In Pics: Indian Navy, Australian Navy conduct maritime partnership exercise in Bay of Bengal

Team India Sentinels Saturday 5th of November 2022 11:52 PM

Navies of India and Australia in the Bay of Bengal

Visakhapatnam: Indian Navy and Australian Navy conducted a maritime partnership exercise on November 2-3 in the Bay of Bengal under Eastern Naval Command.

The warships involved Royal Australian Navy (RAN) ships HMAS Adelaide and HMAS Anzac and Indian Navy Ships Jalashwa and Kavaratti along with their embarked helicopters.

The exercises included tactical manoeuvres, helicopter landings and amphibious operations, which signified the high degree of interoperability between two friendly navies.

RAN ships HMAS Adelaide and HMAS Anzac arrived at Visakhapatnam on October 30, which was a part of Australia’s Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2022 (IPE 22).

The Australian Defence Forces were hosted by the Eastern Naval Command.

Ships of the Indian Navy's Eastern Fleet as also personnel from the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force participated in various joint activities.

The harbour phase included a wide range of professional interactions including experience sharing, joint planning activities and friendly sports exchanges.

The successful completion of the exercise marks another milestone in the growing India-Australia military interactions.

Read also: Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2022 - Australian ships, choppers and 1500 personnel to arrive in Visakhapatnam on October 30


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