India is closely tracking Chinese air bases in Tibet and Xinjiang.
There were reports earlier of China bulking up military forces along the lines of LAC. Also satellite images were analyed showing chinese structures made in some regions of Ladakh like galwav valley where india china violent faceo-oof took place a week ago.
India is closely traching Chinses air bases Tibet and Xinjiang.
Their has been no infusion of forces and asset by PLA in Hotan and Kashgar in Xinjiang, and Gargunsa, Lhasa-Gonggar and Shigatse airbases. These regions function as civilian airfields.
China deployed along the 3,488 KM LAC after border skirmishes in Ladakh. Brought surface to air missiles to tackle aerial threats.
PLAAF have 4 times the number of fighters and bombers compared to Indian Air Force.
At present the main Hotan airbase facing eastern ladakh has around 35-40 J-11, J-8 along with a few AEW&C aircraft and armed drones.
However Indian Air Force hava a adavantage agains China here. IAF can quickly deploy jets than PLAAF from its several airbases near the LAC.
Most Chinese air bases facing India are at an high altitude, severely restricting weapon and fuel carrying.
IAF Fighters like Sukhoi-30MKIS, MIrage-2000s and MiG-29s are technically advanced compared with most PLAAF fighters.
However China’s missiles and air defence systems are superior to IAF’s