30 countries accept invite for naval exercise Milan in March

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News:Thirty countries have confirmed participation out of the 41 countries invited for the multilateral naval exercise Milan 2020 to be held in March,2020.

Facts:

About MILAN exercise:

  • MILAN is a series of biennial multilateral naval exercise conducted by Indian Navy.It was first held in the year 1995.
  • It was conducted at Andaman and Nicobar Command(ANC) until last year and is being conducted for the first time on the mainland at Eastern Naval Command(ENC).
  • The theme for the exercise MILAN 2020 is ‘Synergy Across the Seas’.
  • The exercise is aimed to enhance professional interaction between friendly foreign navies and learn from each other’s strengths and best practices in the maritime domain.