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Indian Navy launches Operation Sanklap in Gulf of Oman

Indian Navy launches Operation Sanklap in Gulf of Oman

New Delhi, Jun 20 (UNI) Indian Navy on Thursday launched operation Sanklap by deploying its stealth guided missile destroyer INS Chennai and patrol vessel INS Sunayna in the Gulf of Oman to re-assure Indian Flagged Vessels operating and transiting through Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman following the maritime security incidents in the region.

"IN Ships Chennai and Sunayna have been deployed in the Gulf of Oman and Persian Gulf to undertake Maritime Security operations. In addition, aerial surveillance by Indian Navy aircraft is also being undertaken in the area," Indian Navy spokesperson said.

The Information Fusion Centre - Indian Ocean Region which was launched by the navy in December 2018 at Gurugram, is also keeping a close watch on the movement of ships in the Gulf region.

After a holistic review of the situation, DG Shipping has issued two advisories on June 13 and 16 to all Indian Flagged Vessels operating in the Strait of Hormuz and Persian, Arabian Gulf Region advising Indian Flagged ships to undertake appropriate protection measures.

"Indian Navy remains committed to ensuring safety of Indian maritime trade and merchant vessels operating in the region and contributing towards maintaining a stable and peaceful Indian Ocean Region," the spokesperson added.

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