Unusual activity by China air force detected: IAF chief
India has detected suspicious movement of China’s People Liberation Army Air Force along the borders in Ladakh.
China is placing its own strategy to respond to any constigency, Air Chief Marhsal RKS BHadauria, Chief of Air Staff said
In Hyderabad for the combined graduation day parade at Air Force Academy, Dundigal, he said the India Air Force was aware of China air bases and the deployment along the LAC. “During summer, there are usual exercises. But at this time, we have noticed more than usual deployment. We have taken necessary action,” he said while explaining why IAF had moved its aircraft to the forward air bases.
Asked if India would go to war with China, the air chief said: “No, we are not at war with China. But we are prepared for any contingency. All efforts are being made to solve the situation at the LAC peacefully”
Asked if Chinia had an advantage over India, the air chief said, “Rest assured our armed forces are capable of handling the situation”.
However, Bhadauria would not go into details on whether the Chinese army had crossed 2Km into the LAC