- Ships and maritime aircraft from 14 navies are taking part in the two-week drill, which is taking place both on land and at sea.
- The ship is a frontline component of the Indian Navy's Eastern Fleet, located in Visakhapatnam, and is now on one of the Indian Navy's longest deployments in the country's 75th year of independence
At the present international exercise Kakadu-2022, which is being hosted by the Royal Australian Navy, India’s indigenously designed and built navy ship INS Satpura has demonstrated her capability.
In order to participate at the drill, the INS Satpura and P-8I Maritime Patrol Aircraft arrived in Darwin, Australia, on September 12, a previous statement from the Defense Ministry.
An official from the Navy stated on Sunday that the ship has “participated in numerous anti-submarine warfare exercises, anti-ship warfare exercises, manoeuvres and has also exhibited her precision target destruction capacity during gun shooting drills.”
The Indian Navy stated that the goal of participating in Exercise Kakadu-2022 is to “improve mutual understanding and interoperability at sea among fleets of friendly foreign countries.”
A 6000-ton guided-missile stealth frigate with indigenous design and construction is called the INS Satpura.
The ship is a frontline component of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet, located in Visakhapatnam, and is now on one of the Indian Navy’s longest deployments in the country’s 75th year of independence
“Ships and maritime aircraft from 14 navies are taking part in the two-week drill, which is taking place both on land and at sea. The ship’s crew will interact with participating navies in operational planning meetings and sporting events during the exercise’s harbour phase “In a statement on September 13, the ministry had stated.