Ladakh: Amid the continued border stand-off with China, the Indian Navy has deployed its Marine Commandos (MARCOS) within the Pangong Lake space in jap Ladakh.
The thought behind the deployment of the MARCOS in Jap Ladakh, the place Indian Air Pressure`s Garud operatives and Indian Military`s Para Particular Forces have been there since day one of many conflicts, is to boost the combination of the three companies and supply the naval commandos publicity to excessive chilly climate circumstances.
“The MARCOS have been deployed within the Pangong lake space the place the Indian and Chinese language forces have been engaged in a battle state of affairs since April-Could timeframe this yr,” the federal government sources had been quoted as saying by ANI.
In the meantime, the Navy commandos are additionally quickly going to get new boats for operations within the lake are together with the present infrastructure for operations within the lake, they stated.
Indian Military`s Particular Forces together with the Para Particular Forces and Cupboard Secretariat`s Particular Frontier Pressure have been working in Jap Ladakh for finishing up particular operations for a very long time.
The Indian Air Pressure`s Garud Particular Forces moved to hilltops on the strategic heights on the Line of Precise Management (LAC)together with their Igla shoulder-fired air defence programs within the early days of the battle to care for any fighter or different plane of the enemy which can have tried to violate Indian air area.
The particular troops belonging to each the Military and Air Pressure have been there for greater than six months now.
On August 29-30 additionally, the Indian facet had used the particular forces to occupy strategic heights alongside the LAC to preempt the Chinese language from doing so.
The Chinese language have additionally maintained particular troops on their facet of the LAC. The Indian Navy has deployed groups of its MARCOS within the Wular lake space of Jammu and Kashmir to sort out terrorism there.
The Indian Air Pressure began deploying Garuds in Kashmir valley after the 2016 Pathankot operations to provide them the texture of actual operations as a part of plans of the then Military chief and now Chief of Defence Employees Gen Bipin Rawat.
Quickly after their deployment, the Garuds proved their mettle and earned one Ashok Chakra, three Shaurya Chakras, and plenty of different gallantry awards for eliminating a workforce of terrorists led by the nephew of 26/11 terrorist Zaki Ur Rehman Lakhvi.
After that operation, the Air Pressure has been sending common Garud groups for ahead deployment in Kashmir Valley.
The Indian Military has lots of its particular forces battalions deployed within the Kashmir valley for counter-terrorist operations together with those which carried out surgical strikes in 2016.
(With ANI inputs)