New Delhi: Indian Navy conducted a drill with the South Korean Navy in the East China Sea amidst the growing assertiveness of China.
An Indian Navy's indigenous Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Corvette INS Kiltan, on June 28 carried out a military drill with a South Korean vessel in the East China Sea amid China's growing assertiveness in the region.
The partnership exercise was held in the East China Sea with the Republic of Korea's Ship ROKS Gyeongnam, a Daegu-class frigate.
"Indian Navy's indigenous ASW Corvette INS Kiltan deployed in the Far East undertook Navy partnership Exercise in the East China Sea with Republic of Korea's Ship ROKS Gyeongnam, a Daegu-class frigate, on Jun 28," a spokesperson of the Indian Navy said.
The goal of the alliance, according to authorities, was to improve interoperability and facilitate the exchange of best practices in the marine sector between the two militaries.