MALABAR NAVAL EXERCISES
- The Malabar series of exercises began as an annual bilateral naval exercise between India and the US in 1992
- Japan joined the Naval Exercises in
- Malabar 2020 saw the participation of the Australian Navy also.
- The Malabar Naval exercises enhanced synergy, interoperability and coordination between the four country navies.
- The exercises highlight the convergence of views among the participating countries on maritime issues and their shared commitment to an open, inclusive Indo-Pacific and a rules-based international order.
- The 24th edition of Malabar maritime exercise, hosted by Indian Navy in 2020, witnessed the participation by Indian Navy, United States Navy, Japan Maritime Self Defence Force and Royal Australian Navy.