NEW INDIA: Amid border tensions with China, the Indian Military has procured new excessive chilly climate clothes from the US and it’s being supplied to the troops deployed in japanese Ladakh to spice up preparedness within the winter months.
Together with the brand new clothes, a few of the troops have additionally been supplied with Sig assault rifles throughout their deployment alongside the China border.
ANI on Wednesday accessed an image of totally ready troopers geared up with American excessive chilly climate clothes and Sig Sauer assault rifle.
Indian Military officers stated that it’s offering new habitats and clothes to troopers to assist beat winters throughout current deployment in Jap Ladakh alongside the China border.
“An preliminary lot of utmost cold-weather clothes from the American defence forces have been obtained and are being utilized by our troops there,” authorities sources had advised ANI.
The sources stated that the Indian Military maintains a inventory of 60,000 of those excessive chilly climate clothes units for troops deployed in complete Ladakh together with each western fronts in Siachen and Jap Ladakh sector.
This 12 months, there was an extra requirement of round 30,000 of those units as near 90,000 troops are deployed within the area in view of aggression by the Individuals’s Liberation Military (PLA) alongside the LAC.
The brand new batch of Sig Sauer assault rifles is being given to the troopers deployed on the entrance with China in japanese Ladakh.
The Defence Acquisition Council had earlier accredited the acquisition of the second batch of round 72,500 Sig Sauer assault rifles from America underneath quick monitor procedures for the Military. The primary lot of those assault rifles was supplied to the troops deployed within the counter-terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir.
The Indian facet has deployed two extra divisions on the LAC which were dropped at the sector from plains and a mountain division which has been coaching for high-altitude operations for a few years now.
India is getting loads of gear from America together with assault rifles for the particular forces in addition to the Sig Sauer assault rifles for the infantry troops. (ANI)