India looks to boost naval power amid China’s expansion in the Indian Ocean

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NEW DELHI - The Indian navy has placed an order for 200 supersonic cruise missiles costing US$2.5 billion (S$3.4 billion) as part of a modernisation drive to counter China’s growing presence in the Indian Ocean.

The missiles will be made by BrahMos Aerospace, an India-Russia joint venture.

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