IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria describes situation along the northern border with China as “Uneasy”

Amid the ongoing standoff at several friction points in eastern Ladakh, Bhadauria said that the Indian Army is prepared for the eventuality, that the IAF was resolved to “counter any misadventure”.

On Tuesday, the Indian Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria described the situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China as “uneasy with no war and no peace status”.

“The recent induction of Rafales along with other aircraft has provided the IAF with substantial practical and strategic capability enhancement,” Marshal Bhadauria said.

Amid the ongoing standoff at several friction points in eastern Ladakh, Bhadauria said that the Indian Army is prepared for the eventuality, that the IAF was resolved to “counter any misadventure”.

The Indian Army has prepared for the long haul in Ladakh this winter. Rushing with tanks, heavy weaponry, ammunition, fuel, food and essential winter supplies to high-altitude areas where it is engaged in a standoff with the People’s Liberation Army of China.

It has been described as one of the biggest operations in decades as far as military logistics are concerned.

Reportedly, India has positioned 800 km-range Nirbhay cruise missiles,  500 km-range Brahmos cruise missile, along with Akash surface-to-air missile (SAM) across the LAC to counter the increasing presence of the PLA troops.

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