Successful Conclusion of JIMEX 23: Indian Navy and JMSDF Strengthen Maritime Cooperation in Bay of Bengal

The 7th edition of Japan India Maritime Exercise 2022 (JIMEX 23) hosted by the Indian Navy has concluded in the Bay of Bengal, with the two sides bidding farewell to each other with a customary steampast. The Indian Naval ships Delhi, Kamorta, and Shakti, under the command of RAdm Gurcharan Singh, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, and the Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) ship Samidare, under the command of RAdm Nishiyama Takahiro, Commander Escort Flotilla One, participated in the six-day-long exercise.


JIMEX 23 witnessed complex exercises, jointly undertaken by the two navies. Both sides engaged in advanced-level exercises in all three domains of maritime warfare – surface, subsurface, and air. Besides ships and their integral helicopters, the exercise also witnessed the participation of fighter aircraft, maritime patrol aircraft, and a submarine. JIMEX 23 ended on a high note, revalidating common procedures and enhancing interoperability between the Indian Navy and JMSDF.



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