India’s Navy’s largest troop carrier INS Jalashwa carried out joint
amphibious drills in the Gulf of Kutch off the coast of Northern Gujarat
involving Air Force and Indian Army.
INS Jalashwa is
the only Indian Naval ship to be acquired from the United States. It is based
in Visakhapatnam under the Eastern Naval Command.
The patrolling drill commenced in the northern Bay of
Bengal and would continue between May 22 and 23.
indigenous warships, INSKora and INSSumedha along with Bangladesh Navy's
warships BNS Ali Haider and BNS Abu Ubaidah would touch the waters during
Aircraft of both navies will also undertake joint patrol along the
International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) during CORPAT.