Indian Naval fighter jets conducted joint maneuvers with American counterparts on Thursday in the Malabar Naval Maneuvers.
It operates in the Indian Ocean region. Along with fighter planes, INS Vikramaditya is also participating from India. The Indian Navy's MiG-29K and maritime patrol aircraft P-8I participated in it along with the US Navy's F-18 and AEW aircraft E2C. The Quad of Navies is a security forum that includes India, the United States, Japan, and Australia. As part of the second phase, this exercise is being conducted in the Indian Ocean region from 17 to 20 November.
Earlier in the first phase, this exercise took place in the Bay of Bengal from November 3 to 6. This series of Malabar exercises began between India and the US in 1992. This is currently happening in the midst of an ongoing deadlock from China on the Line of Actual Control for several months.