15 Nov 2019

Bilateral Maritime Exercise- Samudra Shakti

Source: Press Information Bureau

Key highlights

  • It is a Bilateral Maritime Exercise between the Indian Navy and  Indonesian Navy
  • INS Kamorta, an Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette jointly took part in the exercise with Indonesian Warship KRI Usman Harun, a multi-role Corvette in the Bay of Bengal as part of the  Indian Navy – Indonesian Navy Bilateral Exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’
  • The joint exercises include manoeuvres, Surface Warfare exercises, Air Defence exercises, Weapon firing drills, Helicopter Operations, and Boarding Operations.
  •  The Harbour Phase which was conducted on 04 and 05 November included professional interactions in the form of Subject Matter Expert Exchanges (SMEE), cross deck visits, simulator drills, planning conferences, sports fixtures, and social interactions.