1. What Did Navy War Room Leak Involve?
Top officers of the Navy, in charge of the Directorate of Naval Operations, were caught and dismissed from service.
Several files marked “Top Secret” were leaked such as the details of the Navy’s fleet and submarines, details of “vulnerable areas” and “vulnerable points” in India’s air defence network, operation plans in disputed territories as well as the defence’s joint response in case of a Pakistani intrusion in Kutch sector.
The scandal was back in the news recently, when Vice Admiral Bimal Verma challenged the appointment of Vice Admiral Karambir Singh as the next Navy Chief, breaking the long tradition of seniority. Verma was in charge of the war room at the time and was issued a letter of “severe displeasure.”
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