INS Sumedha Mission Deployed At Maputo, Mozambique

  • Part of the ongoing Extended Operational Deployment to Africa.
  • The Naval Ship arrived at Maputo, Mozambique on 21 November 2023.
  • Aimed at strengthening long-standing diplomatic relations, reinforcing maritime cooperation and boosting interoperability between both navies.
  • Professional interactions, cross-deck visits, planning conferences and Joint EEZ surveillance are scheduled.
  • INS Sumedha is part of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet based at Visakhapatnam.
  • It functions under the operational command of the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command.
  • It is equipped with several weapon systems, sensors, state-of-the-art navigation and communication systems/Electronic Warfare suits.
  • It has undertaken various Fleet support operations, coastal and offshore patrolling, ocean surveillance and HADR missions in the past.
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