NEW DELHI: The Indian Navy is fully confident of defending India’s maritime interests and is carrying out acquisition of platforms considering the possible security challenges facing the country, Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar said on Friday.
Addressing a press conference, he also said that the details of the proposed maritime command are being worked out and indicated that its basic structure may come up by next year.
The Navy chief also said that work is on to expand the role of women in various spheres of the Indian Navy’s overall functioning.
Admiral Kumar said the Indian Navy keeps track of China’s forays into the Indian Ocean, saying activities of that country are watched closely.
Source: Press Trust of India