India will build a naval base in the Lakshadweep Islands deter pirates
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[According to the Navy Technology Network January 26, 2011 report] Indian navy build a naval base in the Lakshadweep islands, this is the country’s pirate-prone areas as part of efforts to strengthen marine security.
a senior official said the base work has already begun, and will put into use within two years.
the expansion of the base will be carried out in phases, will further strengthen the presence of Indian Navy and became an important force in deterring piracy.
Indian Navy to improve coastal security as an important measure in kavaratti a Coast Guard District headquarters and is located in a Minneapolis Khoi Island Naval Station recently moved to the Lakshadweep islands.
November 2008, India has been deployed in the Gulf of Aden frigates and destroyers, maintaining a high incidence of piracy in the waters of forward presence. (China Shipping Information Center Ren Yueqin)