Wednesday, July 17, 2024

INS Shivalik Reaches Pearl Harbour To Participate in RIMPAC-24 Exercise – N.F Times

The Indian multi-role stealth frigate INS Shivalik, has arrived at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii to participate in the 29th edition of the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, the world’s largest naval exercise.

The Indian Navy posted on X, “Indian Navy’s indigenous stealth frigate INS Shivalik has arrived at Pearl Harbour, Hawaii to participate in 29th edition of Exercise Rim of the Pacific RIMPAC24. Harbour Phase, 27 Jun – 07 Jul, will include Professional Interactions, Cross Deck Visits, insightful workshops & team building sessions”.

From June 27 to July 7, the harbour phase of the exercise will feature multiple symposiums, exercise planning discussions, sports competitions, and reciprocal deck visits. The sea phase of RIMPAC-24 is divided into three sub-phases, during which ships will engage in basic and advanced-level integration exercises.

Spanning over six weeks, RIMPAC-24 aims to enhance interoperability and build trust among the navies of participating friendly foreign countries. Approximately 29 countries are taking part in this multi-dimensional exercise, led by the US Navy.

The participation of INS Shivalik in RIMPAC-24, located 9000 Nautical Miles from the Indian coast, is a testament to the Indian Navy’s operational capabilities worldwide.

INS Shivalik is a 6000-tonne guided missile stealth frigate, indigenously designed and built in India.

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