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Multilateral Maritime Exercise: Indian Navy, II phase, Malabar, Detail



Indian Navy to participate in II phase, Multilateral Maritime Exercise: Malabar, Detail

The Indian Navy, along with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, the Royal Australian Navy, and the United States Navy, will take part in the second phase of the Multilateral Maritime Exercise Malabar. From the 12th to the 15th of this month, the drill will take place in the Bay of Bengal. The exercise's first phase took place in the Philippines Sea from August 26 to August 29.

The Indian Navy will be represented by the INS Ranvijay, INS Satpura, and a submarine. The US Navy will be represented by the USS Carl Vinson, an aircraft carrier, as well as two destroyers, the USS Lake Champlain and USS Stockdale. JS Kaga and JS Murasame will represent the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. HMAS Ballarat and HMAS Sirius will represent the Royal Australian Navy.

The exercise's Second Phase would expand on the synergy, coordination, and interoperability established during the First Phase. Advanced surface and anti-submarine warfare exercises, seamanship evolutions, and weapon firings would be the focus.

Since its inception in 1992 as an annual bilateral naval exercise between India and the United States, the Malabar series of exercises has grown in scope and complexity.



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