Exercise MALABAR 2017
The 21st edition of Ex Malabar was conducted at/ off the port of the East Coast of India from 09-17 July 2017. IN, US Navy and the Japan Maritime Self - Defence Force (JMSDF) participated in the exercise. The primary objective of the exercise was to enhance maritime cooperation and interoperability amongst the participating navies. A total of 16 ships, 02 submarines, 95 aircraft, Marine Commandos (MARCOs) and Special Forces (SFs) participated in the exercise.
INS Vikramaditya and USS Nimitz during MALABAR 2017