Ministry of Defence01-August, 2014 16:00 IST
Maritime Exercise

INS Shivalik was deployed for participation in International Fleet Review (IFR) and Multilateral Maritime Exercise at Qingdao, China from 20-25 April 2014. Though the IFR was cancelled in view of the Search and Rescue mission for the missing Malaysian Airline Flight MH 370, the Multilateral Maritime Exercise was conducted as scheduled on 23-24 April 2014. Ships from India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei participated in the Exercise.

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri Arun Jaitley in a written reply to Dr. P. Venugopal in Lok Sabha today.

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