India & Japan hold Navy ‘war games’ in Bay of Bengal amid Chinese aggression
Indian Navy is hosting the sixth edition of Japan India Maritime Exercise 2022 (JIMEX 2022) hosted in the Bay of Bengal. 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. Indian Naval ships welcomed JMSDF ships Izumo, a Helicopter Carrier, and Takanami, a Guided Missile Destroyer. As per a statement released by Indian Navy, the Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) ships are being led by R Adm Hirata Toshiyuki, Commander Escort Flotilla Four, and Indian Naval ships by R Adm Sanjay Bhalla, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet. Watch this video for more details.