Naval Commanders’ Conference to review security, way ahead

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Naval Commanders’ Conference to review security, way ahead

New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Indian Navy chief and senior commanders will come together to discuss the navy’s activities of the last six months at a Naval Commanders’ Conference here during May 2-5, said an official release.

According to the release, Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba “with the Commanders-in-Chief will review major operational, training and administrative activities undertaken in the last six months and deliberate the way ahead on important activities and initiatives in the near future”.

On the opening day of the conference, which is held bi-annually, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley will address and interact with the naval commanders.

During the conference, the naval top brass will interact with the senior government officials and also with the other two service chiefs.

The four-day event will be chaired by Admiral Lanba and focus on the Navy’s plans for sustained operational effectiveness, combat readiness and improved maintenance philosophy to carry out its roles and missions.

After the recent spur in terrorist attacks on military camps and the prevailing security scenario, the conference is expected to review the security of naval installations and assets and readiness of units to effectively deal with any kind of threat.

The commanders will also discuss ways to strengthen maritime security.

The last naval commanders’ conference took place from October 25 to 27 last year.

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