Amid border stand-off with China, Indian Navy deploys MARCOS commandos in eastern Ladakh

Amid border stand-off with China, Indian Navy deploys MARCOS commandos in eastern Ladakh

Ladakh: Amid the continuing 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 Eastern Ladakh, the place Indian Air Force`s Garud operatives and Indian Army`s Para Special 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 situations.

“The MARCOS have been deployed in the Pangong lake area where the Indian and Chinese forces have been engaged in a conflict situation since April-May timeframe this year,” the federal government sources have been quoted as saying by ANI.

Meanwhile, the Navy commandos are additionally quickly going to get new boats for operations within the lake are together with the prevailing infrastructure for operations within the lake, they stated.

Indian Army`s Special Forces together with the Para Special Forces and Cabinet Secretariat`s Special Frontier Force have been working in Eastern Ladakh for finishing up particular operations for a very long time.

The Indian Air Force`s Garud Special Forces moved to hilltops on the strategic heights on the Line of Actual Control (LAC)together with their Igla shoulder-fired air defence techniques 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 Army and Air Force 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 from doing so. 

The Chinese 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 deal with terrorism there. 

The Indian Air Force began deploying Garuds in Kashmir valley after the 2016 Pathankot operations to offer them the texture of actual operations as a part of plans of the then Army chief and now Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat.

Soon after their deployment, the Garuds proved their mettle and earned one Ashok Chakra, three Shaurya Chakras, and lots of different gallantry awards for eliminating a group of terrorists led by the nephew of 26/11 terrorist Zaki Ur Rehman Lakhvi.

After that operation, the Air Force has been sending common Garud groups for ahead deployment in Kashmir Valley.

The Indian Army 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. 

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(With ANI inputs)

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