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The Navies from Australia and India have commenced the bilateral maritime exercise named Exercise AUSINDEX 2021.
About Exercise AUSINDEX
AUSINDEX is a bilateral maritime exercise between India and Australian Navies. It was started in the year 2015. This is the fourth edition of the exercise.
Aim: To provide an opportunity for both Navies to further bolster interoperability, gain from best practices and develop a common understanding of procedures for Maritime Security Operations.
From India, Indian Naval Ships Shivalik and Kadmatt are participating in the exercise.
About Indian Naval Ships Shivalik and Kadmatt
Indian Naval Ships Shivalik and Kadmatt are the latest indigenously designed and built Guided Missile Stealth Frigate and Anti-Submarine Corvette respectively.
They form part of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet based at Visakhapatnam under the Eastern Naval Command.
Source: This post is based on the article “ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY AND INDIAN NAVY COMMENCE BILATERAL EXERCISE – ‘AUSINDEX” published in Indian Express on 6th September 2021.