With an eye on China, India gifts submarine to Myanmar

NEW DELHI/YANGON — Taking their bilateral defense cooperation to new heights, India is giving a Soviet-era Kilo-class submarine to Myanmar, a move that many analysts see as an attempt by New Delhi to counter China’s clout in the region. The diesel-electric submarine, the INS Sindhuvir, which was commissioned to the Indian Navy in 1988, has […]

India to provide first submarine to Myanmar’s navy

NEW DELHI — India said on Thursday that it will provide a diesel-powered submarine to the Myanmar navy as part of maritime security cooperation between the two countries. Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesman Anurag Srivastava said the decision was part of a commitment to help build capacity and self-reliance in neighboring countries. “We understand that […]