INS Kiltan Arrives At Cam Ranh Bay In Vietnam. Defence Ministry.

May 12, 2024 9:06 PM.

The Ministry of Defence said that INS Kiltan today arrived at Cam Ranh Bay in Vietnam and received a warm welcome by Vietnam People’s Navy and Indian Embassy. The Ministry added that the visit is part of the Operational Deployment of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet and the visit is poised to further strengthen the longstanding friendship and cooperation between the two maritime nations.

It added that India and Vietnam share comprehensive strategic partnership and furthering the ties, the visit by Indian Naval Ship Kiltan is focused on activities including professional interactions, sporting, social exchanges and community outreach reflecting the shared values of both navies.

The visit will conclude with a Maritime Partnership Exercise at sea between the Indian Navy and Vietnam People’s Navy. The exercise would further enhance the interoperability and exchange of best practices.

INS Kiltan is an indigenous Anti-Submarine Warfare corvette, which was designed by the Indian Navy’s Directorate of Naval Design and built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers , Kolkata.