India, Australia signal doc to spice up naval ties

Chiefs of the Indian and Australian navies on Wednesday signed a steering doc to streamline interplay between the 2 forces at varied ranges.

The Navy stated in a press release that the signing ceremony for the ‘Joint Steerage for the Australia-India Navy to Navy Relationship’ doc was held by way of videconference between Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh, and Admiral Michael J Noonan, Chief of Navy, Australian Navy.

Australia and India, together with the US and Japan are members of the four-nation Quadrilateral Safety Dialogue, or the Quad, which has irked China. The navies of the 4 Quad nations can even take part within the Malabar Naval Train later this yr.