World’s biggest aircarft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) alongside Ticonderoga-class guided rocket cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59) and Arleigh Burke-class guided rocket destroyers USS Sterett (DDG 104) and USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114), partook in joint maritime activities with the Indian Navy in the Indian Ocean beginning from Tuesday.
The Indian Navy did the activity to test its capacities and be fight prepared against Chinese invasions in the oceans in the midst of the India-China tussle in eastern Ladakh. Resources of the Eastern Naval Command and the Andaman and Nicobar Command of the Indian Navy had been sent in the war games. In the midst of outskirt pressures with China, Indian warships started directing an activity with the US Navy’s atomic controlled USS Nimitz near the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Monday. The USS Nimitz is the world’s biggest warship.
The passing activity or PASSEX is relied upon to proceed for the following two days as US naval force ships go through the south side of Andaman Nicobar Islands, cruising from Malacca Straits and is en route to the Persian Gulf. India is taking a gander at reinforcing its military strategy through the Navy to take on Chinese expansionism in the waters.
Both Indian Navy and the US Navy directed very good quality activities intended to amplify preparing and interoperability, including air protection.
“It was a privilege to operate with the Indian Navy,” said Rear Adm. Jim Kirk, commander, Nimitz Carrier Strike Group. “RADM Vatsayan, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, leads a powerful and highly skilled Fleet. The opportunity to have the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group join with his Fleet for a series of exercises improved our interoperability and is a testimony to the flexibility of both our Navies,”Rear Adm. Jim Kirk, commander, Nimitz carrier strike group.
The Indian Navy has increased its surveillance missions and beefed up operational deployment in the Indian Ocean region in the wake of the country’s bitter border standoff with China in eastern Ladakh.