Indian Naval Ship Sumedha visited Port Klang in Malaysia
As part of the Indian Navy's long-range operational deployment, Indian Naval Ship, INS Sumedha on 27 August visited Port Klang of Malaysia.
IMPORTANT FACTS -
- The ship is on its return route from Perth, Australia, where it participated in the Aazadi ka Amrit Mahotsaw.
It aims to strengthen bilateral ties, enhance maritime cooperation and inter-operability between the Indian and Royal Malaysian Navies.
Both the navies are cooperating on various fronts and playing a vital role in ensuring maritime defence and security.
INS Sumedha is also scheduled to participate in a maritime partnership exercise with ships of the Royal Malaysian Navy.
Port Klang is the largest port of Malaysia.
About INS Sumedha :
It is an indigenously built Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel.
It has been deployed for multiple roles apart from independent and fleet operations.
It is part of the Eastern Fleet of the Indian Navy based at Visakhapatnam.
It functions under the operational command of the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command.
This is the third ship of the Indigenous Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel (NOPV) project to be inducted into the Indian Navy.
The ship is designed and built by Goa Shipyard Limited.
The main role of the ship is EEZ surveillance, anti-piracy patrol, providing maritime security to offshore assets and escort operations for high value assets.
About Malaysia :
Prime Minister - Ismail Sabri Yaakob
Capital - Kuala Lumpur
Currency - Malaysian ringgit
Official Language - Malay
Official Religion - Islam
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