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Indian warship arrives in Phuket for exercises

PHUKET: An Indian Navy patrol vessel, the INS Baratang arrived in Phuket recently for 10 days of joint exercises with a Royal Thai Navy equivalent, the RTNS Thayanchon and two Dornier DO-228 reconnaissance aircraft, one from each side.

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By Tanyaluk Sakoot

Wednesday 26 November 2014, 10:33AM


The INS Baratang arrives in Phuket. Photo Royal Thai Navy

The INS Baratang arrives in Phuket. Photo Royal Thai Navy

The Baratang set sail from its home part of Port Blair in the Andaman Islands on November 18, joining the Thayanchon in the Andaman Sea for exercises before sailing onward to Phuket, arriving on Monday (November 24).In Phuket Capt Komsan Suwanrit, Chief of Military Operations at the Royal Thai Navy 3rd Fleet, welcomed group commander Capt N Shyam Sunder and Lt Cdr Rohit Prabhakaran Nair, skipper of the Baratang.

The Baratang is due to leave for Port Blair on Friday (November 28).

 

 

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