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Army Chief General Manoj Pandey, who arrived in Ladakh to check operational preparedness, flew in an Apache attack helicopter on Sunday, the second day of the tour. During the flight, the Army Chief was briefed about the combat capability and merits of the Apache by the Air Force. At the same time, the Army Chief also visited the Fire and Fury Corps Headquarters of the Northern Command. During this, Corps Commander Anandya Sengupta and other officers apprised the Army Chief about the latest situation on the Line of Actual Control.
Informed about LAC and LOC adjacent to Pakistan
At the Corps Headquarters, the Army Chief was informed about the preparedness to deal with any challenge and situation on the LAC adjoining China and the LOC adjoining Pakistan. Significantly, the process of withdrawing the armies of India and China is going on at Petroling Point 15 of Gogra-Hot Spring on the LAC. This process is to be completed by September 12. In addition to knowing the latest status of this process during the Army Chief’s visit to Ladakh, he also inspected the operational preparedness.
Mountain strike exercise in Ladakh, Army Chief encouraged
Army Chief General Manoj Pandey reached Ladakh on Saturday amid the withdrawal process of India-China forces from patrolling point 15 of Gogra-Hot Spring on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh. The Army Chief, who arrived on the border to check the operational preparedness and review the current situation, took stock of the mountain strike exercise on Saturday. On Sunday, the Army Chief will visit the Siachen Glacier.
The military might have been demonstrated
On Saturday, the military exercise of Parvat Prahar in Ladakh demonstrated the military’s tactical strength in the high mountainous area. Recently inducted state-of-the-art weapons, combat vehicles and preparedness for new challenges were displayed on the LAC.
- According to the defense spokesperson, during the two-day visit, Army Chief General Manoj Pandey will check the operational readiness in the forward areas. On Saturday, the Chief of the Army Staff met the officers and soldiers and encouraged them. Seeing the preparedness displayed in the mountain strike exercise, the Chief of the Army Staff appreciated the perseverance of the soldiers in any situation.
The army chief knew how the armies were retreating
Defense sources said the Army Chief was apprised of the latest situation regarding the withdrawal of both the armies at Petroling Point 15 in the Gogra-Hot Spring area. The Commander of the Army’s Fire and Fury Corps, Lieutenant General Anandya Sen Gupta, briefed the Army Chief about the ongoing withdrawal process on two sides of the LAC.
Increasing strength through military exercises
Since the tension with China on the LAC, there has been a huge increase in the deployment of military personnel and weapons. New weapons, equipment and vehicles are being tested in high mountain areas. Earlier on August 27, Northern Command Chief Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi had tested military might and preparedness in the Red Hunt exercise in Ladakh.