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Mauritius

India boosting naval capabilities of Mauritius

Following an official visit of Indian President Ramnath Kovind to Mauritius on 12 March, it was announced that India would provide the island state with an extra $100 million credit line toward military capability-building, as part of the Indian Ocean Region Outreach, which focuses on maritime security, amongst others.

Mauritius Coast Guard commissions new patrol vessel

Mauritius has commissioned into service its second patrol vessel, CGS Valiant, which was built by India’s Goa Shipyard Limited, during a ceremony in Port Louis.

Mauritius receives new patrol vessel

India’s Goa Shipyards Limited has formally handed over the CGS Valiant patrol vessel to Mauritius, which is expected to reach the island nation in June after sailing from India.

Exercise Cutlass Express 2017 begins

Maritime forces from East Africa, West Indian Ocean nations, Europe and the United States, as well as several international organizations, began the sixth iteration of the annual multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express on 30 January in Mauritius.

Mauritius commissions patrol vessel, receives two helicopters

Mauritius has commissioned into service its new patrol vessel CGS Victory for the National Coast Guard as well as two Chetak helicopters for its Police Helicopter Squadron.
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