India’s military brass wants swifter build-up of border infrastructure with China


India’s military brass is once again pushing for “timely development” of all-weather connectivity along the long unresolved borders with China through a network of roads, tunnels and underground shelters to ensure faster troop mobility and logistics as well as storage of ammunition, missiles and other weapon systems.

Sources said one of the major thrust areas in the week-long Army commanders’ conference chaired by General Bipin Rawat, which ended on Saturday, was the urgent need to step-up infrastructure development along the “northern borders” with China stretching from eastern Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh.

“Though the situation has improved over the last couple of years, much more needs to be done … it was Read More

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