France—Warships Train With Indian, Japanese, U.S. Ships In Indian Ocean

Naval News | 04/07/2021

The French navy is leading a multinational exercise in the eastern Indian Ocean, reports Naval News. The three-day La Perouse exercise, part of France's annual Mission Jeanne D'Arc deployment for midshipmen, began on Monday in the Bay of Bengal. The French amphibious warship Tonnerre and frigate Surcouf are leading the drills. The U.S. Navy amphibious transport dock Somerset; Australian frigate ANZAC and tanker Sirius; Japanese destroyer Akebono; and Indian frigate Satpura, corvette...

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