New Delhi: India on Friday kick started a two-day naval exercise with Russia in eastern Indian Ocean, two weeks after it conducted the Malabar wargames with the US, Australia and Japan. The Russian Navy has deployed its guided missile cruiser Varyag, large anti-submarine ship Admiral Panteleyev and medium ocean tanker Pechenga for the “passage exercise”, officials said.
The Indian Navy has been represented by indigenously constructed guided missile frigate Shivalik and anti-submarine corvette Kadmatt along with their integral helicopters.
Passage Exercise between Russian Federation Navy &Indian Navy underway in Eastern Indian Ocean Region.
The exercise is aimed at enhancing interoperability, improving understanding & imbibing best practices between both the navies
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“The exercise is aimed at enhancing interoperability, improving understanding and imbibing best practices between both the friendly navies. It would…