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JIMEX Exercise-24

JIMEX Exercise-24:

JIMEX exercise–24 commenced at Yokosuka in Japan.

  • JIMEX- 2024 is the eighth edition of JIMEX, since its inception in 2012.
  • The exercise includes both harbour and sea phases.
  • The harbour phase will comprise professional, sports and social interactions.
  • During the exercise, navies of both the countries will jointly hone their war fighting skills at sea and enhance their interoperability.
  • Indian Navy’s indigenous Stealth Frigate INS Shivalik is participating in the bilateral maritime exercise. Japan is being represented by the Guided Missile Destroyer JS Yugiri.
  • It provides an opportunity to learn from each other’s best practices and facilitates operational interactions between India and Japan.
  • The exercise also reaffirms their shared commitment towards maritime security in the Indo-Pacific region.