INS Trikand Participation in the Combined Maritime Forces Focused Operation - Sea Sword 2

November 17, 2022 Photo(s): By PRO (Navy)

INS Trikand participated in the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) led Focused Operation “Sea Sword 2” in the Northwest Arabian Sea from November 6-14, 2022.

The ship participated with other multinational forces and regional partner navies to counter terrorism, prevent narcotics trade and stop smuggling entities from using the seas for their nefarious activities. The Indian Navy’s long range maritime patrol aircraft also participated in the operation and provided air support.

This effort is part of the Indian Navy’s commitment to ensuring safety of the seas and collective security in the region as espoused by the SAGAR vision of the Prime Minister of India.