Exercise Konkan

Exercise Konkan is a bilateral naval exercise between India and the United Kingdom. The annual naval exercise is being conducted since 2004 by the Indian Navy and the Royal Navy. This yearÂ’s edition commenced on August 12.
The exercise consists of harbour phase and the sea phase. The Indian NavyÂ’s INS Tabar and the UKÂ’s HMS Westminster are taking part in this exercise. The highlight of this drill is the cross-deck helicopter operations, which involves chopper carrying out landing procedures. Through this exercise, both navies will increase interoperability and boost bilateral cooperation.


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