Northern Territory Hosts India AUSINDEX 21

This week the Northern Territory will host the biennial AUSINDEX maritime warfare exercises between the Royal Australian Navy and the Indian Navy. AUSINDEX 21 provides our Navies an opportunity to strengthen joint defense capabilities in support of a stable and secure Indo-Pacific region. Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond said that the fourth iteration of AUSINDEX will deepen the…

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JMSDF Took Part in Exercise Malabar 2021

August 26-29, IPD21 force, composed of JS KAGA, JS MURASAME and JS SIRANUI, conducted the multi-lateral training “MALABAR2021” in the Philippine Sea with USS Barry, USNS Yukon, INS Shivalik, INS Kadmatt, HMAS Warramunga and antisubmarine aircraft from JMSDF, the U.S. and the Indian Navy, to enhance our tactical skills and cooperation with the participating navies. This was the first large-scale…

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Indian Navy in Guam for Exercise Malabar 2021

August 25, 2021 – Representatives and ships of the Indian Navy are visiting Guam for a scheduled port visit in the midst of a deployment to support exercise Malabar 2021. During the visit, Indian navy Vice Adm. Ajendra Bahadur Singh, flag officer commanding-in- chief, Indian Navy Eastern Naval Command along with Rear Adm. Tarun Sobti, commander of Eastern Fleet (FOCEF)…

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Eastern Fleet Ships on Overseas Operational Deployment

August 2, 2021 – In pursuit of India’s ‘Act East’ policy and to enhance military cooperation with friendly countries, a Task Force of Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet is scheduled to proceed on an Overseas Deployment to South East Asia, the South China Sea and Western Pacific from early Aug 2021 for over two months. The deployment of the Indian Navy…

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Australia Joins Exercise MALABAR 2020

November 3, 2020 – Australia has joined key regional defence partners India, Japan and the United States for Exercise MALABAR 2020. HMAS Ballarat will be involved in activities this month to enhance maritime interoperability in support of regional peace and security. HMAS Ballarat will join Indian Navy Ships Shakti, Ranvijay, Sukanya, Shivalik; Indian submarine Sindhuraj; Indian Navy aircraft; United States…

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