Rawat arrived in Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday to review the security preparedness.

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on Sunday took stock of the country’s security preparedness in several forward bases near the Line of Actual Control in Arunachal Pradesh.

Rawat arrived in Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday to review the security preparedness amid the China-India border standoff in eastern Ladakh.

The defence chief interacted with personnel of the Army and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) deployed in the forward most air maintained post along Subansiri valley.

As per reports, general Rawat was satisfied by the ‘high morale and motivation’ of all ranks who will ensure certain victory if challenged or given the opportunity.

He reportedly complimented soldiers for adopting innovative measures for surveillance through locally developed technology and the defence preparedness to face any challenge.

Sources said Gen Rawat reviewed the overall preparedness of the armed forces in key forward bases and asked them to remain vigilant.

On Saturday, the Chief of Defence Staff carried out an aerial recce of certain areas and visited several air bases in forward areas.

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