India-Saudi Arabia Bilateral Maritime Exercise Al Mohed Al Hindi 23 Concludes

Indian Navy

New Delhi: The sea phase of second edition of bilateral exercise Al Mohed Al Hindi 23′, between Indian Navy and Royal Saudi Naval Force (RSNF) was held from May 23 – 25, 2023 off Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia.

INS Tarkash, Subhadra and Dornier Maritime Patrol aircraft (MPA) participated in exercise from the Indian side. The RSNF was represented by HMS Badr and Abdul Aziz, MH 60R helo and UAV.

The three-day exercise at sea witnessed a wide spectrum of maritime operations. The exercise culminated with debrief at sea followed by traditional steam past.

The successful conduct of ‘Al Mohed Al Hindi 23’ showcased high degree of professionalism, interoperability and exchanges of best practises between the two navies. The bilateral exercise met all its objectives and both sides intend to graduate to more advanced level of exercises in the next edition.