P8I Aircraft From The Indian Navy Partakes In Exercise Kakadu In Australia’s Darwin
- The INS Satpura also took part in this exercise and showed that she could destroy targets with pinpoint accuracy when she fired her guns.
The Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance Aircraft P8I from the Indian Navy took part in the Multinational Maritime Exercise Kakadu 2022, which was held in Darwin and was hosted by the Royal Australian Navy.
34 planes from more than 20 countries took part in the exercise. From September 12 to September 25, the event took place.
The first time the P8I took part, the aircrew got more experience and a better understanding of how Anti-Submarine and Anti-Surface Warfare operations work together in a complex, multiple-threat scenario.
With the theme of the exercise being “Partnership, Leadership, and Friendship,” P8I and P8s from the USN and RAAF were able to work together without any problems. This helped refine joint SOPs, improve interoperability, and reaffirm the Indian Navy’s commitment to the Indo-Pacific.
The INS Satpura also took part in this exercise and showed that she could destroy targets with pinpoint accuracy when she fired her guns.
The 6000-ton INS Satpura is a guided missile stealth frigate that was made in India. The ship is a frontline unit of the Eastern Fleet based in Visakhapatnam. It is currently on one of the longest deployments by the Indian Navy in the 75th year of India’s independence.