U.S. Naval Special Warfare (NSW), Indian Navy Marine Commandos, and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force recently completed the SOF phase of MALABAR 21 in Santa Rita, Guam. MALABAR is a multilateral maritime training exercise that Australia, India, and Japan take part in with the US. The two-week SOF phase of MALABAR focused on complex maritime tactics and maneuvers. Fast-roping, combat dive operations, maritime strike warfare, explosive ordinance disposal, and the boarding, searching and seizing of another vessel was all covered.
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