Tag: Coast Guard

Interview: Indian Coast Guard aims to have 200 ships, 100 aircraft soon

Indian Coast Guard Director General K. Natarajan, in this exclusive interview ahead of Coast Guard Day 2021, tells Defence.Capital editor N. C. Bipindra that due to increased responsibilities since 2002, the ICG is reviewing manpower, assets, infrastructure, maintenance and repair facilities requirement to meet emerging challenges. Ques.          As […]

Updated: India expands strategic reach with military logistics pact with Japan; one with Russia planned in October

(Editor’s Note: Updated on Sep. 11 with additional background information throughout the report, filed originally on Sep. 10.) By N. C. Bipindra New Delhi: Already interoperable through the annual joint Malabar maritime exercise with Japan, India has expanded its strategic reach in the Indo-Pacific by signing a logistic […]