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Exercise Cutlass Express:

Topics Covered:

  1. Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.


Exercise Cutlass Express:


What to study?

For Prelims and Mains: Exercise Cutlass Express- features and significance.


Context: Multinational training exercise ‘CUTLASS EXPRESS – 19’ was held recently.


About Exercise Cutlass Express 2019:

What is it? It is an exercise designed to assess and improve combined maritime law enforcement capacity, promote national and regional security in East Africa as well as information sharing, planning and operating.

Sponsored by U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) and is conducted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa.

The aim of the exercise: To improve law enforcement capacity, promote regional security and progress inter-operability between the armed forces of the participating nations.