Milan 2020 which was scheduled to happen from March 18 to 20 is now postponed due to Coronavirus on loose.
This Multilateral Naval exercise was the first of its kind to happen in Visakhapatnam. Navies from US, UK, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Japan, Philippines, Sri Lanka were going to take part in this exercise. Estimation of 4000 personnel were going to take part in this event.
As there is a coronavirus outbreak, considering the safety of participants, Milan was postponed for now. It will be later scheduled at a convenient date.
The Indian Navy thanked the participants who accepted the invitation. After International Fleet Review (IFR) this was a grandeur event that was going to take place. It was done to exercise the theme ‘synergy Across the seas’ this was done to enhance strong ties between navies and nurture a professional interaction.