The Indian Navy said that for the first time, Indian Air Force fighter aircraft were also included in the exercise by jointly stepping up.
The practice of India and the American Navy.
The Integral Helicopter and Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft P8I along with Indian Navy warship INS Shivalik participated in Passage Exercise (PASSEX) with the US Navy’s USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group in the eastern Indian Ocean region on Sunday. This information was given by the Indian Navy.
The Indian Navy said that for the first time, Indian Air Force fighter aircraft were also included in the exercise by jointly stepping up. The Indian Air Force and Navy had the opportunity to practice air interception / air defense with the US Navy.
Consolidating synergy & interoperability achieved during # Malabar2020 #INSShivalik with integral helicopter and #IndianNavy‘s Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft P8I participated in a Passage Exercise with @USNavy‘s #USSTheodoreRosevelt #CarrierStrikeGroup in Eastern #IOR (1/2). pic.twitter.com/AsUYLip6Zi
— SpokespersonNavy (@indiannavy) March 28, 2021
Earlier, two naval ships of India practiced together with two naval ships of Bangladesh. With this, his three-day visit to Mongla port in the neighboring country came to an end. The Indian Navy’s ‘Offshore Patrol Vessel’ (OPV) ‘Sumedha’ and fighter vessel ‘Kulish’ went to Mongla port. He went there to mark the 50 years of Bangladesh’s independence and to reiterate the historic friendship of the two countries.
Indian Navy gave information on Twitter
The Indian Navy had told on Twitter that Mongla’s historic visit to the ships of the Indian Navy came to an end. INS Kulish and INS Sumedha conducted a ‘Passage’ exercise with BNS Ali Haider of the Bangladeshi Navy and ‘Iceland-class OPV’ BNS Karatoa. This encouraged reciprocity and maritime cooperation. This was the first time that Indian Navy ships had gone to Mongla port in Bangladesh. India is celebrating the golden victory year on the completion of 50 years of victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war. Bangladesh was born after this war.
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