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During Tuesday's visit, General Naravane was accompanied by Lt General R P Singh, Army Commander, Western Command, the statement said.
The Heron unmanned aerial vehicles are already in the Air Force, Navy, and the Army and are being used extensively at the moment by both Army surveillance and Target acquisition batteries and Air Force in the Ladakh sector.
The key focus of the high level meeting is expected to be to a roll out of the phase two of the disengagement process including in Pangong Tso and Depsang, besides withdrawal of forces and weapons from the rear bases in a time-bound manner, the sources said.
The collusive China-Pakistan threat along the land borders is slowly but surely extending to the maritime domain as well. Even as China steps up its naval forays into the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), it is also helping Pakistan build its maritime combat power in the overall attempt to stymie...
The company is the main contractor for a $620 million upgrade package for Taiwan's Patriot surface-to-air missiles. China strongly opposes all U.S. arms sales to democratic Taiwan, saying it is an interference in internal Chinese affairs.
Even after one month of the Galwan incident, China has still not disclosed how many of its soldiers were killed in the incident. The bloody brawl took place on June 15 in which both sides suffered casualties.
The United States has long rejected Beijing's sweeping claims in the South China Sea, which is both home to valuable oil and gas deposits and a vital waterway for the world's commerce.
Sources said the fourth round of corps commander-level meeting to defuse the situation is taking place after disengagement at key flashpoints that had emerged, including the Galwan valley where a deadly clash broke out on June 15.
The road, which has strategic significance, will reduce the distance between Guwahati and Tawang by 150 kilometres, ET has learnt.This will enable India to deploy troops faster to respond to any military moves by China, not only across Tawang but also towards the eastern region of Bhutan.
Four Indian companies – Bharat Forge, Tata Aerospace and Defence, Mahindra Defence Systems and Adani Defence – are contending for the Make in India programme to manufacture 111 naval utility helicopters under the strategic partnership (SP) model in collaboration with a foreign technology provider.