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Konkan Shakti exercise                                       

23rd October, 2021 Security and Defence

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Context: India-U.K. to launch phase of the high-level Konkan Shakti exercise.


More about news:

  • It will help to gear up the India-U.K. ties.
  • It is a “non-provocative” exercise in the Indo-Pacific region and is being interpreted as the biggest British naval deployment since the end of the Cold War.
  • The phase of engagement, will stretch into the COP26 summit for climate action in Glasgow.
  • It is a bilateral exercise between two India-U.K.
  • The exercise is part of the U.K.’s consistent practice of maritime exercises it has carried out with several countries like the U.S. and Japan in recent years.