From UPSC perspective, the following things are important :
Prelims level : About the Exercise
Mains level : Maritime Security in Bay of Bengal region
- India Navy and Indonesian navy hold Joint Naval Exercise “Samudra Shakti” In Bay Of Bengal.
Ex. Samudra Shakti
- It is a joint exercise between Indian Navy and the Indonesian Navy.
- The joint exercises include manoeuvres, Surface Warfare exercises, Air Defence exercises, Weapon firing drills, Helicopter Operations and Boarding Operations.
- The Harbour Phase included professional interactions in the form of Subject Matter Expert Exchanges (SMEE), cross deck visits, simulator drills, planning conferences, sports fixtures and social interactions.