Two Navy ships, a submarine and two long range maritime reconnaissance aircraft of the Western Naval Command (WNC) are presently on deployment to the Western Arabian Sea and southern Indian Ocean. Indian Naval Ship Mumbai and submarine Shishumar entered Duqm, Oman on Wednesday as part of this deployment to the Western Arabian Sea, after conducting a series of exercises en-route, a Defence release said on Wednesday.
An Indian naval submarine is visiting a foreign port after a long gap, it said.
The Naval units are on a month long deployment for surveillance and cooperation with the Arabian Sea rim nations. Another ship, INS Kochi which is also a part of this deployment, is proceeding to the southern Indian ocean, the release added.