Indian Navy deploys P8I maritime surveillance aircraft to Seychelles

Posted on:22 Mar 2016 17:48:41
Indian Navy deploys P8I maritime surveillance aircraft to Seychelles
22 March 2016 Current Affairs: The Indian Navy has deployed a P 8I maritime reconnaissance aircraft to Seychelles since March 20, 2016, for surveillance in the Exclusive Economic Zone of Seychelles, in accordance with the MoU between the two governments. The Indian Navy has, in the past, undertaken surveillance missions in the Seychello is EEZ twice a year, by deploying its ships. The last such deployment was undertaken by ships of the 1st Training Squadron of the Indian Navy, in October 2015 .This is the first time that the P8I aircraft has been deployed to Seychelles. This deployment would assist in curbing illegal activities and piracy as well as contribute towards security and stability in the Indian Ocean Region. The aircraft will remain deployed till March 23, 2016. The release says "During this period, the aircraft will undertake surveillance of the Seychellois EEZ. In addition, the deployment will facilitate professional interaction between the aircrew and the Seychelles People's Defence Force (SPDF).Deployment of Indian Navy's maritime reconnaissance aircraft is an indicator of India's commitment towards ensuring the security of Seychellois EEZ .

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