Exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’

  • Indian Navy and Indonesian Navy will carry out the third edition of bilateral exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’ from 20 Sep to 22 Sep 21.
  • In pursuance of India’s Act East Policy, Exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’ was conceived in 2018 as a bilateral IN-IDN exercise.
  • Indian Naval Ships Shivalik and Kadmatt are participating in this exercise near Sunda Strait.
  • Indian Navy’s Anti-Submarine Warfare capable Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance Aircraft P8I is also participating in the exercise.
  • The exercise aims to strengthen the bilateral relationship, enhance mutual understanding and interoperability in maritime operations between the two navies.
  • The exercise will also provide an appropriate platform to share best practices and develop a common understanding of Maritime Security Operations.

Source: pib.gov.in