New Delhi: Indian Navy warship INS Shivalik with integral helicopter and Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft P8I on Sunday participated in a Passage Exercise (PASSEX) with US Navy’s USS Theodore Rosevelt Carrier Strike Group in the Eastern Indian Ocean Region.
Consolidating synergy & interoperability achieved during #Malabar2020 #INSShivalik with integral helicopter and #IndianNavy‘s Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft P8I participated in a Passage Exercise with @USNavy‘s #USSTheodoreRosevelt #CarrierStrikeGroup in Eastern #IOR (1/2). pic.twitter.com/AsUYLip6Zi
— SpokespersonNavy (@indiannavy) March 28, 2021
“In a first, enhancing Jointmanship, Indian Air Force fighters were also included in the Exercise affording IAF an opportunity to practice Air Interception / Air Defence with US Navy close to Indian Coast,” Indian Navy said.