IMNEX-2019

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News:The India Myanmar Naval Exercise called IMNEX-2019 is being organised in Visakhapatnam from 19 to 22 October.

Facts:

About the exercise:

  • IMNEX is a bilateral annual naval exercise between India and Myanmar.
  • The first edition of the exercise was held in 2018.
  • The joint exercise will encompass a variety of operations including anti-air and surface firing exercises, flying exercises using integral helicopter and seamanship evolutions at sea.

The exercise will consist of two phases:

  • The harbour phase will include visits to Indian Naval units, training and maintenance facility at Visakhapatnam.
  • The sea phase of the exercise includes Indian Navy’s INS Kuthar and INS Ranvijay carrying out a joint exercise with Myanmar ships UMS Tabinshwehti in the Bay of Bengal.

Additional information:

Other exercises between India and Myanmar:

  • IMBAX- It is a bilateral army exercise between India and Myanmar.