Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida recently introduced a new plan to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific region during his visit to India. The plan is aimed at forging stronger ties with countries in South and Southeast Asia to counter ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
The Austra Hind 22 exercise commenced recently in Rajasthan. It is being held after the 26th edition of the quadrilateral maritime drill Exercise Malabar was concluded off the coast of Japan in early November 2022. What is Austra Hind 22? ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
On January 6, 2022, Japan and Australia will sign a defence agreement to boost security and defence cooperation. The signing of the agreement is considered “historic”. This is to anger China. The agreement is to expand Quad agenda. The agreement ..
The Indian Navy is set to take part in “Second Phase of multilateral maritime exercise” called “Exercise Malabar” along with the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) and the United States Navy (USN). Key Facts Malabar ..
The navies of India, US, Australia and Japan are all set to conduct the Malabar Naval Exercise from August 26, 2021. Key Points The sea drill will be conducted off the Guam island, which is a territory of US. It ..
Indian Navy and Royal Australian Navy signed a ‘Joint Guidance for the Australia- India Navy to Navy Relationship’ document on August 18, 2021. Highlights Document signing ceremony was held virtually between Chief of the Naval Staff of Indian Navy, Adm ..