SLINEX 2017

SLINEX 2017

Question: At which of the following places the 5th India-Sri Lanka joint naval exercise ‘SLINEX’ -2017 is being organized?
(a) Goa
(b) Visakhapatnam
(c) Trincomalee
(d) Kochi
Answer: (b)
Related Facts:

  • From September 07th-14th, 2017, Naval Exercise ‘SLINEX 2017’ is being organized at Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh).
  • It is the 5th Joint naval operations of SLINEX series between India –Sri Lanka.
  • The objective of this Joint naval operations is to enable both Navies to rehearse and improve own capabilities and enhance operational effectiveness required to maintain maritime security in the region.
  • 368 Sri Lankan Naval personnel including 43 officers and 60 mid-shipmen are taking part in the Exercise.
  • It is noteworthy that this bilateral maritime exercise was initiated in 2005.

Reference:
http://www.defence.lk/new.asp?fname=Sri_Lankan_Navy_ships_leave_for_SLINEX_2017_in_India_20170905_01
http://www.uniindia.com/sl-navy-ships-leave-for-indo-lanka-joint-naval-exercise/world/news/980563.html
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-andhrapradesh/navy-ships-from-sri-lanka-arrive-for-slinex/article19640783.ece
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/sri-lanka-navy-ships-visakhapatnam-maritime-exercise-slinex/1/1043317.html

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