Army conducts exercise with armoured elements in Ladakh

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.

About Chushul

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.

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