submarine Covette INS Kamorta is jointly
exercising with Indonesian warship KRI Usman Harun, a multi-role corvette, in
the Bay of Bengal as part of the two-day Indian Navy-Indonesian Navy bilateral
exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’, which concluded on November seventh.
The joint exercises
include maneuvers, surface warfare exercises, air defense exercises, weapon
firing drills, helicopter operations and boarding operations.
harbor phase, conducted on November 4 and 5
naval vessel KRI Usman Harun arrived here on November 4 to participate in the
second edition Ex-‘Samudra Shakti’. The harbor phase, conducted on November 4
and 5, included professional interactions in the form of subject matter expert
exchanges (SMEE), cross deck visits, simulator drills, planning conferences,
sports fixtures and social interactions.
Ambassador to India Sidharto Reza Suryodipuro, witnessed some of the activities
of the harbor phase at Visakhapatnam Port. The ambassador held discussions
with ENC Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain along
with Indonesian Navy delegation, headed by Cmde Yayan Sofiyan, Commander of
Security Task Force of Indonesian Fleet Command on issues of mutual maritime
interest in the region.