U.S. sails warship near Taiwan a week ahead of presidential inauguration
Thursday, 14 May 2020 The U.S. navy said on Thursday it had sailed a guided-missile destroyer through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, a week before Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's inauguration for a second term in office amid rising tensions with China.
Indian warship INS Talwar undertook refueling with US Navy tanker USNS Yukon in Northern Arabian Sea. It was done under the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA). The defence agreement allows both countries to work closely & use each other's bases. In 2016, India and the US inked the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) that allows their militaries use each other's bases for repair and replenishment of supplies as well as provides for deeper cooperation. "INS Talwar on mission-based deployment in Northern Arabian Sea undertook refuelling with @USNavy Fleet Tanker USNSYukon under LEMOA," Indian Navy tweeted. In the following tweet, the Navy said, "The evolution apart from highlighting interoperability between Indian Navy and US Navy enables presence for enhancing maritime security." Watch the full video for more.
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Indian Navy Ship Talwar on mission-based deployment in Northern Arabian Sea undertook refueling with US Navy Fleet Tanker USNS Yukon under Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA). LEMOA gives access, to both countries, to designated military facilities on either side for the purpose of refuelling and replenishment.
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