The Indian Navy and the Singapore Navy have joint military exercise in the South Chine Sea. This year’s exercise is the 24th iteration of the annual bilateral exercise held since 1994.
In this naval exercise India and Singapore signed agreement for enhancing naval cooperation between both country. This Exercise hosted by Singapore, the exercise comprised a shore phase held at renamed ‘RSS Singapura – Changi Naval Base’ and a sea phase in the South China Sea.
The Indian Navy participated with INS Sahyadri and INS Shivalik, a corvette-INS Kamorta, an oiler-INS Jyoti and a P8-I maritime patrol aircraft, while The Singapore Navy deployed two RSS Formidable, equipped with an S-70B naval helicopter, and RSS Supreme and a missile corvette- RSS Victory.