Defending the Indian Ocean: Indian Navy's Heroic Operations

2024 • 38min • News • National


Published On: January 31, 2024 - In a gripping tale of bravery and rescue, the Indian Navy's swift response to maritime threats in the Indian Ocean via two dramatic operations in just 24 hours, saved 36 lives, including Iranian and Pakistani nationals. The Indian Ocean, a crucial waterway for global commerce, faces escalating security challenges - from the return of Somalian pirates and Houthi rebels targeting ships with shore-based missiles in the Red Sea. The Indian Navy has launched one of its largest peace-time deployments in recent history amid the high-stakes environment and rising threats. In a strategic move, India has deployed 10 warships, drones, and reconnaissance aircraft across the Indian Ocean region, Gulf of Aden, the Red Sea, and the Arabian Sea. Join Rear Admiral Monty Khanna, former military advisor, and Captain Suresh Babu, a former marine commando, on 'The News9 Plus Show' as they discuss the volatile situation with Editor News9 Plus Sandeep Unnithan. Don't miss this insightful discussion on the evolving threats in one of the world's most critical waterways and the proactive measures taken by the Indian Navy to ensure maritime security. Get an exclusive insight into the challenges faced by the Indian Navy and their relentless commitment to protecting the seas. Stay informed on the efforts to safeguard maritime commerce and ensure peace in this critical geopolitical hotspot.