"Today, a detachment of Pacific ships fleet as part of the Varyag guards missile cruiser, the Bystry destroyer, the Boris Butoma tanker, and the Alatau rescue tugboat arrived at the main naval base Vishakhapatnam of the Eastern Naval Command of the Indian Navy, ”said Martov .
According to him, “December 7 official delegations of the Russian Navy will hold protocol meetings with the commander of the Eastern Fleet of the Indian Navy, Rear-Admiral S. Bhokare and the Commander of the Eastern Naval Command of the Indian Navy, Vice-Admiral S. Sony.”
The same day, Russian sailors will go on a tour of the Kursura Naval Museum. In the evening, "on behalf of the commander of the Eastern Fleet, a reception will be held in honor of the arrival of a detachment of ships of the Russian Navy."
“The visit and teaching of the Indra Navy-15 will last seven days - from 6 to December 12 - and will take place on the coast and at sea. While the ships are moored to 9 December, the headquarters of the leadership of the parties within the coastal part of the exercise will plan and prepare joint actions. The main objectives of the exercise will be the development and improvement of the organization for the conduct of joint action at sea. The active phase of the exercise will take place from 10 to 12 December in the waters of the Bay of Bengal, ”said Martov.
The results of the exercise will be summed up on board the frigate Sakhyadri.