Indra 2018 wraps

The exercise took place across two phases in the Bay of Bengal.

Russia, India Conclude Indra Navy 2018 Naval Exercise

By Ankit Panda

On Sunday, the navies of India and Russia concluded a major bilateral naval exercise, Indra Navy 2018, in the Bay of Bengal. Ten warships from both sides, including one Indian Navy submarine, participated in the exercise, according to the Indian Ministry of Defense.

This year’s exercise was the 10th iteration of the Indra Navy series between the two countries. The exercise follows a visit to Russia by Admiral Sunil Lanba, the chief of naval staff for the Indian Navy. Lanba visited Russia from November 26 to 29 to discuss bilateral military cooperation and exercises, including the Indra Navy series.

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