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Indian and US navies conducted Anti-Submarine Warfare drill in Indian Ocean

Indian and the US navies have conducted joint submarine hunting exercise near Diego garcia in the Indian Ocean in which India’s P8I Neptune Aircraft and US P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft along with the USS Spruance have participated. The exercise was focused on anti-submarine training, information sharing and coordination between maritime patrol aircraft and surface ..

COMCASA signed by India and US in first round of ‘2-plus-2-dialogue’

In the first round of the ‘two-plus-two dialogue’ in New Delhi, India and the United States signed military communications pact “COMCASA” , which will give India access to advanced new defence systems like armed drones and will enable the Indian armed forces to exploit existing US-origin platforms much more efficiently. COMCASA is an India-specific version ..

The 22nd edition of trilateral naval exercise “Malabar 2018”

The 22nd edition of the trilateral naval exercise “Malabar 2018” has started between India, Japan and United States from June 6-15. The exercise will feature both ashore and at-sea training off the coast of Guam in the Philippine Sea. The training will focus on high-end war fighting skill sets, subject matter expert and professional exchanges, ..

Indian Navy Boeing P-8I Maritime Patrol Aircraft completes first flight

Boeing’s first long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft P-8I for the Indian Navy recently completed its initial flight at the Boeing Field in Seattle, USA. Its worth note that India had awarded a $2.1 bn contract to Boeing in January 2009 for 8 such planes to change the ageing fleet of Soviet-era Tu-142s. Background: ..