In this section of SCF we present the latest developments and forging of new alliances. Indo-Pacific region is the most critical and happening region in the world right now. This region currently have the largest military and naval presence. It is also becoming the world’s heavily contested region for hegemony between US and its allies and China. We will cover the region from the Sea of Bering to East and South China Sea to Tasman and then from Timor upto the Arabian Sea. In this section, we analyze the latest happenings in Indo-Pacific region.