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Source: Financial Express


Context: The Indian Navy and the US Navy recently collaborated for the seventh edition of the IN-USN Salvage and Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) exercise, known as SALVEX.

  • During the ten-day exercise, the teams engaged in knowledge and experience sharing in maritime salvage. They focused on various disciplines, including mine detection and neutralization, wreck location, and salvage.


Through joint training, the participants developed lasting bonds and improved their operational capabilities, promoting interoperability and adopting the best practices from each other’s maritime traditions.

  • SALVEX 2023 is regarded as a significant milestone in naval cooperation, highlighting the dedication to excellence in salvage operations and EOD expertise demonstrated by the Indian and US Navies.