Indian Navy’s major Operational level exercise TROPEX for the year 2023, conducted across the expanse of IOR for four months from Nov 22 – Mar 23, culminated this week in the Arabian Sea
Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise (TROPEX 2023):Nov 2022 to March 2023.
- This operational level exercise is conducted biennially and witnesses participation not only by all Indian Navy units but also of Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Coast Guard assets.
- It witnessed the participation of approximately 70 Indian Navy ships, six submarines and over 75 aircraft.
- As part of the exercise, all surface combatants of the Indian Navy including Destroyers, Frigates, and Corvettes as well as submarines and aircraft are put through complex maritime operational deployments.
- The overall exercise construct included the Coastal Defence exercise Sea Vigil and the Amphibious Exercise AMPHEX.