Exercise ENCORE concludes on the Eastern Seaboard

Issue: 1 / 2018

The Eastern Naval Command Operational Readiness Exercise (ENCORE), Theatre Level Readiness and Operational Exercise concluded on the Eastern Seaboard on February 7, 2018. The month long exercise saw participation of over 40 ships and submarines including those ships from the Western Naval Command, Andaman & Nicobar Command and Indian Coast Guard and assorted naval and IAF aircraft including fighters, long range maritime reconnaissance aircraft, remotely piloted aircraft, air early warning platforms and anti-submarine warfare helicopters. The exercise was conducted in phases to test various facets of war-fighting capabilities of the combat units including Special Forces of ENC to respond to given threat situations.