Pakistan has moved almost 20,000 additional soldiers to Line of Control to match Chinese deployments on the Line of Actual Control in the east.
The level of troops of Pakistan has deployed is more than what it did after the Balakot air strikes.
AL-BADR [JAMMU AND KASHMIR]
An (AL-BADR) Islamic militant group lead by pakistan operating in the Jammu Kashmir region.
It is believed the AL-BADR group was encouraged by the Inter-Services Intelligence to operate independently from their previous umbrella group, Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM).
Government of India and the USA has declared and banned it as a Terrorist organisation.
On 4 June last year Al-Badr group [JAMMU AND KASHMIR] took the responsibility for grenade attacks in Pulwama in JAMMU AND KASHMIR.
CHINESE MILITARY BUILD UP
S-400 near Ladakh border
Infantry combat vehicles along with I 55mm howitzers have been deployed all along 1597 km long LAC in East Ladakh with two tank regiments deployed in Chushul sector to repel any hostile plans of the adversary through the Spanggur Gap.
SPECIAL FORCES UNITS
Indian Armed Para special forces units have been moved from different locations in the nation to the Ladakh where they are already carrying out exercises.
India Military has more than 12 Special Forces regiments who train on different terrains and have developed specialisation in desert, mountains and jungle terrain. The Armed Special Forces units deployed in Jammu and Kashmir regularly practice war games in high altitude areas in and around Leh.
Barak 8 to be deployed
Akash Missile system already deployed
The Indian military describes a collusive threat from the People’s Republic of China and Pakistan as “Contingency-III”
Contingency I and 2 refer to individual threats from the two countries.
The possibility of a two-front war is unlikely. But we have to stay militarily prepared to tackle a combined threat from the People’s Republic of China and Pakistan,
THE 2016 WARNING
In March 2016, then IAF vice-chief Air Marshal BS Dhanoa (later air chief) said the IAF did not have sufficient number of warplanes to fight a 2 front war.”Our numbers are not adequate to fully execute an air strike in a 2 front scenario. Former Air chief Dhanoa.
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