Singapore defence minister witnesses high tempo action at Sea during Ongoing SIMBEX 18

November 20, 2018 – Ng Eng Hen, Defence Minister of the Republic of Singapore closely observed the two navies in action at sea during the ongoing 25th Edition of Singapore India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX 18) in the Bay of Bengal toady, 20 November 18. Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff of Indian Navy hosted Rear Admiral Lew Chuen Hong, Chief of Navy of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and officials from Defence Ministries of both the nations who accompanied the Hon. Defence Minister. On arrival onboard…

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Harbour Phase Of SIMBEX 2018 Commences With Ops Conferences

The Harbor Phase of SIMBEX-18 commenced with two Op Conferences conducted at Port Blair on 10 and 11 November 2018. The conferences, attended by the Ops Teams and aircrew from all participating ships and aircraft, discussed planning and execution details of various exercises scheduled during the Sea Phase. Towards ensuring safe ASW operations with RSS Swordsman, a submarine safety meeting was also held. As part of Subject Matter Expert Exchanges (SMEE), Eastern Fleet staff, flight crew and aviation officers of IN Ships Sahyadri, Shakti, Satpura and Kadmatt visited RSN Steadfast…

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