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India, Singapore navies begin mega exercise in South China sea

4 warships of Indian Navy and long range anti-submarine warfare aircraft are participating in it

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

India, Singapore navies begin mega exercise in South China sea

Navies of and on Thursday began a seven-day-long mega maritime exercise in the South Sea which has been witnessing a growing Chinese assertiveness.

Four of the Indian Navy and long range anti- submarine warfare aircraft P-8l are participating in the SIMBEX (Singapore-Maritime Bilateral Exercise), which is aimed at increasing interoperability between the two navies.



A diverse range of operational activities at sea have been planned during the course of the exercise.

"The thrust of exercises at sea this year would be on Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW), integrated operations with surface, air and sub-surface forces, air defence and surface encounter exercises," Navy Spokesperson Capt D K Sharma said.

A number of of Navy are participating in the exercise along with maritime patrol aircraft Fokker F50 and F-16 aircraft.

Held since 1994, it is the 24th edition of the annual exercise between the two countries.

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India, Singapore navies begin mega exercise in South China sea

4 warships of Indian Navy and long range anti-submarine warfare aircraft are participating in it

4 warships of Indian Navy and long range anti-submarine warfare aircraft are participating in it Navies of and on Thursday began a seven-day-long mega maritime exercise in the South Sea which has been witnessing a growing Chinese assertiveness.

Four of the Indian Navy and long range anti- submarine warfare aircraft P-8l are participating in the SIMBEX (Singapore-Maritime Bilateral Exercise), which is aimed at increasing interoperability between the two navies.

A diverse range of operational activities at sea have been planned during the course of the exercise.

"The thrust of exercises at sea this year would be on Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW), integrated operations with surface, air and sub-surface forces, air defence and surface encounter exercises," Navy Spokesperson Capt D K Sharma said.

A number of of Navy are participating in the exercise along with maritime patrol aircraft Fokker F50 and F-16 aircraft.

Held since 1994, it is the 24th edition of the annual exercise between the two countries.
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India, Singapore navies begin mega exercise in South China sea

4 warships of Indian Navy and long range anti-submarine warfare aircraft are participating in it

Navies of and on Thursday began a seven-day-long mega maritime exercise in the South Sea which has been witnessing a growing Chinese assertiveness.

Four of the Indian Navy and long range anti- submarine warfare aircraft P-8l are participating in the SIMBEX (Singapore-Maritime Bilateral Exercise), which is aimed at increasing interoperability between the two navies.

A diverse range of operational activities at sea have been planned during the course of the exercise.

"The thrust of exercises at sea this year would be on Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW), integrated operations with surface, air and sub-surface forces, air defence and surface encounter exercises," Navy Spokesperson Capt D K Sharma said.

A number of of Navy are participating in the exercise along with maritime patrol aircraft Fokker F50 and F-16 aircraft.

Held since 1994, it is the 24th edition of the annual exercise between the two countries.

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