Exercise AMAN-13 is scheduled in North Arabian
Sea from 4-8 March 2013. Navies of 50 countries have been
invited to participate. This is the 4th exercise of AMAN series.
AMAN is an Urdu word meaning "PEACE" and slogan of AMAN exercise is
First Exercise of AMAN series was held in March 2007 which was a big success.
During AMAN-07, 14 Ships of Bangladesh, China,
France, Italy, Malaysia,
and USA Navies participated. Besides, SOF/EOD teams from Bangladesh and Turkey also participated in SOF
Exercises and 21 countries attended the Exercise as observer.
Second Exercise AMAN-09 was held in March 2009. During this Exercise 23 ships,
13 Aircrafts and 9 SOF teams of Australia,
Bangladesh, China, France,
Japan, Malaysia, UK
and Nigeria, Turkey and USA participated. Observers from
27 countries also attended the exercise.
Third Exercise AMAN-11 was conducted
from 8-12 March 2011. During this exercise, total of 39 countries have shown
willingness in response to invitation by PN to take part in AMAN-11. Out of
which 28 countries have participated with naval assets and observers. Total
of 11 ships from Australia,
China, France, Indonesia,
Italy, Malaysia, Saudi
Arabia and USA participated. Three aircraft
from Australia & Japan and 03 SOF/EOD/Marines teams from China, Turkey
also participated during the exercise AMAN-11. Forty three observers of 26
countries participated in AMAN-11.