Chinese activities on the rise in the Arunachal sector, according to the commander of the Eastern Army
Reporting on India’s overall military modernization, Lt. Gen. Pande also said that approval in principle has been given to new combat formations called Integrated Battle Groups (IBGs) that can mobilize quickly with an approach. more efficient.
The IBGs will include a mix of infantry, artillery, air defense, tanks and logistics units and the new setup is expected to revamp the military’s combat capabilities, particularly along the borders with China and the United States. Pakistan.
Lieutenant-General Pande added that the operationalization plan for 17 Mountain Corp was implemented in sync with a plan finalized in 2014. “The annual training exercise that the PLA conducts there has seen the level of ‘activities in depth zones increase. Some of the reserve formations mobilized by the PLA continue to remain in their training areas which are in areas of operational depth, ”he said.
“Both sides are trying to develop infrastructure closer to the Real Line of Control (LAC) which sometimes creates certain problems,” he said, adding that there had been an increase in the deployment of troops following the development. new infrastructure.
The commander said India has taken a number of measures and the main one is to improve surveillance both near the LAC and areas of depth by synergizing all surveillance resources at the level. strategic at the tactical level.