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JIMEX 20 Maritime Exercise

  • 26 Sep 2020
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The 4th edition of India - Japan Maritime bilateral exercise JIMEX will be held in the North Arabian Sea from 26th - 28th September 2020.

Key Points

  • About JIMEX Exercise:
    • JIMEX series of exercises commenced in January 2012 with special focus on maritime security cooperation.
    • It is conducted biennially between the Indian Navy and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).
    • The last edition of JIMEX was conducted in October 2018 off Visakhapatnam, India.
  • JIMEX 20:
    • Multi-faceted tactical exercises involving weapon firings, cross deck helicopter operations and complex surface, anti-submarine and air warfare drills will consolidate coordination developed by the two navies.
    • Indigenously built stealth destroyer Chennai, Teg Class stealth frigate Tarkash and Fleet Tanker Deepak will represent the Indian Navy.
    • P8I Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft will also participate in the exercise.
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