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The Indian Army Air Base with its state-of-the-art Heron drones is helping to closely monitor Chinese activities along the Real Line of Control (LAC) in the highly sensitive area of ​​Arunachal Pradesh.

According to an exclusive ANI report, the military base is also equipped with other important assets including the ALH Dhruv including its armed version Rudra to strengthen the capabilities of the forces on the ground at a time when India and China are engaged. in a military stalemate. since last year.

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Explaining in detail the capabilities of the Israeli-origin Heron drones, Major Karthik Garg told ANI: “It is the finest aircraft in terms of surveillance resources. Since its inception, it has been the backbone of surveillance. It can climb up to 30,000 feet and continue to feed commanders on the ground. So we can maneuver the forces on the ground. He has endurance for 24 to 30 hours straight. “

Speaking of bad weather surveillance, Major Karthik added, “We have day and night cameras and in bad weather we have Synthetic Aperture Radar that can track the entire terrain. “

Describing the capabilities of the Missamari Army Air Base, Lt. Col. Amit Dadhwal told ANI: “These rotary wing platforms offer a plethora of capabilities so you know they can be successful in all kinds of operations. This aircraft is perfectly capable of carrying troops and a full combat charge over any type of dangerous terrain, or in any type of weather condition. This lean and average machine is made in India by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). This equipment and this aircraft are quite capable of operating in it. “

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Dadhwal spoke about the cheetah and said the helicopter has proven itself and: “Over the past 50 years in the Indian military, it has been one of the most stable and reliable aircraft in the military. Indian. “

The clash on the eastern border of Ladakh between the Indian and Chinese military erupted on May 5 last year following a violent clash in the Lake Pangong regions and the two sides have gradually stepped up their deployment by making intervene tens of thousands of soldiers as well as heavy weapons. Tension intensified following the deadly clashes in the Galwan Valley on June 15 last year.

Following a series of military and diplomatic talks, the two sides completed the disengagement process in the Gogra region in August and on the northern and southern shores of Pangong Lake in February. However, the latest round of military talks on October 10 ended in stalemate.

Each camp currently has around 50,000 to 60,000 troops along the ALC in the sensitive area.

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