Army Chief reviews security drill near China border in Arunachal
The troops of the Eastern Command carried out a collective drill with an aim to synergise and validate the activities of all arms and services in high altitude environment.

Troops of Eastern Command carried out a two-day exercise at Sela in Arunachal Pradesh on October 22 and 23.,

New Delhi (NVI): Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat reviewed the collective training conducted by the troops of Eastern Command at Sela in Arunachal Pradesh, bordering China.

During his visit to Sela, which is around 90 Km from the Line of Actual Control (LAC)on October 22-23, Gen Rawat reviewed the security situation for operational readiness and interacted with the commanders and troops, an official statement said.

As part of the annual training schedule of exercises, formations of the Army are conducting exercises in the Desert Sector of the Western Theatre and simultaneously exercises in the Eastern Theatre.

The aim of the Exercise was to synergise and validate the activities of all arms and services in high altitude environment.

New techniques of acclimatization have also been evolved and validated in the Eastern Command collective training based on recommendations made by the Medical Directorate.

Such exercises are routinely carried out by the Army to evaluate the operational efficiency of formations and units and also to assess the leadership in exercising command and control for their reactions to emerging situations.

Earlier, similar collective training was undertaken by another formation of Eastern Command in the Along Sector.