17th Indian Navy – French Navy Staff Talks was held from 06 - 07 Feb 2024 at New Delhi. The meeting was cochaired by Rear Admiral Nirbhay Bapna, ACNS (FCI) and Rear Admiral Jean Marc Durandau, Director International Engagements, FN. The Talks witnessed active participation from both sides. Major discussions included operations, training, SME exchanges etc. Both sides also acknowledged the growing cooperation between two Navies and agreed to enhance collaboration and interoperability in maritimedomain. On the sidelines of Staff Talks, Rear Admiral Jean Marc Durandau called on Vice Admiral Tarun Sobti, DCNS on 07 Feb 2024 and underscored the high level of synergy and interoperability between IN and FN. The Admiral also visited IFCIOR on 06 Feb 2024.