Recently, the Indian and Algerian navies participated in a maiden naval exercise off the Algerian coast in a bid to increase maritime cooperation between the two sides.
INS Tabar took part in a Maritime Partnership Exercise with Algerian Navy ship 'Ezzadjer'.
Several activities were undertaken between the Indian and Algerian warships.
The exercise was a "landmark" event,It also enhanced interoperability and opened the possibility of increasing interaction and collaboration in the future.
India has been focusing on boosting defence and security ties with various African nations in the last few years.