as damage control, fire fighting, visit board search and seizure procedures, medical lectures, disaster evacuation and diving operations.

Second phase of exercise

  • The sea phase of the exercise will take place from 24-27 March 2024, which will include practical aspects of countering asymmetric threats, visit board search and seizure procedures, boat operations, maneuvers and firing exercises.
  • A joint EEZ monitoring is also planned during the sea phase. The exercise will conclude with a joint debriefing in Nacala (Mozambique).
  • During their port stay, Indian Naval ships will be open to visitors and participate in sports and cultural exchanges with the host navies. Training tours to the respective ports have also been planned for the sea trainees of 106 Integrated Officer Training Course.

IMT TRILAT 2022

The first edition of the India-Mozambique-Tanzania Trilateral Exercise (IMT TRILAT), a joint maritime exercise between the Indian, Mozambique and Tanzanian navies took place on 27 October 2022

The objective of the exercise is to develop capabilities, enhance interoperability, and strengthen maritime cooperation to deal with common threats through training and sharing of best practices.

FAQs

Which edition of the India-Mozambique-Tanzania Trilateral Exercise (IMT TRILAT) is being organized this year?

Second

When was the first edition of IMT TRILAT organized?

27 October 2022

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