Rear Admiral Daisuke Kajimoto of the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF), presently Commander of the Combined Task Force 151 (CTF 151), visited the western naval command headquarters today and called on the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Vice Admiral Girish Luthra.
CTF 151 is a multi-national task force operating in the Gulf of Aden, Somali basin, and southern Red Sea. Principal mission of CTF 151 is to deter piracy and armed robbery in the Gulf of Aden and off the East coast of Somalia.
RAdm Kajimoto was also briefed on the operational role of the Western Naval Command.
He also visited INS Kochi, an indigenously-built guided missile destroyer of the Indian Navy.
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