China turns Indian proposal on its head, wants de-escalation first and then disengagement

The India-China military and diplomatic talks over resolving the Ladakh stand-off remain confidential, but HT learns that the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has turned the dis-engagement, then de-escalation formulation on its head by proposing that tanks and artillery support should be mutually withdrawn first so that vertical escalation is averted in case of an accident. … Continue reading China turns Indian proposal on its head, wants de-escalation first and then disengagement

DRDO’s Rustom-2 drone takes-off, India goes for armed Heron

Overcoming the initial program setbacks, the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) on Friday flight tested the Rustom-2 medium altitude long endurance indigenous prototype drone and achieved eight hours of flying at an altitude of 16000 feet at Chitradurga, Karnataka. The prototype is expected to achieve a height of 26000 feet and endurance of 18 … Continue reading DRDO’s Rustom-2 drone takes-off, India goes for armed Heron

Vikas Battalion: The special frontier force on the LAC

The Special Frontier Force (SFF) unit, referred to as Vikas Battalion had been said to be instrumental in preventing Chinese occupation on the line of actual control (LAC) in Ladakh. History- SSF was established on 14th November 1962 in the immediate aftermath of the 1962 Sino-India War.It was of convert outfit which recruited Tibetans (now … Continue reading Vikas Battalion: The special frontier force on the LAC

Shots fired for first time on LAC in 45 years

China has made multiple attempts to push back Indian soldiers from dominating heights near the Reqin Pass and Spanggur Gap in eastern Ladakh.The PLA late on September 7 (Monday) night accused Indian troops of crossing the LAC and firing shots to deter Chinese patrol guards in the Pangong area. Rejecting allegation that Indian troops fired … Continue reading Shots fired for first time on LAC in 45 years

RAJNATH SINGH, CHINA DEFENCE MINISTER WEI FENGHI MEET IN MOSCOW AMID LADAKH TENSIONS

The defence minister of India Rajnath Singh and the Wei fenghi the Chinese defence minister, they both meet in Moscow amid ladakh tensions. Indian and Chinese troops are engaged in a tense border in row in eastern ladakh since may. At Galwan Valley , 20 Indian soldiers died in a clash with Chinese troops. They … Continue reading RAJNATH SINGH, CHINA DEFENCE MINISTER WEI FENGHI MEET IN MOSCOW AMID LADAKH TENSIONS