US Navy, Indian Navy undertake anti-submarine exercises in Arabian Sea

PANAJI: A United States Navy (USN) P-8A Poseidon lengthy vary maritime reconnaissance airplane, with a workforce of 21 US Navy officials, participated in anti-submarine conflict exercises at INS Hansa. The Indian Navy’s P-8i airplane also participated within the joint drills which concluded on Thursday.

The P-8A Poseidon arrived on its maiden seek advice from to INS Hansa on October 22 for the 2 day workout. The United States Naval Attaché to India Captain Ray Owens and detachment commander Commander Micheal Bulkot met Flag Officer Commanding Goa Area (FOGA) Rear Admiral Philipose Pynumootil all through the seek advice from of the USA workforce to Goa.

The US naval detachment comprised 21 members together with two women technicians.


Both the P-8l and P-8A maritime reconnaissance airplane had been manufactured through Boeing in keeping with the Boeing 737 commercial airplane. The maritime airplane have a range of 8300 kilometers and pace in excess of 900 kmph.


“The Indian Navy had procured eight Boeing P-8i airplane concurrent with United Navy’s induction of P-8A airplane. Indian Navy is also inducting 4 extra of those airplane starting off 2020,” a naval officer said.


People’s Liberation Army-Navy (PLAN) has many times deployed submarines within the Indian Ocean and the gulf of Aden, in toughen of its anti-piracy operations. The Indian Navy has been preserving an in depth watch at the presence of the Chinese naval submarines.


The P-8i airplane are an important for the Indian Navy to monitor the presence of submarines within the neighboring waters.
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