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Armoured exercise in Super High Altitude Area of Ladakh

4th September, 2021 Security and Defence

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Context:

  • The Army conducted an exercise with armoured elements in the Super High Altitude Area (SHAA) of Ladakh
  • This comes in the backdrop of the Army’s renewed focus on beefing up armour in high altitude terrain following the deployment of tanks by India and China during the last year stand-off in Eastern Ladakh.
  • Over the last decade, India has significantly augmented its infrastructure and deployments in Ladakh.

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/army-carries-out-armoured-exercise-in-super-high-altitude-area-of-ladakh/article36271293.ece?homepage=true