Indo-Japanese joint exercise ‘Sahyog-Kaijin’ begins off Chennai Coast

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News:The Coast Guards of India and Japan took part in a joint exercise ‘Sahyog-Kaijin’ off the Chennai coast.

Facts:

About Sahyog-kaijin:

  • Exercise Sahyog-Kaijin is a joint exercise between India and Japanese Coast Guards.
  • The exercise is aimed at further strengthening bilateral ties and mutual understanding between the two coast guards. 
  • It also aims to enhance interoperability in communication, search and rescue procedures and sharing of best practices. 

Additional information:

Other exercises between India and Japan:

  • JIMEX- It is a bilateral maritime exercise between India and Japan naval forces,
  • Exercise Malabar– It is a trilateral naval exercise involving the United States, Japan and India as permanent partners.
  • Exercise DHARMA GUARDIAN- It is an annual joint military exercise between Indian and Japan since 2018.
  • Exercise MINEX– The exercise is an annual Mine Countermeasure Exercise between Indian and Japan naval forces.