Indian and French Navies conducted Varuna Ex
- The first part of the Indo-French joint naval exercise, Varuna 19.1 is being conducted off the Goa coast from 1-10 May 19.
- It includes the participation of the French Navy’s aircraft carrier FNS Charles de Gaulle, two destroyers, FNS Forbin and FNS Provence.
- The exercise will be conducted in 2 phases.
- The second part, Varuna 19.2, is scheduled to be held at the end of May in Djibouti.