The Indian Navy’s Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance Aircraft P8I participated in the multinational Anti Submarine Warfare (ASW) Exercise Sea Dragon-22 that concluded at Guam, USA on 19 Jan 22. The exercise was aimed to enhance interoperability among participating nations by evolving common tactics in response to emerging traditional and non-traditional security challenges in maritime domain.
Naval aircraft from six navies viz. USA, India, Japan, Canada, Australia and South Korea participated in the exercise. These aircraft included P8A, P8I, P1, CP140 Aurora and P3C Orion maritime reconnaissance aircraft. IN’s aircrew also undertook professional interaction with other participants from friendly foreign countries.