Indian Naval ships visit Da Nang, Vietnam


As part of Indian Navy’s deployment to ASEAN countries, Indian Naval ships Delhi and Satpura, under the command of Rear Admiral Gurcharan Singh, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, arrived at Da Nang, Vietnam in May 23. The ships were accorded a warm welcome by the Vietnam People’s Navy.

The visit was aimed at strengthening bilateral ties & enhancing cooperation between the navies of both countries. During the visit, personnel from both the navies will engage in a wide range of professional interactions, deck visits, social interactions and sports fixtures, to further strengthen their bonds of friendship.

Earlier, both ships participated in the inaugural edition of the ASEAN – India Maritime Exercise (AIME) aimed at promoting maritime cooperation, enhancing trust and confidence between ASEAN navies and Indian Navy.

The ships are also scheduled to exercise with the Vietnam People’s Navy at sea to share best practices and enhance interoperability.