Chinese troopers in japanese Ladakh offered high-tech gear to manage heavy winter: army

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By: PTI | Beijing |

Updated: October 29, 2020 8:45:44 pm

China has deployed 1000’s of troopers alongside the Line of Actual Control in japanese Ladakh in sub-zero circumstances following the escalation of the five-month-long army standoff with India that started in early May.Thousands of Chinese army personnel deployed on the India-China border in japanese Ladakh have been supplied with high-tech gear to manage the heavy winter, the Chinese Defence Ministry stated on Thursday. At an internet briefing of the Chinese Defence Ministry right here, spokesman Senior Colonel Wu Quan stated that by way of lodging, the troops have been supplied with a brand new dismountable self-energised insulated cabin, which will be constructed by service members themselves.
In areas the place the out of doors temperature is -40 levels centigrade with an elevation of above 5,000m, the indoor temperature will be saved at larger than 15 levels centigrade, he stated whereas replying to a query. The newly-developed outfits, resembling the brand new particular person sleeping luggage, down coaching coats and cold-proof boots, are characterised by chilly prevention and warmth retention, portability and better comfortableness, which have been particularly designed for alpine chilly areas, he stated.
Wu stated the brand new thermal insulation units for meals storage are additionally geared up and new-type out of doors on the spot meals for alpine chilly areas are underneath trial. The army was additionally utilizing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to ship recent vegatables and fruits to responsibility posts, he stated.The software of high-tech means will facilitate the development of logistic help capability and promote the troops’ battle preparation work, Wu stated.
China has deployed 1000’s of troopers alongside the Line of Actual Control in japanese Ladakh in sub-zero circumstances following the escalation of the five-month-long army standoff with India that started in early May. Though the 2 sides have held a sequence of diplomatic and military-level talks, there was no breakthrough on the disengagement of troops from the friction factors to date.
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