The Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet ships, under the command of Rear Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, VSM, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet (FOCEF), are on a two month long operational deployment to South East Asia and Southern Indian Ocean.
As part of the deployment, two of the Indian warships, INS Ranvir and INS Kamorta, entered Sihanoukville, Cambodia and the other two warships, INS Satpura and INS Shakti, entered Sattahip, Thailand today on a four day visit.
The visit is aimed at strengthening bilateral ties between the two countries as well as fostering inter-operability between the navies of these two nations.
On departure from Sihanoukville, INS Ranvir and INS Kamorta will exercise with the Cambodian Navy for enhancing interoperability in Maritime Operations including Search and Rescue. These ships have visited Singapore, Jakarta (Indonesia), Freemantle (Australia) and Kuantan (Malaysia) during deployment. During this deployment two warships also participated in the bilateral exercise SIMBEX-15 with the Royal Singapore Navy from 20-26 May 15.
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