Indian Naval Ships Satpura and Kadmatt are now on a visit to Sasebo, Japan from Thursday to October 15.
The visit of these ships is part the Indian government’s initiatives to strengthen the long standing, mutually supportive and strong relationship between Japan and India. This historic relationship spans across the entire spectrum of engagement between both countries – cultural, spiritual, economic and security.
According to a spokesman of the Navy here, the visiting Indian Naval ships will engage with the JMSDF in formal calls, as also professional, social and sporting interactions. After completion of the harbour phase, the ships will take part in Passage Exercise
(PASSEX) with the Murusame Class destroyer, JS Kirisame.
Since the first ‘Navy to Navy Staff Talks’ between the two nations in November 2008, naval ties have reached new heights with bilateral and multilateral exercises and enhanced cooperation in information sharing, meteorology and oceanography, disaster management and military training. Read More…