Months after violent clash with Indian troops at Galwan Valley in Eastern Ladakh, China has deployed high altitude artillery guns in Tibet.
Reports said the country has deployed the artillery guns, at an altitude of 4,600 meters in Tibet general areas since last week of July.
China has reportedly deployed its ‘150 Light Combined Arms Brigade of 77 Combat Command’ in Tibet Military District.
The combined arms brigade is an adaptation of the American brigade combat team concept of efficient control and integration of various arms, rather than simple convergence.
China has increased deployment of forces manifold in the Tibet region and has positioned the Combined Arms Brigade in deep areas near the Line of Actual Control with India.
China has positioned troops, artillery and armour in three sectors of Line of Actual Control – western (Ladakh), middle (Uttarakhand, Himachal) and eastern (Sikkim, Arunachal).
China has also mobilised soldiers near Uttarakhand’s Lipulekh Pass, a tri-junction between India, Nepal and China situated atop the Kalapani Valley.