Indian Navy warships and aircraft were deployed to establish presence, provide a sense of reassurance to the Indian merchantmen, monitor the ongoing situation and respond to any emergent crises. One war ship is presently deployed for Operation SANKALP.
#OpSankalp commenced in Jun 2019 to ensure safe passage of #Indian Flag Vessels transiting through #StraitofHormuz.— SpokespersonNavy (@indiannavy) January 9, 2020
Being progressed in close coordination with all stakeholders - MoD, MEA, @shipmin_india, @PetroleumMin & DG Shipping.
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The operation is being progressed in close coordination with all stakeholders including Ministry of Defence, Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Shipping, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and DG, Shipping. Regular Inter-Ministerial meetings have been held to review the evolving Maritime Security Situation in the Gulf region.
Indian Navy continues to monitor the situation in the Gulf region and is maintaining presence in the region to ensure security of our sea borne trade and the safety of Indian Flag Merchant Vessels transiting through the region.
The Indian Navy stands committed to protection of the nation's maritime interests.