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INS Satpura has entered Pearl Harbour in Hawaii Islands to participate in Rim of the Pacific(RIMPAC) exercise.
Note: 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.
What is Exercise RIMPAC?
It is one of the largest biennial multilateral Naval Exercises led by the United States(US).It was first conducted in 1971.
Aim: To enhance interoperability and build trust among Navies of friendly foreign countries.
Theme for 2022: ‘capable, adaptive, partners.’
Participating Countries: 26 countries are participating in the exercise.India is one among these countries.
Note: India for the first time participated in the Exercise RIMPAC in 2014.
Source: The post is based on the article “INS SATPURA ARRIVES AT PEARL HARBOUR IN HAWAII TO PARTICIPATE IN RIMPAC-22” published in TOI on 28th June 2022