INS Satpura reaches Darwin in Australia to take part in multinational Exercise Kakadu

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  • On September 12, 2022, INS Satpura and P8I Maritime Patrol Aircraft arrive in Darwin in  Australia to Participate in Multinational Naval Ex Kakadu hosted by the Royal Australian Navy.
  • The two-week-long Exercise, both in harbour and sea, involves ships and maritime aircraft from 14 Navies.
  • Meanwhile, the defence ministry has said the Indian Air Force contingent participating in Exercise Pitch Black 22 in Australia has returned after successful participation in the multinational exercise.
  • Exercise Pitch Black 22 was hosted by the Royal Australian Air Force at its Darwin Air Base. Spanning over a duration of three weeks, the exercise saw the participation of 17 Air Forces and over 2500 military personnel. The IAF contingent included four Su-30 MKI & two C-17 aircraft.

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