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Captain HS Jhajj was the first navy pilot to be trained on the Boeing P-8I Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance aircraft and would have been the first CO of the P-8I Sqn.

India is lining up INS Shankush, a Shishumar class diesel electric submarine, while the British have brought their Trafalgar class nuclear-powered submarine for the week-long Exercise Konkan.

Four Turkish vessels are to arrive at Mumbai on Thursday and will hold exercises with Indian warships this week.

The serial commandeering of Indian dhows by pirates in the Arabian Sea around the Gulf of Aden recently, has put the focus on the vulnerability of these vessels to hijack, especially with their flagrant flouting of guidelines, which also facilitates the endangering of other innocent shipping.

The Indian Navy wants penalties on dhows flouting advice against sailing piracy-affected waters.

The Indian Navy has deployed the Brahmaputra class guided-missile frigate Indian Naval Ship (INS) Betwa to participate in DIMDEX.