Indian Navy, Royal Australian Navy Passage Exercise (PASSEX) underway in Eastern Indian Ocean

News: Royal Australian Navy and Indian Navy are conducting PASSEX in Eastern Indian Ocean Region.


  • Passage Exercise is an exercise done between two navies to ensure that the navies are able to communicate and cooperate in times of war or humanitarian relief.
  • The Indian Navy had recently conducted similar passing exercises with the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force, French Navy and US Navy.