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Army deploys K-9 Vajra howitzers in Ladakh, more orders possible

Army deploys K-9 Vajra howitzers in Ladakh, more orders possible

Rediff.com18 Feb 2021

As Indian Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane inducted the last of the 100 K-9 Vajra guns ordered, three of these howitzers have been deployed for trials in high altitude mountainous area of Ladakh.

China moves back 10,000 troops from depth areas near LAC

China moves back 10,000 troops from depth areas near LAC

Rediff.com11 Jan 2021

However, the deployment in the frontline areas has remained the same and the troops from both sides remain in an eyeball to eyeball situation at several locations in that sector.

US to supply 1277mm guns to Indian navy from own stock

US to supply 1277mm guns to Indian navy from own stock

Rediff.com6 Jan 2021

Military ties between Indian and American defence forces are growing further in the middle of a conflict with China, as the US Navy has agreed to provide three 127mm medium calibre guns from its own inventory to urgently equip warships of the Indian Navy as part of a Rs 3,800 crore deal.

LAC row: India to stock weapons, ammo for 15-day intense war

LAC row: India to stock weapons, ammo for 15-day intense war

Rediff.com13 Dec 2020

The authorisation to increase the weapon and ammunition reserves to minimum 15-I levels from the earlier existing 10-day stocking is to prepare the defence forces for a two-front war with both China and Pakistan.

Indian Navy inducts 2 US Predator drones on lease, may be deployed at China border

Indian Navy inducts 2 US Predator drones on lease, may be deployed at China border

Rediff.com25 Nov 2020

The American-origin drones have been inducted by the navy under the emergency procurement powers granted by the defence ministry in view of the India-China border conflict.

ISI wanted Jaish to carry out Pulwama-like attack

ISI wanted Jaish to carry out Pulwama-like attack

Rediff.com21 Nov 2020

Senior government sources said the charge of carrying out a Pulwama scale terror attack bigger was given to the Jaish-e-Mohammed headed by Maulana Masood Azhar by Pakistan Army's Inter-Services Intelligence.

India to carry out multiple launches of BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles

India to carry out multiple launches of BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles

Rediff.com15 Nov 2020

The BrahMos supersonic cruise missile is the world's fastest operational system in its class and recently the DRDO has extended the range of the missile system from the existing 298 km to around 450 km.

India, China to dismantle new border structures under disengagement plan

India, China to dismantle new border structures under disengagement plan

Rediff.com12 Nov 2020

The two sides have also agreed for a joint mechanism to verify the progress in the disengagement process through delegation meetings as well as using unmanned aerial vehicles.

LAC row: India, China agree on 3-step disengagement plan

LAC row: India, China agree on 3-step disengagement plan

Rediff.com11 Nov 2020

The disengagement plan was discussed between the two sides during the 8th Corps Commander-level talks which were held on November 6 in Chushul.

India receives extreme cold weather clothing from America for troops deployed on China border

India receives extreme cold weather clothing from America for troops deployed on China border

Rediff.com3 Nov 2020

The sources said that the Indian Army maintains a stock of 60,000 of these extreme cold weather clothing sets for troops deployed in entire Ladakh including both western fronts in Siachen and Eastern Ladakh sector.

Troops at LAC to be armed with US-made Sig Sauer assault rifles

Troops at LAC to be armed with US-made Sig Sauer assault rifles

Rediff.com6 Oct 2020

Having already received and deployed the first lot of around 72,500 Sig Sauer assault rifles from the US for counter-terrorist operations, the new batch of these assault rifles would be given to the soldiers deployed on the front with China in Eastern Ladakh.

Amid LAC standoff, Army, IAF prepare to fight wars jointly

Amid LAC standoff, Army, IAF prepare to fight wars jointly

Rediff.com4 Oct 2020

As soon as one lands at the Leh airfield, one can see the Indian Air Force C-17s, Ilyushin-76s, and C-130J Super Hercules aircraft flying in with rations and supplies for the troops deployed on the forward locations opposite the Chinese forces.

Army deploys additional brigade along LoC to curb infiltration

Army deploys additional brigade along LoC to curb infiltration

Rediff.com19 Sep 2020

The additional troops deployed on the LoC have been successful in foiling almost all the major attempts of infiltration and terrorists have not been allowed to cross over, sources said.

Amid LAC standoff, Navy tracks Chinese research vessel

Amid LAC standoff, Navy tracks Chinese research vessel

Rediff.com17 Sep 2020

The Chinese research vessel returned to China a few days ago after being under constant watch of Indian Navy vessels, the sources said.

China deployed J-20 fighters near LAC days before incursion bid

China deployed J-20 fighters near LAC days before incursion bid

Rediff.com31 Aug 2020

The deployment of strategic bomber aircraft is also still on by the Chinese

Post-Galwan, Indian Navy quietly deployed warship in South China Sea

Post-Galwan, Indian Navy quietly deployed warship in South China Sea

Rediff.com30 Aug 2020

The Chinese have been objecting to the presence of Indian Navy ships in the region where it has significantly expanded its presence since 2009 through artificial islands and military presence.

Rajnath Singh to induct Rafales on September 10

Rajnath Singh to induct Rafales on September 10

Rediff.com28 Aug 2020

Five Rafale fighter aircraft arrived in India from France on July 29 and have started extensive training within 24 hours of touching down in the country. The French-origin fighter aircraft are part of the 17 Golden Arrows squadron of the Indian Air Force.

India building new road to Ladakh for troop movement

India building new road to Ladakh for troop movement

Rediff.com19 Aug 2020

Sources said the work has already started on this project and the new road will connect Manali with Leh near Nimu where Prime Minister Narendra Modi had recently visited during the ongoing conflict with China.

China delaying withdrawal, India to decide on the way forward

China delaying withdrawal, India to decide on the way forward

Rediff.com17 Aug 2020

Chinese troops have been camping in the Finger area for over three months now and have even started fortifying their bases there with construction of bunkers and sangars.

India's big edge over China: 35,000 troops battle ready in Ladakh

India's big edge over China: 35,000 troops battle ready in Ladakh

Rediff.com30 Jul 2020

The Indian troops deployed there are mentally prepared for tackling the weather and terrain. In contrast, the Chinese troops deployed along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) are not used to these conditions as they have been brought from mainland China and are not accustomed to high altitude extreme cold weather conditions.

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