Indian Navy Chief of Staff: China is one of India’s main challenger
Chinese naval ship to air missile launch long-range, according to New Delhi
??August 11, 2009 report] Indian Navy Chief of Staff, Admiral 苏里什梅赫塔 on Monday stressed that the Indian national security plan, to develop and great-power status commensurate with their military strength, ranked first in the challenge from China.
Admiral Mehta admitted, unless the Sino-Indian border issue is resolved, the crisis of confidence in India and China was likely to be resolved. The Beijing interference space and cyber warfare is a tendency to develop strategic and operational thinking in New Delhi an important consideration.
he said, and China’s relationship is cooperation rather than competition or conflict, because blind comparison of bilateral economic base and military spending is stupid. Whether in conventional or unconventional military field, India has neither the capacity nor the ideas and China launched military competition. According to U.S. studies, China’s military spending from 70 billion to 200 billion U.S. dollars between, rather than Beijing’s official less than $ 40 billion. War, the economy of both countries will be devastating, so the two countries should cooperate for mutual benefit, make sure to minimize potential conflicts, this is a win-win result for both countries.
against Beijing’s military strategy should include narrowing the gap between the two countries’ military response to China’s expanding scope of activities of the Indian Ocean region moves; the use of modern technology development of high-end situational awareness technology and create credible “balance deterrence. ”
Chief of Naval Staff, said another important challenge is cyber warfare and cyber espionage. He cited the 2007 report by McAfee, the report warned that the international spy in 2008 has become the biggest individual threat to national security, more than 120 countries have been swept into the tide of cyber espionage.
In short, he also mentioned other issues, including those from non-state between the attacker’s response to this challenge and the state. Efforts to develop a policy for neighboring countries of India, India’s long coastline to defend, protect the country’s internal security requires the cooperation of the different intelligence agencies, armed forces also need joint action. (China Shipping Information Center Liu Zhenghua)