Trilateral Malabar exercise to kick off on July 10

The Malabar naval exercise involving Indian, American and Japanese navies will kick start on July 10 in the Bay of Bengal. A sizeable number of aircraft, naval ships and nuclear submarines of the navies of the three countries will be part of the annual exercise, considered a major war game in the region.

The aim of the Malabar exercise is to achieve deeper military ties and greater interoperability among the three navies in the strategically-important Indo-Pacific region. India and the US have regularly conducted the annual exercise since 1992.

Important Takeaways From Above News-
  • Admiral Sunil Lanba is the Chief Naval Officer of Indian Navy. 
  • Yutaka Murakawa is the Chief of Staff of Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). 
  • Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) of American Navy is Admiral John M. Richardson.

Source- AIR World Service

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