The Indian Navy on Friday fired an anti-ship missile from its Guided Missile Corvette INS Kora within the Bay of Bengal. The missile hit the goal at max vary with exact accuracy. The focused ship was severely broken and in flames. The drill mirrored its fight readiness within the strategic sea lanes round India, officers mentioned.
“Anti-ship missile fired by Indian Navy’s Guided Missile Corvette INS Kora hits the target at max range with precise accuracy in Bay of Bengal.
Target ship severely damaged and in flames,” the Navy tweeted.
Last week, the Navy launched a video of an anti-ship missile destroying a sinking ship with “deadly accuracy” someplace within the Arabian Sea.
The missile was fired by frontline corvette INS Prabal as half of a mega drill involving plane service INS Vikramaditya and a quantity of warships, assault helicopters, plane and different belongings of the Navy.
#AntiShip #Missile fired by Indian Navy’s Guided Missile Corvette INS Kora hits the goal at max vary with exact accuracy in Bay of Bengal.
Target ship severely broken & in flames.@indiatvnews @indiannavy @DefenceMinIndia pic.twitter.com/04q3VIyflT
— Manish Prasad (@manishindiatv) October 30, 2020
The Indian Navy has considerably elevated its deployment within the Indian Ocean Region in an try to ship throughout a message to China within the wake of escalation in stress between the 2 international locations over the border standoff in jap Ladakh.
The Indian Navy has participated in a quantity of joint maritime workout routines in the previous couple of weeks, together with a three-day drill with Japanese navy from September 26-28.
Last month, Indian Navy additionally carried out a two-day mega train within the Indian Ocean Region with the Australian Navy that featured a variety of advanced naval manoeuvres, anti-aircraft drills and helicopter operations.
In July, the Indian Navy carried out a army train with a US Navy service strike group led by the nuclear-powered plane service USS Nimitz off the coast of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The USS Nimitz is the world’s largest warship.
(With inputs from PTI)