Indian, French navies conduct exercise in Atlantic


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Aug 01, 2022 12:57 IST

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): The Indian Navy’s guided-missile frigate INS Tarkash, whereas on her long-range abroad deployment, carried out a Maritime Partnership Train (MPX) with French naval ships within the North Atlantic Ocean on July 29 and 30.
INS Tarkash and French Fleet Tanker FNS Somme carried out a replenishment at sea, adopted by cooperative air operations with the maritime surveillance plane Falcon 50, participating in a number of mock missile engagements and air defence drills.
The profitable conduct of those floor and aerial workouts symbolise the excessive diploma of professionalism and interoperability that exists between the 2 navies. India and France are maritime nations with dynamic maritime financial system sectors like marine know-how and scientific analysis, fisheries, port and delivery, to call a couple of. Possessing huge unique financial zones, their destiny is carefully linked to the ocean and the ocean.

Earlier on July 29, INS Tarkash accomplished her Mediterranean deployment and entered the Atlantic to proceed along with her long-range voyage.
In line with the Indian Navy, the ship participated in a Maritime Partnership Train within the Atlantic with Royal Morocco Naval Ship Hassan 2, a Floreal Class Corvette on July 26.
Workouts carried out included man overboard drills, go to board Search and seizure operations, approaches for replenishment at sea, tactical manoeuvres and helicopter cross deck landings.
Notably, INS Tarkash is on her passage to South America to go to Rio Di Janeiro, Brazil to hoist the Nationwide Flag on August 15, as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. (ANI)