New Delhi: On Monday India, Japan and America carried out joint naval exercises in the Indian Ocean. This exercise will last from July 10 to July 17. This naval exercise will give continuous sleepiness to china in the coming days

18 warships (5 US, 11 from India and 2 from Japan) dozens of fighter jets, 2 submarines (India and the US ) reconnaissance aircraft are taking part in the exercise at Chennai coast in the Bay of Bengal.

In view of China's expansionist policy and its growing steps in the disputed Southern China Sea, the warfare of India, the US and Japan's navies in the Indian Ocean is being considered as a significant strategic point of view for India. This practice done since 1992, when Malabar exercise series started between India and US navies. The scope of this multi-faceted practice with the participation of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JEMSDIF), has become more powerful and is constantly expanding.

China is in nervousness with the combined maneuvers of India, America and Japan in Malabar. An English newspaper in China publishing a report on 'Malabar Warfare' said that this maneuvers is a threat to China's security. Although the Chinese Foreign Ministry had given their reaction to India on Friday, they had no objection to this practice, but they hope that all this will be for the peace of the region.

Vikramaditya will be the biggest attraction of this exercise from India. Aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, after joining Navy in 2013. It is equipped with MiG-29 fighter jets and has joined this kind of full military exercise for the first time. The US fleet includes one million tonnes of aircraft carrier USS Nimitz, Nuclear Power-powered USS Nimitz, FA-18 Fighter Jets.

Apart from this, US Navy's USS - includes the Jacksonville submarine and P8A aircraft, including Princeton, Howard, Shawp, Kidde Warship. If you look at Japan's warlike fleet, then it has 27,000 tonnes helicopter carrier izumo are included. The Indian Navy has 11 warships alongside INS Vikramaditya.

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