Konkan 16, the 2016 edition of the annual bilateral maritime exercise between the Indian Navy and the Royal Navy of Britain, commenced in 5 December 2016 at Mumbai. The exercise will conclude on 16 December 2016 in Goa.
The 2016 edition of the bilateral maritime exercise will familiarise both forces with each other’s planning processes and further enhance synergy and inter-operability. Therefore, it will play an important chapter in the maritime interactions under the aegis of Konkan series.
In addition, participation of IN Marine Commandos (MARCOs) and Royal Marines would add another dimension to the exercise. It will provide valuable opportunity for both navies to interact and cooperate in the field of maritime security operations.
Key highlights of the exercise
About Exercise Konkan
When: 5 December 2016
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