The navies of India and Singapore conducted their bilateral naval drill in the South China Sea on Sunday, the Navy said. The bilateral naval drill will be conducted till 22 May.

Indian Navy ships Kolkata and Shakti took part in the bilateral naval exercise with Singapore, along with long range maritime patrol aircraft Poseidon-8I (P8I).

The Singapore side is to be represented by RSN ships Steadfast and Valiant, maritime patrol aircraft Fokker-50 (F-50) and F-16 fighter aircraft.