The Indian Air Force is taking part in a vital position in enhancing fight preparedness alongside the India-China border within the Ladakh area, the place violent clashes had been reported on 15 June

The frontline fighter plane of the Indian Air Force is flying constantly out and in of this airbase close to the border with China, together with the Russian-origin Su-30MKIs and the MiG-29s.

When the ANI staff visited the ahead airbase, it may see transport plane together with the American C-17 and the C-130J together with their Russian counterparts Ilyushin-76 and the Antonov-32.

The transport planes are getting used to ferry troops and gear from far-off places to be deployed on the Line of Actual Control with China.

Apaches are outstanding as they perform common sorties with their solely mandate of a fight position within the Eastern Ladakh sector.

The American-origin assault chopper together with its heavy-lift counterpart Chinook have performed an vital position within the space after the Chinese Army began build up alongside the LAC in Eastern Ladakh in May this yr.

The complete base is seeing a flurry of exercise and is taking part in a vital position in enhancing the fight preparedness of the nation alongside the China border.

“This base plays a very important role in undertaking operations in this area. It is cleared for all contingencies and all combat and support operations to be undertaken in this area,” mentioned a Flight Lieutenant when requested in regards to the significance of the ahead airfield.

A Wing Commander, who’s taking part in a vital position in guaranteeing preparedness on the airbase, mentioned, “The Indian Air Force is fully prepared for operations and is ready to meet all challenges. Airpower is a very powerful aspect of war-fighting and more relevant today,” he mentioned.

Asked how the Air Force was readying itself in view of tensions following Galwan Valley conflict, he mentioned, “Air Power will play an important role in this area in both combat and support roles. We have all the resources in terms of men and equipment to meet all the challenges.”

“The Indian Air Force is ready in all aspects to undertake all operational tasks and providing the requisite support for all military operations,” the Wing Commander added.

The Chinook heavy-lift helicopters together with the Russian fleet of the Mi-17 V5 helicopters deployed on the base are finishing up common sorties to take Army and ITBP troops to ahead places.

To put together for an extended haul, Chinook helicopters might be loaded with vital gear for being delivered to ahead bases as China has additionally dug in heels all alongside the LAC on this space.

The air actions within the Ladakh space and different locations alongside the China border had gone up extensively quickly after the Chinese began build up and went up additional after the Galwan valley conflict on 15 June by which 20 Indian Army personnel misplaced their lives.

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