In a first, Indian submarine INS Sindhukesari docks in Indonesia


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In a first, an Indian submarine docked in Indonesia on Wednesday in an attempt to strengthen bilateral relations as part of diplomatic-military outreach to ASEAN countries. “To strengthen the bilateral relations, the Indonesian Navy warmly welcomes the arrival of the Indian submarine INS Shindukesari in Jakarta,” the Indonesian Navy tweeted. The 3,000-tonne conventional diesel-electric submarine INS Sindhukesari has become the first Indian submarine to dock in Jakarta as part of its first operational turnaround. Indonesia is one of the countries that are in a maritime dispute with China in the contentious South China Sea. This event comes soon after India...