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Arabian Sea: A view of the Indian Naval Ship Mumbai that entered Duqm, Oman as part of deployment to the Western Arabian Sea and southern Indian Ocean on Sept 20, 2017. (Photo: IANS/DPRO) by .
Arabian Sea: A view of the Indian Naval Ship Mumbai that entered Duqm, Oman as part of deployment to the Western Arabian Sea and southern Indian Ocean

Two Indian naval ships along with one Indian Navy Dornier aircraft will call at Myanmar’s Yangon Port as part of an ongoing exercise between the two nations…reports Asian Lite News

Arabian Sea: A view of the Indian Naval Ship Mumbai that entered Duqm, Oman as part of deployment to the Western Arabian Sea and southern Indian Ocean on Sept 20, 2017. (Photo: IANS/DPRO) by .
Arabian Sea: A view of the Indian Naval Ship Mumbai that entered Duqm, Oman as part of deployment to the Western Arabian Sea and southern Indian Ocean

The three-day call would include activities for the 7th India-Myanmar coordinated patrol that maintains maritime security and enhances operational exchanges between the navies, Global New Light of Myanmar reported.

The two Indian naval ships are INS Kulish and INS Batti Malv.

INS Kulish is an indigenously manufactured Kora class guided missile corvettes commissioned into the navy in 2001, while INS Batti Malv is a fast attack craft with top speed of over 28 knots commissioned in 2006.

In August, INS Khanjar, was also called at Yangon Port, Xinhua news reported. It is a Khukri-class missile corvette that was commissioned in October 1991.