Saturday, January 16, 2021

Indian Fighter Jets Carrying ‘Hourly Sorties’ To Monitor Chinese Activities Near The LAC

As tensions between India and China see no end, Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jets have been performing hourly sorties around the Line of Control (LAC) in a bid to keep regular surveillance over People Liberation Army camps.

DRDO Puts India In Elite List Of Nations With Hypersonic Technology

As reported by Indian news outlet – Times Now, the aerial activity along the LAC has increased in recent days following India’s successful attempts at capturing strategic heights in the northern and southern parts of the Pangong Tso region.


Now that the Indian armed forces are deployed in these strategic areas, they have set up different positions around the region, in order to keep a close eye on the camps set up by the PLA in the Moldo region of the Chinese side of the LAC.

Whether the newly inducted Rafale jets are part of the fighters performing sorties has still not been ascertained but according to reports that keep the Chinese side wary of Indian movements.

While New Delhi is seen to be keen on resolving the border issue through diplomacy, it is ascertained that they are also very committed to fighting for the security of its troops and for the country’s sovereignty and integrity.

Despite diplomats from both sides keeping regular contact in order to find a resolution to the conflict, there is a constant dialogue between New Delhi and Beijing on an everyday basis, both at the General as well as Brigadier level.

India recently received the muh-awaited Rafale fighter jets and were seen practicing in the mountainous terrains of Himachal to practice air to air and air to ground missions. The Indian Navy also deployed its MiG-29K multirole fighters to the Northern sector.

India has deployed MiG-29s, Su-30MKIs, and Apache attack helicopters near the LAC after additional Chinese jets, bombers, and attack helicopters were seen at four Chinese bases near the LAC. The MiG-29Ks won’t be the first time the Indian Navy’s air wing is involved in the mountainous regions of Ladakh: The Navy’s P-8I surveillance aircraft have also been spotted in the region.


Greek Parliament Approves Rafale Fighter Jet Deal From France

The much-speculated deal between France and Greece for Rafale fighter jets is expected to be signed soon. The Greek lawmakers have given a nod...

Why Should Pakistan Be ‘Very Worried’ By India’s New Role At The UN Security Council?

India, which has begun its stint as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for 2021-22, will be chairing three key UN sanctions...

Indian Air Force Chief Compares LCA Tejas With Pakistani / Chinese JF-17 Thunder

Drawing a comparison between India's LCA Mk1A ‘Tejas’ and Pakistan's JF-17 fighters, Indian Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria said that the Indian jets are...

After Russian S-400, India Inks Pact With The UK To Acquire STARStreak Air Defense System

The Indian Army has moved a step closer to acquiring the STARStreak air defense system as the British company Thales and India's Bharat Dynamics...

Turkey Inaugurates New Consulate Building In Pakistan’s Karachi

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday inaugurated the country’s new consulate building in Pakistan's commercial capital Karachi. Addressing the inauguration ceremony, Cavusoglu said the...