Japan-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise – Jimex 2022

Source: The post is based on the articleJapan-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise – Jimex 2022published in PIB on 14th September 2022.

What is the News?

The sixth edition of Japan India Maritime Exercise 2022 (JIMEX 22) hosted by the Indian Navy commenced in the Bay of Bengal.

What is Exercise JIMEX?

It is an annual maritime exercise between India and Japan.

Aim: To consolidate the high degree of interoperability that exists between maritime forces of the two countries, through complex exercises in the surface, sub-surface and air domains.

Phases: JIMEX 22 involves two Phases; exercises at sea and a harbour phase at Visakhapatnam.

Significance: This edition marks the 10th anniversary of JIMEX, which began in Japan in 2012. It also coincides with the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Japan.

What are the other exercises between India and Japan?

Exercise DHARMA GUARDIAN- It is an annual joint military exercise between India and Japan from 2018.

SHINYUU Maitri– It is a joint exercise between the Indian Air Force and the Japanese Air Self Defence Force (JASDF).

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