TRAINING OF MOZAMBIQUE NAVY PERSONNEL OF IBs

TRAINING OF MOZAMBIQUE NAVY PERSONNEL OF IBs

TRAINING OF MOZAMBIQUE NAVY PERSONNEL OF IBs

Chennai, 06th Nov 2018

            Coast Guard Region HQ (East) is conducting the first ever training for Mozambique Navy officers and per sonnel in India at Chennai on the highly versatile Indigenously built Interceptor Boat.   This training is a part of the International   co-operation between the two countries where in Govt. of India had agreed to donate two Interceptor Boats to the Mozambique Navy.  The two nations are working closely on issues of security, espe cia lly maritime safety in the Indian Ocean.  India and Mozambique have stepped up mutual co-operation and have now taken it to the next level of military training in addition to economic and political relation.

            The training programme is being conducted in two groups for 14 personnel each.  The first group of 07 off icers and 07 PBOR have arrived in Chennai and training commenced from 05 – 16 November 2018.  The sec ond group would be joining in the first week of December 2018.  The training scheduled for these pe rsonnel is spe cia lly formulated to give hands-on-experience in handling the Interceptor Boats by the Coast Guard officers and Su bordinate Officers who have considerable experience in these class of vessels.   The aim of training curriculum enables the Mozambique Navy personnel to get acquainted with the chances of operating these highly versatile boats which are filled with state of the art equipment and sensors.

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PS/SK/11/2018