India Strengthens Maritime Security

Monday, January 05, 2009

According to a Jan. 5 report from the Emirates News Agency, India has signed a $2.2b deal for eight Boeing P8I Multi-mission Maritime Aircraft (MMA) to strengthen its coastal and maritime interests. The Indian government's Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) cleared the two year proposal for the Indian Navy along with several other measures to strengthen naval and Indian Coast Guard (ICG) capabilities in the wake of the terrorist attacks on India's commercial capital of Mumbai.

(Source: Emirates News Agency)

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