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Situation along Northern border ‘stable but sensitive’, troops on ‘high state’ of operational preparedness: Army Chief

Military Chief Gen Manoj Pande. ANI

Military chief Basic Manoj Pande on Thursday mentioned that the safety scenario on the northern border is “stable but sensitive” and so they proceed to speak to discover a answer to deal with and steadiness points between the 2 sides.

Talking on the annual press convention forward of Military Day on 15 January, Basic Pande mentioned, “The situation on the northern border is stable but sensitive. We continue to talk to find a solution to address and balance issues between the two sides. Operational preparedness is very high, and deployment is both- robust, and balanced….”

So far as the scenario in Jammu and Kashmir is anxious, he mentioned the ceasefire understanding alongside the LoC continues to carry.

“Even though we see infiltration attempts, which we have been able to thwart… We have a strong anti-drone mechanism in place to stop the use of drones to smuggle weapons and narcotics…. The area of Rajouri Poonch has seen increased terrorist activities. Support infrastructure for proxy tandems in the Rajouri Poonch sector from across the border continues…” Basic Pande added.

Basic Manoj Pande additionally highlighted that disruptive applied sciences have turn into the brand new area of strategic competitors.

“National interests remain paramount and the relevance of hard powers has been established… Disruptive technologies have become the new arena of strategic competition.” mentioned the Military chief.

He additionally affirmed that safety forces are absolutely aligned to make sure a steady and safe setting for nation.

“…Our nation is on the rise firmly on the path of progress in the economic sphere. We are fully aligned to ensure a stable and secure environment, both internal and external, to help our country progress…,” he added.

Talking concerning the safety scenario in Northeast, the chief of Military Workers mentioned,”…The Northeast has witnessed constructive developments within the final 12 months due to the proactive insurance policies of the federal government. The violence parameters have total come down. Manipur witnessed violence in Could final 12 months, however with the mixed efforts by the state administration, Military and Assam Rifles, they’ve been capable of stabilise the scenario. We’re working to normalise the scenario and guarantee stability…”

Basic Manoj Pande additionally mentioned that the Military has inducted higher autos, drones and counter-drone methods.

“As part of emergency provisions, we have been able to induct some new technologies and address domains of warfare. We have inducted better vehicles, drones and counter-drone systems. We have terrain-specific electronic warfare systems.,” he added.

“We have restructured our artillery unit. We also have restructured units of electronic warfare and electronic intelligence. We have started the process of reducing animals in our animal transport units and they are being replaced by drones…We have made a plan and optimise our strength by significant numbers and by 2027 we will achieve an optimisation of 1 lakh numbers. We have given the proposal to the government,” he added.

Talking about Agniveers recruitment Basic Pande mentioned, “The first two batches of Agniveers are now fully deployed in field units and the feedback is very exciting and positive… 120 women officers who have been given permanent commission and are in command roles are deployed in field areas, and they are doing a good job there.”

“…We also have moved from the current conduct of our competitive and promotion exams to fully online mode and by the end of this year, all our promotion exams will be held entirely online…” the Military chief added.

With inputs from businesses

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