IBSAMAR begins in Indian Ocean

Exercises will cover everything from anti-submarine warfare to search and rescue.

‘Exercise IBSAMAR’: India, South Africa, Brazil naval ships in Goa today

Panaji: The fifth edition of ‘Exercise IBSAMAR’ between Brazil, India and South Africabegins Friday off the country’s west coast with the harbour phase being conducted at Goa.

This is the first time that ‘Exercise IBSAMAR’ is being conducted in Indian waters and it will conclude on February 29. All previous editions were held off South Africa, Navy said in a release.

The primary aim of this exercise is to increase interoperability amongst the three navies as well as develop common understanding and procedures for maritime security operations, it said.

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Source: zeenews.india.com

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