In­dia, US and Ja­pan plan joint naval ex­er­cises

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In­dia and the US plan to con­duct naval ex­er­cises ( Mal­abar) in the Bay of Ben­gal in July 2017, this time joined by Ja­pan’s Mar­itime Self-De­fence Force. A plan­ning con­fer­ence is to be held in the US to con­firm the dates and list war­ships that will take part in the ex­er­cise, fol­lowed by a fi­nal plan­ning con­fer­ence in In­dia. The ex­er­cises could in­clude par­tic­i­pa­tion of air­craft car­ri­ers, nu­cle­ar­pow­ered sub­marines and front­line war­ships, as well as P-8s of the In­dian and US navies.

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