Australia, India, Japan, and U.S. Kick-off Phase II: MALABAR 2021

Maritime forces from Australia, India, Japan, and the United States began Phase II of Exercise MALABAR 2021 in the Bay of Bengal, October 11. The U.S. Navy hosted this year’s annual maritime exercise which includes a variety of high-end tactical training, including specific interactions that are designed to enhance interoperability between the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Indian Navy (IN), Japan…

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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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JMSDF Details MALABAR 2021 Plans

MALABAR 2021 JMSDF is to conducts a multilateral exercise “MALABAR 2021” with the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), the Indian Navy (IN), and the United States Navy (USN) to further strengthen defense cooperation and contribute to a Free and Open Indo-Pacific as described below. 1. Objectives (1) To improve JMSDF’s tactical capabilities (2) To strengthen the relationship with RAN, IN, and…

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