Indian Navy conducts maiden exercise with Carrier Strike Group 21

by Gabriel Dominguez

The Indian Navy (IN) participated in a bilateral passage exercise with Carrier Strike Group 21 (CSG21) – led by Royal Navy (RN) aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth – in the Bay of Bengal from 21–22 July.

The exercise, which was aimed at enhancing the interoperability between the IN and the RN, “afforded excellent opportunity to engage over the entire spectrum of maritime operations, including ASW [anti-submarine warfare], anti-air, and anti-surface warfare”, the Indian government's Press Information Bureau (PIB) said in a 22 July statement.

The IN was represented in the exercise by the Project 17 Shivalik-class frigate INS

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