Army chiefs of India and Australia discuss Indo-Pacific, global situation

Team India Sentinels Wednesday 9th of March 2022 09:34 PM

New Delhi: Amidst Russia-Ukraine war, Australian Army chief Lt Gen Richard Maxwell Burr along with four-member delegation discussed the current global situation and the situation in Indo-Pacific with his Indian counterpart, Gen MM Naravane in Delhi.

The two military leaders also exchanged views on measures for enhancing defence cooperation between both armies.

The Australian Army chief who had arrived in India on March 8, will visit to Indian Army’s formations and units along the Pakistan border in the western sector on March 10 and 11.

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Upon his arrival, Lt Gen Richard Maxwell Burr laid a wreath at the National War Memorial and received a ceremonial Guard of Honour at the South Block.

After from his counterpart in Army, Lt Gen Richard Burr also called on the Chief of Naval Staff, Chief of Air Staff and other senior military officers.

The General also addressed the faculty and participants of the prestigious National Defence College and later interacted on regional security perspectives with the Vice Chief of Army Staff and the Director at Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS), New Delhi.

Last month, Australian Navy chief Vice Admiral Michael Noonan had arrived in India to participate into India’s largest-ever maritime exercise Milan-2022 in Vizag.

He was also called on Chief of Army Staff General MM Naravane and both sides discussed ways to further enhance bilateral defence cooperation.

Taking to Twitter, the Additional Directorate General of Public Information of the Indian Army, said, “Vice Admiral Michael Noonan, Chief of Royal Australian Navy called on General MM Naravane #COAS and discussed ways to further strengthen the Defence Cooperation between the two countries.”

Vice Admiral Michael Noonan is also the commander of the US Navy’s Pacific Fleet.


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