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  • 16 September, 2022

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Exercise Kakadu

Exercise Kakadu

In order to take part in the international exercise Kakadu - 2022, organized by the Royal Australian Navy, INS Satpura and a P8 I Maritime Patrol Aircraft of the Indian Navy arrived in Darwin, Australia (RAN).

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What are the facts regarding Exercise Kakadu?


  • Exercise Kakadu is a biennial joint exercise that the Royal Australian Navy and Royal Australian Air Force both support.

  • The Navy's most important maritime exercise, Kakadu, promotes international cooperation in the air and maritime domains and offers training opportunities for maritime security and surveillance.
  • It began in 1993.
  • It is a two-week exercise that takes place on land and on water and involves ships and planes from 14 navies.
  • The ship's crew will participate in operational planning discussions and sporting events with the participating naval units during the exercise's harbour phase.


  • The exercise gives regional partners the chance to engage in coordinated multinational marine actions, including high-tech maritime warfare and police operations.
  • The SAGAR (Security and Growth for All in the Region) vision of India is emphasized, as are the two nations' shared goals of maintaining peace in the maritime realm and enhancing collaboration.

Exercise Kakadu -22

  • It is a two-week exercise involving ships and maritime aircraft from 14 navies, both on land and at sea.
  • Participation: Over 3000 individuals from 25 different countries, along with 19 boats and 34 aircraft, are anticipated.
  • Themes: Collaboration, Friendship, and Leadership.
  • Exercise Kakadu, the Navy's largest international engagement exercise, is important for fostering relations between the participating nations.
  • The exercise gives regional partners the chance to engage in integrated multinational marine missions, from law enforcement operations to sophisticated maritime warfare.

What are other military exercises with Australia?

  • Multilateral exercise:
  • Malabar
  • Exercise Pitch Black 22
  • Bilateral exercise: Ausindex.

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