IND-INDO CORPAT

Context:
The 35th edition of India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol (IND-INDO CORPAT).

About IND-INDO CORPAT:

  • The IND-INDO CORPAT is being conducted between the navies of India and Indonesia.
  • To reinforce maritime links, the two navies have been carrying out CORPATs along their International Maritime Boundary Line since 2002, with the aim of ensuring the safety and security of shipping and international trade in the region.
  • CORPATs build up understanding and interoperability between navies and facilitate the institution of measures to prevent and suppress Illegal Unreported Unregulated (IUU) fishing, drug trafficking, maritime terrorism, armed robbery and piracy.
  • The Indian Naval Ship (INS) Kulish is participating in this CORPAT, along with P8I Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA). INS Kulish is an indigenously built missile corvette.

SOURCE: PIB

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