The Indian Navy’s P-8I aircraft concludes its participation in Ex SeaDragon-24 at Guam, showcasing enhanced interoperability through anti-submarine warfare drills with US, Australian, Japanese, and Korean maritime forces.
New Delhi, January 28, 2024 – In a successful culmination of a week-long naval exercise, the Indian Navy’s P-8I maritime surveillance aircraft has returned after participating in Ex SeaDragon-24 at Guam. The dedicated Indian Naval crew played a pivotal role in boosting interoperability during this multilateral exercise, engaging with counterparts from the US Navy, Australian Air Force, Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Forces, and the Republic of Korea Navy.
The collaborative efforts primarily focused on honing anti-submarine warfare drills and tactics, showcasing the commitment of the Indian Navy to strengthen ties with international maritime forces. The participation in Ex SeaDragon-24 not only allowed for the exchange of expertise but also fostered camaraderie among the naval personnel from different nations.
The successful completion of this exercise underscores India’s commitment to enhancing maritime security and cooperation on a global scale. The valuable experience gained through joint exercises like these contributes significantly to the overall preparedness and effectiveness of naval forces in addressing shared challenges in the maritime domain.