As part of her ongoing goodwill visit to Europe and Africa, Indian Navy Talwar-class frigate INS Tabar took part in a Maritime Partnership Exercise with Royal Moroccan Navy Corvette Lieutenant Colonel Errhamani (501) and Algerian National Navy Adhafer class Ezzadjer. As part of the exercise, diverse activities including co-ordinated manoeuvring, communication procedures and steam past were undertaken between Indian Navy, Royal Moroccan Navy and Algerian National Navy.
INS Tabar, as part of her overseas deployment, made a port call at Casablanca in Morocco on 25 and 26 August 2021. Upon leaving the harbour on 26 August 2021, the ship participated in a Maritime Partnership Exercise with Royal Moroccan Navy ship ‘Lieutenant Colonel Arrahman’ off Casablanca port. Evolutions like communication drills, replenishment at sea procedures and naval manoeuvres were undertaken during the exercise. The exercise concluded with the traditional ‘Steam Past’ between the two ships to bid farewell to each other.
As part of her ongoing goodwill visit to Europe and Africa, INS Tabar took part in a Maritime Partnership Exercise with Algerian Navy ship ‘Ezzadjer’ on 29 August 2021. The landmark exercise, held off the Algerian coast, saw participation of a frontline Algerian warship, ‘Ezzadjer’. The exercise enabled the two navies to understand the concept of operations followed by each other, enhanced interoperability and opened the possibility of increasing interaction and collaboration between them in future.
INS Tabar (F44) is the third of the Talwar-class frigate of the Indian Navy. INS Tabar is a well-equipped warship that has the ability to handle air/surface/sub-surface missions or defending herself operating either independently on maritime missions or supporting a larger naval task force. Fully loaded, INS Tabar has a displacement of 4,035 tons. The main engines of INS Tabar are the Zorya/Mashproekt M7N-1E gas turbine plant comprising two DS-71 cruise turbines (each rated up to 9,000 hp) and two DT-59 boost turbines.