After Talking Peace With China, India Steps Up Military Ties With Japan

The Indian and Japanese armies will plan joint anti-terrorism exercises for the first time next year.

Japan, which participated in the Malabar Naval exercises with the US and India in the Bay of Bengal this year, wants to step up its level of engagement in these war games by sending across its state-of-the-art P-1 anti-submarine warfare aircraft, the most sophisticated of its class presently operated by its Navy.

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What’s more, the navies of both countries will train together in anti-submarine warfare and anti-mine warfare exercises, which could see the India deploy its US-built P-8-I anti-submarine jets to Japanese naval bases for the very first time.

After Talking Peace With China, India Steps Up Military Ties With Japan