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Goodwill visit of Indian Naval Ships

Indian Naval Ships Satpura and Kadmatt called at the RSS Singapura Changi Naval Base on a goodwill visit from 14th to 17th September 2017. While in Singapore, the Commanding Officers of the Indian Navy ships called on Shri Jawed Ashraf, High Commissioner of India in Singapore, and Col Tan Kai Cheong, Base Commander and Deputy Fleet Commander of the RSN. Personnel from the two navies also conducting several professional exchanges and cross visits, to foster better mutual understanding and promote closer ties between the two navies. On leaving Singapore, the IN Ships would be conducting an Exercise in Passing (PASSEX) with the Republic of Singapore Navy. Although the IN and RSN conduct high level of bilateral exchanges which includes the annual SIMBEX, this would be the first time the RSN is deploying its assets to conduct PASSEX with the IN in Singapore waters. Exercises planned include gunfiring, fighter aircraft tracking and control, as well as helicopter flying operations.