Australia and India conclude naval exercise in Indian Ocean

HMAS Hobart sails with Indian Navy Ships Karmuk and Sahyadri while conducting passage exercise in the Northeast Indian Ocean. Credit: LSIS Christopher Szumlanski. The deployment demonstrates Australia’s enduring commitment to the security and stability of the Indo-Pacific and to sustaining strong and positive defence relationships with regional nations. All parts of the deployment are being conducted in accordance with COVID-19 safety measures.