First edition of Naval Commanders’ Conference of 2022 underway in New Delhi

The first edition of the Naval Commanders’ Conference of 2022 is underway in New Delhi.  The conference serves as a platform for naval commanders to discuss important maritime matters at the military-strategic level as well as interact with senior government functionaries through an institutionalised forum.

During the conference, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will address and interact with the naval commanders on matters pertaining to national security. The chiefs of the Indian Army and Indian Air Force will also interact with naval commanders to address the convergence of the three services vis-à-vis a common operational environment, as well as discuss avenues of augmenting tri-service synergy and readiness.

The Navy chief, along with other officers will review major operational, materiel, logistics, human resource development, training and administrative activities undertaken by the Indian Navy in the last six months and further deliberate upon future plans for important activities and initiatives. The conference would also dwell upon the dynamics of the geostrategic situation in the backdrop of security scenario in the neighbourhood as well as changes emerging due to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict.

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