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Indian and Malaysian Navies Conduct Joint Exercises as part of Exercise Samudra Laksamana

AsiaIndian and Malaysian Navies Conduct Joint Exercises as part of Exercise Samudra Laksamana

The third edition of Exercise Samudra Laksamana commenced on February 28 and will run until March 2, taking place in Visakhapatnam. Indian Naval Ship Kiltan and the Royal Malaysian Ship KD Lekir are participating in this collaborative effort.

The exercise aims to foster professional interactions between the two navies, starting with activities at the harbour followed by operational maneuvers at sea, as stated by the Ministry of Defence. During the harbour phase, crews will engage in subject matter expert exchanges, sports events, and other interactions to enhance knowledge sharing and cooperation.

The sea phase will focus on joint skill development and conducting various operations at sea. The Indian Navy’s official handle shared updates on the exercise, emphasizing its goal of strengthening bonds and interoperability between the two navies.

India-Malaysia defense relations have seen steady growth, with regular Defense Cooperation meetings at the level of Defense Secretary, according to the Ministry of External Affairs.

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