Exercise With Egyptian Navy: On September 5, 2021, INS Tabar undertook a maritime partnership exercise with ENS Alexandria, a frontline frigate of the Egyptian Navy, in the Mediterranean Sea. The exercise involved a wide range of naval operations.
Exercise With Singapore: The 28th edition of Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX) was conducted from September 2 to 4, 2021. The Indian Navy was represented by Guided Missile Destroyer INS Ranvijay with a ship borne helicopter, ASW Corvette INS Kiltan and Guided Missile Corvette INS Kora and one P8I Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft. Participants from the RSN included one Formidable Class Frigate, RSS Steadfast, embarked with an S-70B naval helicopter, one Victory Class Missile Corvette, RSS Vigour, one Archer Class Submarine and one Fokker-50 Maritime Patrol Aircraft. Four F-16 fighter aircraft of the Republic of Singapore Air Force also participated in the exercise during the Air Defence Drills.
Covid Relief Supplies to Thailand: As part of the ongoing Mission SAGAR, INS Airavat arrived at Thailand with COVID Relief Material on September 3, 2021 and delivered 300 oxygen concentrators based on the requirement projected by the Government of Thailand in its fight against the ongoing COVID19 pandemic.
Exercise ‘AUSINDEX’ With Royal Australian Navy: Indian Navy Task Group comprising two Ships is participating in the 4th edition of ‘AUSINDEX’ from September 6 to 10, 2021. Royal Australian Navy (RAN) ships which participated in Exercise MALABAR along with the IN units is also part of the exercise. Commenced in 2015 as a bilateral IN-RAN maritime exercise, AUSINDEX has grown in complexity over the years.
Exercise With Malaysia: Indian Navy and Malaysian Navy conducted the Passage Exercise (PASSEX) in the straits of Malacca on September 6, 2021.