Aircraft carriers absolutely necessary if you don’t want to be tethered to shores: Navy Chief

Dec 03, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 03 (ANI): Indian Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh on December 03 said that the airpower at sea is required and the aircraft carriers are absolutely necessary. He said. “Indian Navy is procuring Smash-2000 rifles as anti-drone equipment to protect against attacking drones.” He further said, “As air operation is integral to naval operations so, we are very clear that airpower at sea is required. If you are a nation that is aspirational and wants to be a 5 trillion economy and don’t want to be tethered to the shores. The aircraft carriers are absolutely necessary.”