Indian Navy aiming at 200-ship fleet by 2027


  • Indian Navy is aiming to have a 200-ship fleet by 2027 as per a maritime capability perspective plan in order to guard interests and assets of the nation in waters around them, a top Naval officer said.
  • “Today we have 137 ships and submarines… our aspiration is to become a 200-ship Navy (by 2027),” said Vice Chief of Navy Vice Admiral P Murugesan.
  • The officer said the six nuclear submarines to be built will be finished in lesser time than what other navies normally take.

Source: DefenceNews

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