07 April 2019
Pakistan Can’t Spare Ships for Chinese Navy’s Birthday, India Sends Stealth Destroyer
India, has dispatched one of its frontline warships, INS Kolkata, an indigenously built stealth destroyer, to take part in in China’s high-profile maritime parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) to be held off China’s east coast later this month. Ben Ho, a naval analyst at RSIS said that the deployment of INS Kolkata at the event is a message of both cooperation and competition.
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Last updated on 09/04/2019