Indian warships in Sihanoukville

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Indian warships in Sihanoukville

Post by Anchor Moy » Wed Jun 24, 2015 9:56 pm

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Indian warships today entered Cambodia and Thailand as part of a two-month-long operational deployment in South China Sea in pursuant of India's 'Act East' Policy.

The Indian Navy's Eastern Fleet ships under the command of Rear Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh are on operational deployment to South East Asia and Southern Indian Ocean.

As part of the deployment, INS Ranvir, a guided missile destroyer and INS Kamorta, an indigenously-built anti- submarine corvette entered Sihanoukville in Cambodia.

Similarly, two warships including INS Satpura, an indigenously-built guided missile stealth frigate and INS Shakti, a fleet tanker and support ship, entered Sattahip, Thailand.

They are on a four-day visit respectively and are on the return leg after a 45-day deployment.

"The visit is aimed at strengthening bilateral ties between the two countries as well as fostering inter-operability between the navies of these two friendly nations," a statement by the Navy said.

During the stay in harbour, various activities including official calls, professional interaction between personnel of both the navies and reception onboard and ship visits have been planned.

On departure from Sihanoukville, INS Ranvir and INS Kamorta will exercise with the Cambodian Navy for enhancing inter-operability in maritime operations which includes search and rescue...
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Re: Indian warships in Sihanoukville

Post by epidemiks » Thu Jun 25, 2015 2:25 pm

Ah, that's why the shrine in front of the palace was crawling with white uniforms yesterday.
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Re: Indian warships in Sihanoukville

Post by Luigi » Fri Jun 26, 2015 4:05 pm

Being a retired merchant mariner myself I felt obligated to raise a glass or two with a group of them on the Hill. Communication engineers. All 6 were very nice gentlemen. Understood their accents better than a friend of mine from Yorkshire!
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Post by vladimir » Fri Jun 26, 2015 4:22 pm

I am thinking you were finding it most enjoyable and delightful.
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Re: Indian warships in Sihanoukville

Post by StroppyChops » Fri Jun 26, 2015 8:06 pm

Luigi wrote:Understood their accents better than a friend of mine from Yorkshire!
Being from Yorkshire he probably struggles to understand many accents.
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Post by Jamie_Lambo » Sat Jun 27, 2015 5:30 pm

StroppyChops wrote:
Luigi wrote:Understood their accents better than a friend of mine from Yorkshire!
Being from Yorkshire he probably struggles to understand many accents.
ay up thers nowt up with us yorkshire folk :sorry: :x
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Re: Indian warships in Sihanoukville

Post by frank lee bent » Sat Jun 27, 2015 5:48 pm

i find that head waggling business highly disconcerting.

why do they do it?

did they learn it from space aliens back in the day or what?
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Re: Indian warships in Sihanoukville

Post by Username Taken » Sat Jun 27, 2015 6:08 pm

^^ Harder to hit a moving target. :)
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Re: Indian warships in Sihanoukville

Post by StroppyChops » Sat Jun 27, 2015 10:10 pm

Username Taken wrote:^^ Harder to hit a moving target. :)
:D I spent time in India a few years back, hilarious response UT.

Incidentally, if you want to perfect that wobble, draw a figure eight with your chin.
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Re: Indian warships in Sihanoukville

Post by Back_Paki_Stan » Sun Jun 28, 2015 9:16 am

Ha! you're right... I saw some shit on TV that tried to explain the phenomenon ...North vs South...head wiggle vs no wiggle. Red vs yellow curry. Pakistan versus partition stan.
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