new Delhi: Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday amidst a border dispute with China that the Indian Navy has effectively completed mission-based deployment to protect maritime interests by deploying ships and aircraft at key and sensitive locations.
Addressing the inaugural session of the three-day conference of top naval commanders, Rajnath Singh praised the Navy for protecting the maritime interests of the country and its readiness to 'respond to any challenge' by deploying its ships and aircraft. Also expressed confidence. The purpose of this conference is to discuss the deadlock from China along the border in East Ladakh with an in-depth review of maritime security architecture.
It is worth mentioning that to give a clear message to China after the border dispute, the Indian Navy has deployed warships and submarines on the front fronts of the Hind Mahasagar area.
The Defense Minister tweeted, 'I thank the Indian Navy for playing an important role in protecting the country's maritime interests. I am confident that by deploying ships and aircraft, the Navy can respond to any challenge with its preparedness. During the conference, all possible security challenges, including the challenge faced by China in the Indian Ocean, will be discussed.
Singh said, “The Indian Navy has effectively completed mission-based deployment to protect maritime interests by deploying ships and aircraft at key and sensitive locations.”
Earlier, officials said that the conference will focus on naval war preparedness as well as issues related to India's security interests in the Indo-Pacific region, where China is rapidly increasing its military presence.