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Pakistan Navy to Participate in Aman 11 Exercise

The Pakistan Navy has augmented its patrols in the Arabian Sea in
order to strengthen the security there, because of the rising terror and
piracy threats.
The Navy is scheduled
to participate in a 5-day naval exercise – The “Aman 11”. 39 countries
will participate in this exercise and it will be launched from the 8th
of March in the open sea. Similar exercises were held in 2007 and 2009
and the navies of very powerful countries participated in them.
The
exercise in the open sea will greatly help the Pakistan Navy to assess
its preparations to overcome the challenges in the region.
At the
moment the security of the Arabian Sea is one of the most discussed
topics in the world due to the fact that most of the world’s oil supply
passes through there. The world military powers have taken the liberty
to ensure the security of the Sea and the safe passing of the
transporting ships.
Due to the rising threats in the region, the
Pakistan Navy’s strategy was drastically change and preparations were
made in order to ensure the safety of the country’s interests in the
region.

The latest platforms are being indigenized and inducted in
the Pakistan Navy in order to turn it into a potent force which will
easily guard its sea territory. At the moment the PN is constructing
frigates and missile boats, while earlier it has bought technology for
Agosta class submarines.
More than 30,000 ships pass through the
Arabian Sea each year and the Navies of NATO, EU and individual
countries have taken the liberty to present their forces in this area
and ensure the safety of the passing transport ships.