Surface Forces: The Indian Fleet Shows Up Off The Coast of Japan

Archives

p>

April 28, 2007: The Indian navy has arrived in the Sea of Japan, and is taking part in training exercises with Russian warships. The Indian flotilla consists of three destroyers, a corvette and an oiler (tanker). For the training exercises, Russia supplied two destroyers, a diesel-electric submarine, a coastal missile boat, plus aircraft and several support ships.

 

Since 2003, the Russian and Indian navies have, every two years, sent ships for joint training exercises. India has been a major customer for Russian weapons since the 1960s. This includes warships, as well as aircraft and land systems.

 

 

 

Article Archive

Surface Forces : Current 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2000 1999 


X

wreath Help Save the Content Elves Christmas!
 

Christmas is around the corner. StrategyPage needs your help to make it a merry one for our content elves. Because of falling ad revenues and the owners of the site wanting you to have a good experience, the content elves may recieve no gifts from Santa Dunnigan.

What can you do to help the content elves have a merry Christmas? There are three possibilities:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage. A contribution is not a donation that you can deduct at tax time, but a form of crowdfunding. We store none of your information when you contribute..

Drake appreciates any help you can give him.

Subscribe   Contribute   Close