Indian Navy’s largest multilateral naval exercise kicked off at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam

Hon'ble Raksha Mantri, and Shri Rajnath Singh, inaugurated the expo and visited the BEL stall. Senior officials of BEL, including

Indian Navy’s largest multilateral naval exercise kicked off at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam

New Delhi: The Indian Navy’s largest multilateral naval exercise, Milan 2024, kicked off today at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam. BEL is showcasing its capabilities at the exhibition being held here as part of the event. Hon'ble Raksha Mantri, and Shri Rajnath Singh, inaugurated the expo and visited the BEL stall including senior officials of BEL. 

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has called upon the international community to collectively aspire for peace in this age of democratic and rules-based world order, where individual countries proactively collaborate for shared peace & prosperity. He was addressing the formal opening ceremony of the 12th edition of the multi-nation Exercise MILAN in Visakhapatnam on February 21, 2024.

 

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Mr Shrinivas Rao HP, GM (International Marketing), Mr Vijayakumar, AGM (HYD), Ms Indira Priya, DGM (Naval Systems)/BG, and Mr Hari Haran EA, DGM (Corp Comn), are seen briefing the Hon'ble RM about BEL's strengths in the area of Naval Systems.

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Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral R Hari Kumar and a distinguished gathering of Ministers, Ambassadors, Chiefs of Navies and representatives of Maritime Forces from over 50 friendly countries were present on the occasion.

MILAN Village will remain open from 3 PM to 10 PM from 21st to 23rd February for personnel of Friendly Foreign Countries, defence personnel and their families.

The Maritime Technical Exposition MTEX-24 in association with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) was inaugurated by Shri Rajnath Singh. MTEX-24 highlights India's push towards self-reliance in the defence sector. It showcases the latest advancements in naval technology viz shipbuilding, communication systems, cybersecurity, and sustainable energy solutions. Featuring presentations, demonstrations and exhibits, the event serves as a platform for forging partnerships and accelerating the development of cutting-edge technologies crucial for maritime defence.

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