Varuna-23 : Bilateral Naval Exercise
The 21st edition of the India-France bilateral naval exercise ‘Varuna-23’ took place in the Arabian Sea. This exercise involved guided missile frigates, a tanker, Maritime Patrol Aircraft, and helicopters from both the Indian and French Navies.
- His exercise has a long history, dating back to 1993, and has evolved into a symbol of the strong India-France strategic relationship, providing a platform for learning and cooperation in maritime security.
- Other defence Exercises between India and France:
- Varuna – Naval exercise
- Desert Knight-21and Garuda (Air exercise)
- Shakti – Army exercise