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Iran-Russia Maritime Security Belt 2021 : India Joins the Exercise

Iran-Russia Maritime Security Belt 2021:

India has joined the “Iran-Russia Maritime Security Belt 2021″ which is a two-day naval exercise. The exercise is being held in the northern part of the Indian Ocean.

  • The drill was participated by the forces and vessels from navy divisions of both the Iranian army and Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).
  • Several vessels from the Russian navy also participated in the drill.
  • Indian Navy has also joined the exercise with selected vessels.
  • The drill will also be participated by the Chinese Navy.
  • It will cover an area of 17,000 square kilometers.
  • The naval exercise will carry the range of activities including the shooting at sea targets, air targets, the liberation of the hijacked ships, anti-piracy operations, and search & rescue operations.