Samudra Shakti-23

Samudra Shakti-23

Samudra Shakti-23, the bilateral exercise between India and Indonesia, commenced on 14th May in Indonesia. The indigenously built anti-submarine warfare corvette INS Kavaratti is taking part in this exercise.

The 4th edition of Samudra Shakti-23 will last till 19th May. 

Objectives of Samudra Shakti-23

Exercise Samudra Shakti is aimed at enhancing interoperability, jointness and mutual cooperation between the navies of India and Indonesia. By conducting joint exercises and sharing best practices, the navies aim to strengthen their operational capabilities and foster regional peace and stability.

Harbor and Sea Phases of the Exercise

The Harbour phase will comprise Cross deck visits, professional Interactions, Subject Matter Expert Exchanges, and sports fixtures.

During the Sea Phase, weapon firing, Helicopter Operations, Anti-submarine warfare & air defence exercises and boarding operations are planned. 

Key Takeaway

  • Samudra Shakti -23 is showcasing the high level of interoperability between the two navies and their shared commitment towards peace and stability in the region.