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India Builds Naval Strength to Meet Future Challenges in Its ‘Backyard’

Indian guided missile destroyer 'Ranveer' is seen during the International Fleet Review in Vishakapatnam, India, on Feb. 6, 2016. Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, who is the supreme commander of the Indian armed forces, reviewed a fleet of over 90 naval ships including several from foreign countries. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)
Indian guided missile destroyer 'Ranveer' is seen during the International Fleet Review in Vishakapatnam, India, on Feb. 6, 2016. Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, who is the supreme commander of the Indian armed forces, reviewed a fleet of over 90 naval ships including several from foreign countries. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

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