The Indian armed forces are ensuring that the soldiers acquire the most proficient equipment in Ladakh as the weather conditions are set to worsen in the coming months.
According to ANI, the Indian Army has been provided with all-weather accommodation and multi-layered clothing for the betterment of its personnel in the region. Officials from the forces state that these garments will enable the soldiers to even hide from the enemies in addition to providing them a safety valve in the testing weather.
Inner trousers, green coloured jacket, white colour jacket along with specialized shoes and three different sets of dark coloured trousers comprise the layers of the clothing given to soldiers deployed in high-altitude areas.
Even the tents provided to them consist of heaters, waterproof covers on the outside, and of an inside layer made of quilt to maintain warmness on the inside. Solar panels have been installed in the tents to provide electricity to the troops and the claim is that these equipment will look after the well-being of the soldiers even in the temperature falls to -50 degrees.
Oil depots have been stocked to prevent any shortage of the same and supply adequate fuel to the forces for their operations. The Indian Army is being prepared for a busy winter ahead in Ladakh as the possibility of a long-drawn conflict with China looms larger than ever currently.
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