The Marine Commandos of Indian Navy have been deployed to the Pangong lake in Eastern Ladakh. The idea to deploy these Commandos in Eastern Ladakh is to give the Naval Commandos exposure to extreme cold weather conditions and integration of three services. “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 time frame this year”, the government sources said.
Soon Commando will get other facilities for their operations in the lake with the existing infrastructure. Some special troops have also been set up there for more than six months belongs to Army and Airforce.
For counter terrorist operations, Indian Army deployed its many special forces battalions in Kashmir Valley including the one surgical strike in 2016.