Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Navy plans Mega Naval drill in Bay of Bengal with US and Japan

Navy plans Mega Naval drill in Bay of Bengal with US and Japan

     The Indian Navy officials confirms this years Malabar Exercise hosted in Bay of Bengal with the Participation of US and Japanese Naval Ships and Aircrafts, it's earlier reported that Indian Government slowly losing the Japanese partnership after some failed negotiations both from Indian and Japanese side, also reported this years Malabar Exercise also limited with American warships, but discussion with US and Japanese officials in Hawaii last week, all three agreed to hold a Bigger version of Malabar Exercise off the Bay of Bengal Coast,

    This is the second time Navy planning a Huge Drill in Bay of Bengal earlier in 2007, The Indian Navy along with US, Japan, Singapore and Australia, more than 25 ships participated in the Naval drill along with huge number of Aircrafts, the US Navy fielded 13 Warships include two aircrafts,  and Indian Navy fielded eight warship including the Aircraft Carrier Viraat, Japan and Australia comes with two ships each and Singapore comes with a Single Ship,

     Such a Huge Number of Warship in bay of Bengal irked the Chinese so much, where China in talks with the Bangladesh and Myanmar to get accesses to Bay of Bengal, The US warships almost explored almost entire Bay of Bengal with the Assistance of Indian Navy makes the Chinese not happy, because of the US presence in their weak side.

    And this is the Second time the US, Japan Hands with the Navy to deploy their ships along with Indian Navy in Bay of Bengal, it's also mentioned that Both foreigners will come with a huge numbers of Warship and extend the Drill days from 10 days to 15 or so, which is still not confirmed, The Countries also requested Australia to join the Drill, but they didn't get positive news from it.

   Earlier PM Modi and Obama agreed to boost the Exercise Malabar with more participant and more number of Warships.

    The meeting in Hawai mainly to discuss the co operation between the US along with Japan India, to exchange the views on a broad range of regional and Global issues of mutual interest. which is super headed by the US official. they not only discussed the exercise but it addressed a variety of variety of issues, including multilateral institutions in the Asia-Pacific, maritime security, and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.

     The Japan Navy already participated several times in back in the years, but all the time only limited warships.with the increase of relationship between India and rival against China, It's expected Japan will field more Number of Warships.

    The Meeting doesn't stated the exact date of the Drill and number of warships, which will be discussed later with the Representing Navy's.

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