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    The aim of exercise INDRA 2019 is to enhance interoperability and develop an understanding in order to effectively tackle common security challenges, they said. "The Russian Federation Navy (RuFN) Ships Yaroslav Mudry, Viktor Konetsky and Elyna arrived at Goa on December 10 to participate in INDRA 2019," the Indian defence ministry said.

    The Myanmar Navy acquired a diesel-electric Kilo Class submarine from India. The submarine, scheduled to start operations from December 24, is to be deployed in the Andaman Sea for security missions.The Royal Thai Navy's 3rd Naval Area Command has been told to keep a watch on the submarine, which can operate underwater for up to 45 days.

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    While the armies of India and China will be carrying out the ‘Hand in Hand’ exercise in Umroi, Meghalaya this month, the situation is different in the maritime domain. China’s growing maritime presence in the Indian Ocean is what makes the Indian Navy wary about letting it participate in joint exercises. The Indian Navy has been watchful of the Chinese presence since 2008.

    The ship entered the area without Indian Navy's prior permission, they said. "Our stand has been that if you do anything in our region, you have to notify us or take our permission," the Navy Chief said without elaborating further on the incident. The sources said the ship was found carrying out some research activities in the Indian waters.

    Vice admiral Didier Maleterre, who is Joint Commander of the French forces deployed in the Indian Ocean region, also said that the two navies will ink an agreement early next year which will provide for sharing of classified information. On the proposed joint patrol, he said Indian Navy is expected to deploy its P8I maritime surveillance aircraft for it.

    The impending transfer of the INS Sindhuvir is part of India’s continuing policy to counter China’s strategic inroads into Myanmar. The 3,000-tonne INS Sindhuvir may be 31 years old but it has undergone regular refits in India and Russia over the years, with the latest modernisation work being undertaken on the diesel-electric boat in Visakhapatnam.

    On Indian Navy Day, Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh laid a wreath at the National War Memorial in Delhi on November 04. Navy Day is celebr...

    A bill which seeks to provide for stringent punishment, including death penalty or life imprisonment, to those involved in piracy at sea was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday.

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