FIFTH EDITION OF JAPAN-INDIA BILATERAL MARITIME EXERCISE ‘JIMEX’
The fifth edition of India – Japan Maritime Bilateral Exercise, JIMEX, between the Indian Navy (IN) and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), will commence from today i.e 6th of October in Arabian Sea and will be concluded on 8th of October 2021. JIMEX series of activities started in January 2012 with exceptional spotlight on oceanic security collaboration. The last version of JIMEX was led in September 2020.
Natively constructed Guided Missile Stealth Destroyer Kochi and Guided Missile Frigate Teg, under the order of Rear Admiral Ajay Kochhar, Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet, will address the Indian Navy. The Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force will be addressed by JMSDF(Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force) ships Kaga, an Izumo Class Helicopter Carrier and Murasame, a Guided Missile Destroyer, driven by Rear Admiral IkeuchiIzuru, Commander Escort Flotila – 3 (CCF-3). Notwithstanding ships, P8I Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft, Dornier Maritime Patrol Aircraft, indispensable helicopters and MiG 29K contender airplane will likewise take part in the activity.FOLLOW