The sea phase of AIME 2023 successfully concluded on 8th May 2023 in the South China Sea.
The harbour phase of the Inaugural ASEAN-India Maritime Exercise was held at Changi Naval Base (2-4 May) and the sea phase was held in the South China Sea (7-8 May). Approximately 1400 personnel manning nine ships participated in the Sea Phase of the multilateral naval exercise.
The Sea Phase demonstrated the ability of Indian and ASEAN navies to operate as an integrated force to promote peace, stability and security in the region.
AIME 2023 provided an opportunity for Indian Navy and ASEAN navies to work together closely and conduct seamless operations in the maritime domain.
INS Delhi and INS Satpura were part of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet based at Visakhapatnam.
INS Delhi is India’s first indigenously built guided missile destroyer.
INS Satpura is an indigenously built guided missile stealth frigate.