What is the News?
The Indian Army has conducted the live fire exercises in Ladakh using tanks and helicopters.
About the Exercise
The exercise was conducted at a Super High Altitude Area —one higher than 15,000 feet in Ladakh. It was conducted under the aegis of the Leh-based 14 Corps.
Purpose: The exercise reviewed the operational preparedness of the Snow Leopard Brigade through integrated manoeuvre and live fire exercises.
Note: The Snow Leopard Brigade is located at Nyoma, which is very close to the Chushul range.
Source: Indian Express
Chushul is a village in the Leh district of Ladakh. It is located south of Pangong Lake and west of Spanggur Lake.
The Line of Actual Control with China runs about 5 miles east of Chushul, across the Chushul Valley.
Source: This post is based on the article “Army conducts exercise with armoured elements in Ladakh” published in The Hindu on 4th September 2021.