China’s siege in the Indo-Pacific region and to develop the empty islands of Andaman and Nicobar as strategic centers for the protection of national interests.
Thoughts are going on. There are dozens of empty islands in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands where military centers have been established in the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea.
India can increase its power.
According to government sources, both China’s trade and strategic activities in the Indo-Pacific region have increased. China Indian Pacific in the coming times
The aircraft carrier can also be deployed in the sea area. It has four ships while India has only two. But government sources say
The strategic use of a chain of strategically important islands in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands can meet any Chinese challenge at sea.
534 Uninhabited Islands
There are 534 empty islands in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands while 38 islands are populated. Their total area is about nine thousand square km. these empty
Some of the islands can be developed as military bases. From where every activity in the sea will be monitored as well as quick action.
Necessary resources can be mobilized for It is reported that preliminary work is also going on on this. This work is being done at many levels. composite of islands
An island authority headed by the Union Home Minister for Development has started work in 2017. Apart from this, for military use separately
studies are being done.
near the Strait of Malacca
According to government sources, since the Strait of Malacca is only a hundred kilometers from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, this island is very important.
go. 75 percent of the world’s trade passes through this channel, ranging from consumer goods, petroleum to military equipment.
The strategic importance of the islands of Nicobar is also increasing because China has captured the Hambantota port of Sri Lanka. her in sri lanka
The route of activities will pass through the Strait of Malacca. Not only this, he also supplies arms to countries like Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Thailand etc.
In view of which India’s own preparations are necessary.
tri service command
For maritime security, the Tri Service Command was established in Andaman and Nicobar in 2001, headquartered at Port Blair. It contains water, air and
The ground is all three forces and it functions as a theater command. In future, when the Maritime Theater Command is formed, the Tri Service Command will be given the same
can be brought under control.
It is not that efforts have not been made to strengthen Andaman and Nicobar from a strategic point of view. Work is going on continuously on this. tri service command
After construction, the airport INS Baz at Great Nicobar and Campabelle Bay is being expanded. Apart from this, another Shibpur air strip
Efforts are being made to make it usable.
Sources say that the real reason behind the delay in taking a decision on this plan is environmental issues related to construction in vacant islands etc. Although the national
These issues can be ignored in terms of security.