Milan Exercise 2022 – UPSC Prelims

Milan Exercise 2022:
  • ‘Milan’ is a biennial multilateral naval exercise hosted by the Indian Navy.
  • Background:
    • The Milan exercise has been held since 1995 at Andaman and Nicobar Command.
    • For the first time, the exercise is being held in Visakhapatnam.
  • Participation: It will see the participation of all major Navies including Quad countries, Russia and from West Asia amid tensions in Ukraine and developments in West Asia.
  • Theme: The theme of the Milan exercise is ‘Camaraderie–Cohesion–Collaboration’.
  • Aims and Objective:
    • To promote collective responsibilities of maritime security for ensuring safe and secure seas.
    • To imbibe best practices and procedures and enable doctrinal learning in the maritime domain through professional interaction between friendly navies.
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