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India intends to place fighters farther east

11th May 2018 - 10:32 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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India’s Andaman and Nicobar Islands are in a key strategic location astride the western approaches to the Malacca, Sunda, Lombok and Ombai Wetar Straits. To capitalise on the island chain’s location near this strategic chokepoint, Delhi has decided to permanently deploy fighters there.

India has been growing increasingly ...

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