Indian Navy message to China
Delhi is showing its neighbour just how serious it is about its defence and the Indian Ocean.
India sends China stern message with naval build-up
NEW DELHI — In a dock opening near central Kolkata, one of India’s most lethal new weapons, the submarine killer, Kadmatt, is going through a final outfit.
The Kadmatt is the second of four warships in India’s first dedicated anti-submarine force — a key part of plans to spend at least US$61 billion (S$83 billion) on expanding the navy’s size by about half in 12 years.
The build-up is mostly aimed at deterring China from establishing a foothold in the Indian Ocean.
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