Operation Sankalp is launches by Indian Navy in Gulf of Oman

Indian Navy launched ‘Operation Sankalp’ in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.
Their main aim is to reassure safe passage of Indian flagged vessels transiting through the area.
This deployment depends on the following recent maritime incidents in the region. 
INS Chennai and INS Sunayna deployed in the region to undertake maritime security operations.
An aerial surveillance in the area done by IN aircraft.
Information Fusion Centre-Indian Ocean Region (IFC-IOR) of Indian Navy watch over the movement of ships in Gulf region.

About Information Fusion Centre-Indian Ocean Region (IFC-IOR)
IFC-IOR, launched in December 2018
The partner nations decided to develop comprehensive maritime domain awareness and also share information on vessels of interest. 
Operation Sankalp launched in escalating tension in Gulf of Oman.
The two oil tankers, one Norwegian-owned other Japanese-owned were attacked on 13 June 2019. 
This incident has led to heightened tensions between Iran and the United States (US).

About the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman 
World’s major oil exporters and importers in the security of the Gulf of Oman offer the only entrance from the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean into the Persian Gulf. 
The Persian Gulf lies between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran 
It extends from Shatt al Arab delta to Strait of Hormuz.

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