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Defence Minister Antony Sets 2 Month Deadline for Coastal Radars, Reviews Delivery of Interceptor Craft and Systems
During a high-level meeting consisting of the Chiefs of the Indian Navy and Coast Guard, Defence minister AK Antony has set a deadline of two months to get security radars along India’s 7,500-km coastline in place. While taking stock of the security apparatus, the Defence Minister Antony also reviewed the timely delivery of 80 Fast Interceptor Craft ordered from a Sri Lankan firm and implementation of a communication network for the eastern coastline. As per the Defence Ministry release, Defence Minister Antony has directed that the first phase of the coastal radar network on both the west and east coast should be completed in the next two months.
Karwar Naval Base Gears Up For Second Phase of Expansion at a Cost of About $ 3 Billion
Following the recent approval from the Defence Minister AK Antony, the expansion project of the Karwar Naval base at the cost of Rs.13,000 crore ($ 2.9 billion) in Karnataka is gaining momentum. The second phase of expansion of the Karwar Naval base aims to boost strategic and operational capability of the naval force in the western coast. As of the now, Phase-2A of the Karwar Naval Base expansion plan has been sent to CCS for the final nod. Following the completion of the first phase of the expansion, the Karwar Naval Base.
Indian Navy to Open New Naval Bases and Increase Manpower by 15 percent
The Indian Navy is going full steam ahead to diversify its operations and heighten its combative ability by developing operational and technical infrastructure and increasing manpower. In a conference held in New Delhi, Indian Navy Chief Admiral Nirmal Verma said that a definitive roadmap for the future is being formulated which will enhance Indian Navy’s preparedness while its force level, including officers and sailors, will increase by 15 percent in the next five years.
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