Indra Navy 2016 exercise

The joint naval exercises were also held in 2005, 2007, 2014 and 2015.

The joint naval exercises were also held in 2005, 2007, 2014 and 2015.

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The Indian side commanded the exercises this year.
India-Russia Indra Navy 2016 drills were held in the Bay of Bengal on December 14-21.
Some 500 servicemen were engaged in the drills.
The drills involved ship-based helicopters.
The Indian side commanded the exercises.
The squadron of the Russian Pacific Fleet included the large anti-submarine ship Admiral Tributs and the Boris Butom tanker ship.
The Indian Navy was represented by INS Ranvir a guided missile destroyer, INS Satpura an indigenous frigate and INS Kamorta an indigenous Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) corvette.
In the course of the drills, the participants fired reactive depth charges at a simulated enemy submarine in the Bay of Bengal.
The first joint Russian-Indian naval drills were held in 2003.
The official ceremony and debriefing took place on board of Indian INS Satpura frigate.