India-Sri Lanka SLINEX military exercise:On October 19, 2020, India and Sri Lanka are to start a three-day military exercise “SLINEX”. The eighth release of the activity is to be held off shore of Trincomalee. It is to be directed in non-contact adrift just configuration. This system has been received because of COVID-19 pandemic.
The drill will incorporate arrangement of against air weapons discharging, cross deck flying tasks to calibrate serious extent of between operability. Indian Navy is to convey INS Kiltan and INS Kamorta, Chetak helicopters and Dornier sea watch airplanes in the activity. The Sri Lankan Navy is to be spoken to by SLN Ships Sayura and Gajabahu. Gajabahu is a preparation boat and Sayura is a seaward watch vessel.
In 2019, the SLINEX practice was led in Vishakhapatnam. The activity is being led in consonance with India’s SAGAR (Security and Growth for all in the Region) and Neighborhood first approach of India.
The port of Trincomalee was offered to India in 2017. Sri Lanka needs to keep up impartial remain among India and china. Accordingly, Sri Lanka offered the port to India. While offering the port, Sri Lanka asserted that the experience of the nation with Chinese on the Hambantota port was not useful. Additionally, Sri Lanka is confronting is weighty obligation trouble because of the port.
The activity started in 2005.
It is a joint military preparing exercise held among India and Sri Lanka. In 2019, the seventh release of the activity was held to upgrade interoperability and operational productivity of India and Sri Lanka.
Other Military Exercises
India holds Vajra Prahar and Yudh Abhyas practice with the US. It holds Dharma Guardian with Japan. With China, India holds Hand in Hand Exercise.
The activity is held between the militaries of India and China. The fundamental target of the activity is to upgrade interoperability between the two nations and counter psychological warfare. The last Hand-in-Hand practice was held in December 2019 in Umroi, Meghalaya.