INS Satpura and a maritime patrol aircraft of the Indian Navy have reached Darwin in Australia to take part in multinational Exercise Kakadu-2022, hosted by the Royal Australian Navy.
INS Satpura and P-8I Maritime Patrol Aircraft reached Darwin on Monday. The two-week-long exercise, both in harbour and sea, involves ships and maritime aircraft from 14 navies.
Meanwhile, the defence ministry has said the Indian Air Force contingent participating in Exercise Pitch Black 22 in Australia has returned after successful participation in the multinational exercise.
Exercise Pitch Black 22 was hosted by the Royal Australian Air Force at its Darwin Air Base. Spanning over a durationof three weeks, the exercise saw the participation of 17 Air Forces and over 2500 military personnel. The IAF contingent included four Su-30 MKI & two C-17 aircraft.