8th edition of JIMEX-24 kicks off in Yokosuka

India-Japan joint maritime exercise “JIMEX – 24” is being conducted at Yokosuka, Japan.

India-Japan joint maritime exercise “JIMEX-24” is being conducted at Yokosuka, Japan.

Key highlights of JIMEX-24

  • Indian Navy’s indigenously built stealth frigate INS Shivalik arrived at Yokosuka, Japan to participate in JIMEX-24.
  • It was welcomed by Vice Admiral ITO Hiroshi, Commander JMSDF Yokosuka District and Ambassador of India to Japan Sibi George.
  • The joint exercise includes both harbour and sea phases.
  • The harbour phase will include naval activities, sports and social engagement programmes.
  • The navies of the two countries will then jointly try to enhance their warfare skills at sea and enhance their capabilities through complex multi-dimensional operational manoeuvres in surface, sub-surface and air domains.
  • The 8th JIMEX is being represented by INS Shivalik and the Japanese Navy is being represented by Guided Missile Destroyer JS Yugiri.

The India-Japan joint maritime exercise was initiated in the year 2012. The eighth edition of JIMAX is being held in 2024. With its growing reach and increased friendly exercise activities over the years, JIMAX-24 provides an opportunity for both countries to learn from each other’s best practices. It facilitates operational interaction between the Indian Navy and the Japanese Navy to promote mutual cooperation and reaffirm their shared commitment to maritime security in the Indo-Pacific region.


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