Daily Memo: US Navy in Indian Waters, Germany Negotiates for Russian Vaccine
The Navy carried out freedom of navigation operations in both Indian and Japanese waters over the past week.
U.S. Navy in Indian waters. A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer on Wednesday conducted a freedom of navigation operation (FONOP) inside India’s exclusive economic zone some 130 nautical miles west of the country’s Lakshadweep Islands. Unusual for FONOPs, the U.S. 7th Fleet announced the operation and explained its rationale, citing India’s requirement of prior consent before […]