Skip to comments.Indian Army planning to deploy artillery, tank brigades along border with China
Posted on 09/18/2012 9:05:18 PM PDT by JerseyanExile
Against the backdrop of Chinese military build-up along its boundary with India, the Army is planning to deploy artillery and tank brigades along the borders in northern and northeastern regions.
In recent times, the force has also proposed to increase its strength by one lakh (100,000) soldiers along with the raising of a Mountain Strike Corps.
To upgrade the fighting capabilities in the region, the plan is to set up armoured brigades with Russian-origin tanks and Infantry Combat Vehicles in the Ladakh and northeastern region, Army sources said.
The Army is also planning to deploy two independent armoured brigades in Uttarakhand and Ladakh. As part of the plans to upgrade military strength, an additional 10,000 troops are planned to be deployed in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands where the Army currently has an amphibious brigade.
The modernisation and expansion plan also includes setting up of new airstrips and helipads in remote locations around the Chinese boundary. After a major military infrastructure buildup by China in its territory, India has been taking a large number of steps to develop its own capabilities.
It has been building strategic roads along the border with China and has deployed its supersonic BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles in Arunachal Pradesh and the Su-30MKIs at bases in Assam.
It has also started revamping its old air strips in Ladakh and the northeast for operations of both transport and fighter aircraft from there.
World spirals towards Armageddon.
Obama does an interview with Letterman.
Almost half of the American people have no clue.
This is really heating up now! None of this is good!
Always good to define terms.
When Jesus was asked, “What shall be the sign of thy coming?” He replied saying, “And you shall hear of wars and rumors of wars; see that you be not troubled; for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet (Matthew 24:6).”
1. Senkaku islands
2. US Ambasador’s car attacked
3. Now THIS
Answer: ChiCom secret toxic debt muuuuuuch higher than people think
The mystery to me though is, why do they care about their debt? What is anybody going to do if they say toughsky shitsky, so solly we not pay.
If they don’t pay China still goes on.
Ditto for us. Sure, somebody loses.
Nuts isn’t it?
A big land war. 2 populous countries. neither one likes us. I say go for it.
Pretty much gets your 1/3 of the population of the world.
Don’t get too excited though. We’ve been here before just not with as many weapons and people.
It is true that the world is teetering on the brink of disaster though. It could teeter over the edge.
With its economy slowing, China will now have to distract its
unemployable masses with nationalistic chest beating and pathetic conquests like these little nothing islands it wants
Next up... push the Filipinos around until they concede the Spratley’s.
Future... a border skirmish with the Indians to keep the coolies distracted.
China is actively flexing its muscles with Japan. What have they done to provoke the Indians? Or is this simply a show of strength by India to prevent China from asserting its rights first?