Proactive deployment deterred misadventure, says Navy Chief
The Indian Express Delhi|December 04, 2021
NAVY CHIEF Admiral R Hari Kumar Friday said the force's "proactive deployment" of ships in the Indian Ocean Region amid the standoff with China deterred any potential "misadventure”.

NAVY CHIEF Admiral R Hari Kumar Friday said the force's "proactive deployment" of ships in the Indian Ocean Region amid the standoff with China deterred any potential "misadventure”.

Kumar said when there was "an issue on the northern border, our ships were forward deployed” and other ships were ready if the situation escalated. He said the Navy kept Chinese warships “under close surveillance" and continues to do so even now.

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