SLINEX

SLINEX

Question – What is SLINEX?

(a) Support Portal developed by the Ministry of Agriculture

(b) A government agency to prevent corruption

(c) Joint naval exercise between India- Sri Lanka

(d) Government grain sales center

Ans – (c)

Related facts

  • October 27, 2015 the fourth joint naval exercises between India -Sri Lanka (SLINEX) was launched in Trincomalee, Sri-Lanka.
  • October 27 to1 November, 2015. Indian Naval ships Kora, Kirpan and Savitri along with ship-borne integral helicopters will take part while on the other side Sri Lankan Navy will be represented by Sayura, Samudra, Sagara.
  • The purpose of the six-day exercise by comprehensive maritime interaction between the two countries to strengthen relationships.
  • The bilateral maritime exercises between India and Sri Lanka ‘SLINEX’ were initiated in 2005 and since then three successful engagements have been conducted.

Reference:

http://indiannavy.nic.in/press-release/exercise-slinex-15-navy-ships-enter-trincomalee
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=129986
http://pib.nic.in/NEWSITE/hindirelease.aspx?relid=41597
http://www.defence.lk/new.asp?fname=Sri_Lanka_Navy_and_the_Indian_Navy_Joint_Naval_Exerce

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