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Visit of Indian Naval Ships to Kingdom of Bahrain: 14 – 17 Aug 23
By Sea and Coast | 16/08/2023
Indian Naval ships Visakhapatnam and Deepak under the Command of Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet,  Rear Admiral Vineet McCarty, are visiting Port Mina Salman, Bahrain from 14 – 17 Aug 23.
During the visit, Indian Navy ships will undertake professional interactions with the Royal Bahrain Naval Force on various aspects of maritime operations and share best practices aimed at enhancing cooperation and strengthening ties between the two Navies. Additionally, the ships shall celebrate the 77th Independence Day of India and engage with the Royal Bahrain Navy personnel in various sporting and cultural events.
    The visit will culminate with a Maritime Partnership Exercise (MPX) on departure from Mina Salman. The exercise is aimed at enhancing naval co-operation, augmenting interoperability and reaffirming maritime safety and security in the region.
INS Visakhapatnam and INS Deepak are commanded by Captain Ashok Rao and Captain Subhal Nathan.