Intel on presence of Chinese subs in Indian Ocean makes waves

Special to WorldTribune.com

Compiled by Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com

A leaked Indian government document indicated that Chinese submarines have ventured into the Indian Ocean region frequently and have posed “a grave danger to India’s security interest.”

An increasing number of Chinese submarines have been venturing into the Indian Ocean Region, according to India's Defense Ministry.  /Hindustan Times
An increasing number of Chinese submarines have been venturing into the Indian Ocean Region, according to India’s Defense Ministry. /Hindustan Times

The document, originated from the Indian Defense Ministry, is called “Indian Navy: Perceived Threats to Subsurface Deterrent Capability and Preparedness,” and was obtained by the newspaper Hindustan Times.

The document cites subsurface data shared by the U.S. and India that could identify at least 22 contacts with underwater vessels suspected to be Chinese attack submarines.

This could mean a great deal to the Indian Navy that prides for its dominant role in the Indian Ocean region.

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