Navy chief asks commanders to keep unwavering focus on combat readiness

NEW DELHI, Oct 27: Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba today asked top naval commanders to keep an unwavering focus on combat readiness in the wake of the evolving security architecture in the region.
The Chief of the Naval Staff also asked the commanders to encourage innovative thinking and harness available technology in bolstering the Navy’s overall operational capability.
In an address at the concluding session of the four-day- long navy commanders’ conference, Admiral Lanba also exhorted the commanders to put in concerted efforts to implement key decisions taken during the deliberations.
The commanders on Wednesday had cleared a new plan for deployment of the Navy’s warships in the Indian Ocean region to effectively counter China’s growing presence in the strategically key waters.
The navy chief exhorted the commanders to keep an unwavering focus on combat readiness at all times, Navy Spokesperson Capt D K Sharma said. (Agencies)