INS Khanjar visits Yangon, Myanmar

August 20, 2018 – INS Khanjar a Missile Corvette of Indian Navy was on a three-day visit to Yangon, Myanmar to undertake operational turn around (OTR) and as part of goodwill visit from 18 to 20 Aug 18. On arrival at Yangon, the Commanding Officer called-on Captain Tet Lwin Run, Fleet Commander 1st Fleet and the Indian Ambassador to Myanmar Shri Vikram Misri. A joint Yoga Session for IN and Myanmar Naval personnel was also organized in addition to the cross visits between Indian Navy and Myanmar Naval personnel.

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ASEAN, China joint maritime drill “important”: Philippine FM

August 7, 2018 (Xinhua) – The plan of China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to conduct a joint maritime exercise in the South China Sea “is very important” to the region, Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said on Tuesday. “The exercise is important,” Cayetano told Xinhua at a press conference. “It’s very important that there are joint military exercises if only to prevent accidents and for military-to-military relations to grow so that we can talk to each other better,” Cayetano said. Chinese State Councilor and Foreign…

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Pacific Fleet warships arrive on visit to Myanmar

Today, the Pacific Fleet detachment made up of the large ASW warship Admiral Panteleyev and large ship tanker Boris Butoma has arrived on unofficial visit to Yangon City, Myanmar. The Russian warships moored at the Thilawa Port where welcoming ceremony took place. Today, representatives of Myanmar Naval Command have visited the Russian warship. The Russian seamen also paid a visit to Commander of the Ayeyarwady Region and Chief of Naval Staff of Myanmar. It is planned that citizens will be able to visit the Russian ships in course of the…

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Chinese ocean-going naval task group ends visits to 20 countries

A Chinese naval task group on an ocean-going visit mission came back to a naval port in Zhoushan City , Zhejiang Province of East China, on Oct 15, after completing its mission of visiting 20 countries in Asia, Africa and Europe. The task group consisted of the guided-missile destroyer Changchun, the guided-missile frigate Jingzhou and the comprehensive supply ship Chaohu. The 176-day-long mission, with a navigational distance of more than 31,000 nautical miles, covered two oceans and three continents. Since its departure on April 23, the Chinese naval task group…

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