1. This is not the first, but the seventh submarine to be deployed in the area.
2. Chinese warships and submarines in the Region appeared three years ago 2013-14.
3. Recently, Indian satellites and naval assets picked up at least 14 Chinese Navy warships.
In an aggressive move, China has deployed a submarine in the Indian Ocean Region, as the month-long stand-off in the Doklam plateau between the Indian and Chinese People’s Liberation Army continues.