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Indian Naval Ship (INS) Karmuk, an indigenously built Missile Corvette, is participating in the 3rd edition of Exercise SITMEX.
About Exercise SITMEX
Exercise SITMEX is a trilateral annual maritime exercise between India, Singapore and Thailand.
Aim: To enhance mutual interoperability and imbibing best practices between the Indian, Singapore and Thailand Navy.
The first edition of the exercise was hosted by India at Port Blair in 2019.
The third edition of the exercise is being hosted by Thailand in the Andaman Sea.
The 2021 edition of the exercise is being conducted as a ‘non-contact, at sea only’ exercise in view of COVID-19 restrictions.
What are the other exercises between India, Singapore and Thailand?
SIMBEX– It is a bilateral naval exercise between the Indian and Singapore Navy.
Maitree- It is a bilateral military exercise between India and Thailand.
Source: This post is based on the article “INDIAN NAVY PARTICIPATES IN INDIA, SINGAPORE AND THAILAND TRILATERAL MARITIME EXERCISE SITMEX” published by Indian Express on 13th November 2021.