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Powerplay doesn’t get bigger than this! Amazing images of India, US aircraft carriers and fighter jets together in deep sea

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Mon July 17 2017, 6:10 pm
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    Malabar 2017: It's a mighty sight when the fighter jets of India and the US fly together - that too over two countries' warships! These amazing images of Indian Navy's MiG 29Ks and US Navy's F/A-18 Super Hornets flying together are leaving everyone in awe! The Malabar exercise - an annual affair - concluded on July 17. Click through to check these breathtaking images. The trilateral exercise between India-US-Japan aims to achieve deeper military ties among the three navies in the strategically-critical Indo-Pacific region. (Indian Navy)

  • Malabar 2017, Mig 29K, FA18 super hornet, INS Vikramaditya, USS Nimitz, malabar exercise 2017, malabar naval exercise, malabar india japan us, malabar exercise, malabar bay of bengal, india china sikkim standoff

    Malabar 2017: According to the Indian Navy, as part of the Malabar 2017 tri-lateral exercises, MiG 29K fighter jets took off from India’s largest warship, the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya. At the same time, US Navy’s F-18 fighter aircraft were launched from the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier as part of combined crew training. (Indian Navy)

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    Malabar 2017: The fighter aircraft from India and US navies also undertook composite formation flying, thereby demonstrating another step in the interoperability aimed through this exercise, said Indian Navy after the exercise concluded. (Indian Navy)

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    Malabar 2017: This year 16 warships, two submarines, and more than 95 aircraft of the three countries India, US and Japan are participating. (Indian Navy)

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    Malabar 2017: Though India and the US have been regularly conducting this annual exercise since 1992, this 21st edition of it had created a buzz in China as well, as it took place in the backdrop of a major military standoff between armies of India and China in the Sikkim region. (Indian Navy)

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    Malabar 2017: A MiG 29K (Black Panther) gives a low pass over the deck of USS Nimitz. (Indian Navy)

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    Hari Hara Krishna Kumar
    Jul 18, 2017 at 12:08 pm
    China has to be contained by the global powers...we should understand the nature of Chinese hegemony... It has never been a friendly state to anybody and India should always exercise caution against the Dragon.
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