Indian press: For the first time, the MiG-29K aircraft of the Indian Navy will perform joint operations with the F-35B of the British aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth
The Indian press published data on the further plans of the British Navy carrier strike group led by the aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth. In the reports, citing the Indian military command, it is said that the British aircraft carrier is to enter the Indian Ocean in July, where it will take part in Konkan maneuvers. The venue for these maneuvers, which will also involve the ships of the Indian Navy, will be the Bay of Bengal.
In the Indian press:
It is noted that for the first time, the MiG-29K aircraft of the Indian Navy will carry out joint operations with the fifth generation F-35B fighters from the HMS Queen Elizabeth air wing. It is stated that the planes will practice conducting "anti-terrorist operations".
In the reports of the Indian press there was information that submarines of the Indian Navy, as well as an anti-submarine aviation - aircraft P-8i Poseidon.
The exercises of the Indian and British navies will become a kind of prologue to the further advance of the British AUG to the east. It is planned that from the Bay of Bengal, HMS Queen Elizabeth will sail to the South China Sea.
Earlier, materials appeared in the British press in which concern was expressed that the exercises of the Russian Navy in the Mediterranean could lead to a shift in the timing of the transition of the British aircraft carrier through the Suez Canal. It is stated that Russia "may pursue the British aircraft carrier as an asymmetric response to the actions of the HMS Defender in the Black Sea."
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