INS Sumedha

Updated November 8th, 2023 at 18:01 IST

Indian Navy's INS Sumedha conducts successful Maritime Partnership Exercise in Angola

INS Sumedha's port call to Luanda, Angola, and the subsequent Maritime Partnership Exercise aim to enhance naval cooperation.

Reported by: Yuvraj Tyagi

1/8: As part of its ongoing deployment in the Gulf of Guinea, INS Sumedha, a vessel of the Indian Navy, conducted a three-day port call to Luanda, Angola, commencing on November 3, 2023./ Image: Indian Navy

2/8: The MPX with the Angolan Navy on November 7, 2023, with the primary objective of enhancing naval cooperation and strengthening interoperability between the two maritime forces. / Image: Indian Navy

3/8: During the port call, the crew of INS Sumedha engaged in professional interactions with their counterparts in the Angolan Navy./ Image: Indian Navy

4/8: The CO of INS Sumedha also met with VAdm Joa’o Pedro Adao Cambole, Commander of the Luanda Naval Base, and Me Leidy Cussomba, Vice Director of the National Directorate for National Defence Policy./ Image: Indian Navy

5/8: The ship was open for visitors, including members of the Indian Diaspora, facilitating cultural exchange and fostering connections between communities./ Image: Indian Navy

6/8: The highlight of this collaboration was the Maritime Partnership Exercise (MPX) that took place on November 7, 2023./ Image: Indian Navy

7/8: The MPX serves as a platform for the exchange of best practices and the refinement of professional skills./ Image: Indian Navy

8/8: This exercise strengthens the bonds of friendship and partnership between the Indian Navy and the Angolan Navy. / Image: Indian Navy

Published November 8th, 2023 at 18:01 IST