“Malabar”: India-US naval field training exercise to start
India and the US to start their next round of “Malabar” naval war-games in the Bay of Bengal on November 5, 2013. The exercise will be held from November 5, 2013 till November 11, 2013.
The US Navy will deploy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS McCampbell and P3C maritime patrol aircraft, etc. While, the Indian Navy will deploy its stealth frigate INS Shivalik, guided missile destroyer INS Ranvijay and TU-142M maritime reconnaissance aircraft, etc.
“Malabar” is on a regular basis planned bilateral naval field training exercise between Indian and US Navy. The exercise has grown in both scope and complexity over the years and it will feature both ashore and at-sea training.