Friday, July 31, 2009

India Plans To Build 100 Warships

Indian Navy in formation

From The Financial Times:

India has plans to add about 100 warships to its navy over the next decade as it seeks to modernise its armed forces, and develop its low-cost shipbuilding capabilities.

Captain Alok Bhatnagar, director of naval plans at India’s ministry of defence, said on Thursday that 32 warships and submarines were under construction in the country’s shipyards. Work on 75 more ships, including aircraft carriers, destroyers, frigates and amphibious vessels, would begin over 10 years.

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My Comment: They have a long way to go .... but news like this will only raise tensions with countries like Pakistan and China.

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