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Eastern Fleet Ships on goodwill visit to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Visakhapatnam, Sept 12 (UNI) In pursuance of Government of India’s ‘Act East’ policy and Indian Navy’s commitment to the vision of safe and secure seas for growth of all as also being the first responder in the region, ships of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet with Rear Admiral Suraj Berry, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet embarked onboard are on an operational deployment to South China Sea, South East Asia and East China Sea.

Indigenously designed and built frontline warships of Eastern Fleet, INS Sahyadri, a stealth frigate and INS Kiltan, an anti-submarine corvette arrived o Kota Kinabalu on Thursday on a five-day visit to Malaysia.

Indian Navy ships would operate with the Royal Malaysia Navy towards strengthening bilateral relations and enhancing interoperabilty between navies of our two friendly nations.,Eastern Naval Command (ENC) said in a release here on Thursday.
The ships will be participating in Indian Navy – Royal Malaysian Navy bilateral exercise, Samudra Lakshmana.

During the harbour and sea phases of the exercise from Thursday to Sep 16, ships would work together to validate mutual understanding, strengthen interoperability and standard common operating procedures for Maritime Security Operations, the release said.

During their stay in harbour, besides official calls, professional/social interaction, sports fixtures, guided tours for Indian Navy personnel, community welfare activities would be undertaken and both ships would be open to visitors/locals.

At sea, ships would undertake tactical maneuvers, seamanship evolutions, and maritime security operations and cross deck flying, the release added.

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