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Joint Maritime Exercise: PASCHIM LEHAR | Daily Current Affairs Dose

Joint Maritime Exercise: PASCHIM LEHAR | Daily Current Affairs Dose

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Joint Maritime Exercise: PASCHIM LEHAR | Daily Current Affairs Dose

A joint maritime exercise Paschim Lehar (XPL-2022) conducted by the Indian Navy off the West Coast was concluded on 25 January 2022.

Objective: Exercise PASCHIM LEHAR

The joint maritime exercise Paschim Lehar was conducted over a duration of 20 days with an objective to validate operational plans of the Western Naval Command and enhance Inter-Service synergy among the Indian Navy, IAF, Indian Army and Coast Guard.

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The intra-theatre exercise included mobilisation and participation of over 40 ships and submarines of the Indian Navy.

In addition, the IAF deployed SU 30 MKI & Jaguar maritime strike aircraft, Flight Refuelling Aircraft and AWACs, alongside the Indian Navy’s maritime reconnaissance aircraft P8i, Dorniers, IL 38 SD, unmanned aerial systems and MiG 29K strike aircraft. Various elements of the Indian Army including Air Defence batteries were also mobilised for the exercise. After a long gap, many OPVs, FPVs and Air Cushion Vessels of the Coast Guard also participated in exercise Paschim Lehar.

Important facts for upcoming exams from the above Current Affairs Topic

  • Formation of Indian Navy: 1612, Preceded by the Royal Indian Navy 1947–1950
  • Size of Indian Navy: 67,252 active personnel, 55,000 reserve personnel
  • Indian Navy Part of: Indian Armed Forces
  • Commander-in-Chief of Indian Navy: President Ram Nath Kovind
  • Chief of Defence Staff (CDS): General Bipin Rawat PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, YSM, SM, VSM, ADC
  • Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS): Admiral R. Hari Kumar, PVSM, AVSM, VSM
  • Vice Chief of the Naval Staff (VCNS): Vice Admiral Satish Namdeo Ghormade, AVSM, NM
  • Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff (DCNS): Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh, AVSM, NM
  • Notable Commanders: Admiral S. M. Nanda, Admiral Sourendra Nath Kohli,  Admiral Ram Dass Katari
  • Anniversaries of India Navy (Navy Day): 4 December

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