The Indian Navy has inaugurated a naval detachment at Androth Island of the Lakshadweep archipelago. It will help Indian Navy to have better surveillance and reach in the Arabian Sea. The naval detachment was inaugurated by Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, who is the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Southern Naval Command.
The facility will function as an observance and reporting organization. It will provide communication network connectivity with the mainland and also enable monitoring of Sea Lanes of Communication (SLOC). It will also help in radar surveillance.
Setting up of a Naval Detachment at Androth Island will enhance the navy’s reach and surveillance and contribute significantly to strengthen maritime security and stability. Apart form it, a number of infrastructure facilities at naval units on Kavaratti, Minicoy, Agatti and Androth islands are also being progressively upgraded.
So now let’s discuss some questions related to this post :
1. The new naval detachment has launched at which place recently ?
2. Name the person who has inaugurated the new naval detachment ?
Courtesy : Business Standard