Leh: Amid the continuing tensions alongside the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, the Indian Army is equipped with all-weather lodging and clothes for its jawans even when the temperature drops to -50 levels within the winters forward.
The Army has stocked up on each commodity which is crucial to maintain its personnel protected and alert in the course of the winters. The Army is offering the troops deployed in excessive altitude areas with multi-layered clothes.
According to the Indian Army officers, these clothes is not going to solely assist the jawans to remain protected from the climate but in addition it is going to assist them in hiding from the enemy. These additionally come geared up with a number of varieties of gear which the jawans have to climb on mountains or stroll comfortably within the excessive altitude areas.
In the primary layer of clothes, there are inside trousers and a dark-coloured jacket, whereas within the second layer a inexperienced color jacket and one other set of trousers are being offered to them.
Similarly, on the third layer, which can also be the outer layer, a jawan has to put on a white color jacket and trouser together with specialised footwear. There are additionally multi-layered gloves for fingers and socks which can hold them heat even throughout intense chilly situations.
“Every jawan who is deployed in the high altitude area gets 21 items. This includes special clothing, equipment, etc which are displayed,” Lieutenant Colonel Monrak Sadh mentioned.
On the opposite hand, for lodging, the Indian Army has enough inventory of tentages starting from huge to small. The greater ones can maintain almost a dozen jawans whereas the smaller ones are for a single jawan. These tents have heaters and may hold jawans heat and protected even in -50 diploma temperatures.
These tents are made up of a number of layers, have a water-proof cowl on the skin whereas the within layer is made up of quilt material which helps in maintaining the temperature inside excessive. Also, additionally they come geared up with photo voltaic panels by which the essential wants of electrical energy of the jawans could be fulfilled.
“This is the biggest depot of Ladakh where we have special tentages, clothing, heating appliances, etc which we provide to jawans. There are different tents small and big for the high altitude. These have been provided to all our jawans,” Sadh mentioned.
Amid the tensions alongside the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, the Indian Army has stocked up the oil depots in Ladakh to produce gas to the troops and shield them from the biting chilly forward of the winter season.
Multiple rounds of talks have didn’t yield any vital lead to defusing the tensions and now the Indian facet has ready itself for long run deployment within the excessive mountainous area.