The sixth edition of Japan India Maritime Exercise 2022 (JIMEX 22) commenced in the Bay of Bengal on September 11, 2022. The Indian Naval ships welcomed JMSDF ships Izumo, a Helicopter Carrier, and Takanami, a Guided Missile Destroyer, on their arrival in the Bay of Bengal. The Indian Navy is being represented by three indigenously designed and built warships; Sahyadri, a multi-purpose stealth frigate and Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvettes Kadmatt and Kavaratti. Additionally, Guided Missile Destroyer Ranvijay, Fleet Tanker Jyoti, Offshore Patrol Vessel Sukanya, submarines, MIG 29K fighter aircraft, Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft and ship borne helicopters are also participating in the exercise.
INDIAN NAVY TO PARTICIPATE IN MULTINATIONAL NAVAL EXERCISE KAKADU IN AUSTRALIA
INS Satpura and a P8 I Maritime Patrol Aircraft of the Indian Navy reached Darwin in Australia on September 12, 2022, for participation in the multinational Exercise Kakadu—2022, hosted by the Royal Australian Navy. The two week-long Exercise involves ships and maritime aircraft from 14 navies.