• The 3rd edition of India, Singapore and Thailand Trilateral two day (15-16 November, 2021) Maritime Exercise SITMEX - 21 was held in Andaman Sea. Indian Naval Ship INS Karmuk took part in the exercise.
  • SITMEX is being conducted annually since 2019 with an aim to enhance mutual inter-operability and imbibing best practices between Indian Navy, Republic of Singapore Navy and Royal Thai Navy.
  • The first edition of SITMEX was hosted by Indian Navy off Port Blair in September 2019. RSN hosted the second edition of the exercise in November 2020. The 2021 edition of the exercise is being hosted by RTN in Andaman Sea.