India is set to send a maritime team to the contested South China Sea this month with an end goal to counter China's case.
Four ships will be sent on a two-month mission to southeast Asia, the South China Sea and the western Pacific, as per the naval force who delivered an articulation on Wednesday. The ships incorporate a directed rocket destroyer and a rocket frigate.
"The deployment of the Indian Navy ships seeks to underscore the operational reach, peaceful presence and solidarity with friendly countries towards ensuring good order in the maritime domain,” the navy statement read.
The two-month arrangement will likewise incorporate activities with the Quad collusion, including the US, Japan and Australia, as indicated by India's Defense Ministry.
“These maritime initiatives enhance synergy and coordination between the Indian Navy and friendly countries, based on common maritime interests and commitment towards Freedom of Navigation at sea," the statement added.
The Quad collusion of the US, Japan, India and Australia is the US President's drive to curb China's regional claims.
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