(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The Indian Navy is participating in one of the largest multilateral naval exercises, the US Navy led biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise 2022.
INS Satpura and one P8I maritime patrol aircraft reached Pearl Harbour in Hawaii on Monday to take part in the exercise.
The exercise spanning over six weeks of intense operations and training is aimed at enhancing int
eroperability and to build trust among Navies of friendly foreign countries, the Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday. Twenty-seven countries are participating in the current edition of the multi-dimensional exercise.
INS Satpura is an indigenously designed and built 6000-tonne guided missile stealth frigate equipped to seek and destroy adversary in air, surface and underwater.
A frontline unit of Eastern Fleet based at Visakhapatnam, INS Satpura is currently on an extended operational deployment in the 75th year of India’s Independence.
(India News Network)