The 19th edition of the Indian and French Navy bilateral exercise ‘VARUNA-2021’ is scheduled to be conducted in the Arabian Sea from April 25 to 27, 2021. From the Indian Navy’s side, guided missile stealth destroyer INS Kolkata, guided missile frigates INS Tarkash and INS Talwar, Fleet Support Ship INS Deepak, with Seaking 42B and Chetak integral helicopters will participate in the exercise.
Indian Naval Sips (INS) Kolkata and Shakti carried out Group Sail with naval ships of Japan, Philippines and the in the South China Sea from May 3 to May 9. The six-day long Group Sail had participation of six combatants from the four participating countries and included the Guided Missile Destroyer INS Kolkata and FleetContinue reading “INS Kolkata And INS Shakti Conduct Group Sail With Naval Ships of US, Japan & Philippines in South China Sea”
Two Indian Navy warships would be participating in Chinese international fleet review which is to be held at Qingdao on April 23. These naval ships are – the destroyer INS Kolkata and tanker INS Shakti.