Bangladesh-US Joint Naval Exercise held in Chattogram

Bangladesh-US Joint Naval Exercise Held in Chattogram

The ‘Tiger Shark 40’ joint naval exercise between Bangladesh and the United States has begun at BNS Nirvik in Chattogram. The primary objective of this exercise is to strengthen the strategic capabilities of both nations and facilitate the exchange of technical and procedural knowledge between them.

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As per the Bangladesh Inter Services Press Relations (ISPR) press release, the joint exercise aims to strengthen the already positive relations between the armed forces of Bangladesh and the United States. The training, led by Commodore Swords Command, involved the participation of Special Forces from both countries. Rear Admiral Abdullah AL Mamun Chowdhury, Commander of Chattogram Naval Area, honored the event as the Chief Guest, and representatives from the US Embassy in Bangladesh were also present. The exercise was attended by officials from various departments, including the Armed Forces Department, Army, Navy, and Chittagong Naval Region, as well as invited guests.

Important Naval Exercises of India

S.No.Name of the ExerciseParticipating CountriesLocation
1AL-MOHED AL-HINDI 2023Indian and Saudi ArabiaArabian Sea
2Tropex-23Indian Navy’s biggest-ever biennial exercise. Of  Indian Army, the Indian Air Force, and the Coast GuardIndian Ocean
3Exercise La Perouse – 2023Royal Australian Navy, French Navy, Indian Navy, Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force, Royal Navy, and the United States NavyIndian Ocean Region
4Exercise Sea Dragon – 23India, USA, Japan, Canada, and South KoreaGuam, USA
5Konkan – 23India and United KingdomKonkan Coast, India
6ASEAN-India Maritime Exercise 2023India and the ASEANSouth China Sea
7CORPAT (35th Edition)Indo-Thai Naval ExerciseAndaman Sea
8Samudra Shakti – 23 (4th edition) India-Indonesia Bilateral exerciseSouth China Sea
9SLINEX-23India and SrilankaColombo


What is the name of the Naval exercise between the USA and India?

One of the prominent naval exercises conducted between the United States and India is called the “Malabar Naval Exercise.” The Malabar exercise is a series of joint naval exercises that have been taking place since 1992. Initially, it involved only the United States and India, but over the years, it has expanded to include other countries like Japan and Australia, making it a multilateral exercise. The Malabar Naval Exercise aims to enhance interoperability, maritime security, and regional stability in the Indo-Pacific region.

What is the name of the Naval exercise between Bangladesh and India?

The naval exercise between Bangladesh and India is called “Bongosagar.” Bongosagar is a bilateral maritime exercise conducted between the navies of both countries. The exercise aims to strengthen maritime cooperation, interoperability, and mutual understanding between the Bangladesh Navy and the Indian Navy. It involves various training activities, such as surface warfare exercises, air defense drills, tactical maneuvers, communication procedures, and search and rescue operations. The Bongosagar naval exercise plays a crucial role in promoting maritime security and fostering closer defense ties between Bangladesh and India.


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