INS Kadmatt Ship Visit in Manila (12 December 2023)

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INS Kadmatt Ship Visit in Manila

(12 December 2023)

Strengthening ‘Bridges of Friendship’ across the oceans, Indian Navy’s indigenously built ASW Corvette INS Kadmatt, on a long range deployment to key Indo-Pacific partner countries, arrived Manila, Philippines on 12 Dec 23 to a warm welcome from the Philippines Navy (PN).

During the Operational Turnaround (OTR), the ship was engaged in various professional engagements with the PN. This included Calls by the Commanding Officer Cdr K Syam Kiran on the Deputy Commander Philippine Fleet, Subject Matter Expert Exchanges between both the Navies’ and Planning Conference held onboard Kadmatt for the Maritime Partnership Exercise (MPX) scheduled on 13 Dec 23.

A ceremonial deck reception was hosted onboard by H.E. Shambhu S Kumaran, Ambassador of India to the Philippines. RAdm Valencia, Vice Commander of the Philippine Navy, senior government officials, Diplomatic Corps and other officers of the PN & the AFP and prominent Indian Diaspora attended the reception.

A Maritime Partnership Exercise (MPX) is scheduled on 13 Dec 23 in the West Philipppine Sea between INS Kadmatt and BRP Ramon Alcaraz to foster maritime cooperation between the two countries and promote common approaches for a rules based order. /span>

Posted on: 13 December 2023