INS Talwar Deployed in the Gulf as Part of the Navy’s Op Sankalp

Indian Navy’s stealth frigate, INS Talwar is presently deployed for Op Sankalp commemorating the third consecutive year of the Indian Navy’s presence in the Gulf for the protection of India’s maritime interests.

In the milieu of the deteriorating security situation in the Gulf region, post attacks on merchant ships in the Gulf of Oman in June 2019, the Indian Navy had commenced Maritime Security Operations, code-named ‘Op Sankalp’ in the Gulf Region on 19 June 2019 to ensure safe passage of Indian Flag Vessels transiting through the Strait of Hormuz.

This operation is being progressed in close coordination with all stakeholders including the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Shipping, the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and DG, Shipping.

Indian Navy continues to monitor the situation in the Gulf region and is maintaining a presence in the region to ensure the security of our sea-borne trade and the safety of the Indian Flag Merchant Vessels transiting through the region.




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