Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat is in the Jammu sector to review the security situation along the international border and Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan, said Army officials on Thursday.
CDS visited Rajouri-Poonch Sector along the Line of Control and reviewed the prevailing security situation and operational preparedness. General Rawat reached Jammu on Wednesday evening. The visit comes weeks after terrorists used drones to attack the Jammu air base. General Rawat has also expressed concerns over terrorists using drones to smuggle weapons into India to fuel terrorist activities here.
Earlier in June also, he had visited the forward areas along the Line of Actual Control in the central sector in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand area, where he was briefed on the operational preparedness of the forces towards safeguarding the territorial integrity of the nation at the forward-most post in the Sumdoh sub-sector.
Meanwhile, Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane visited Jaisalmer Military Station And Pokhran Field Firing Ranges (PFFR)Pokhran in Rajasthan on Thursday to review the operational preparedness of the Corps of Artillery. The COAS, accompanied by Lieutenant General JS Nain, Army Commander, Southern Command, then proceeded to the Pokharan Field Firing Ranges where he witnessed the firing of various artillery guns, including equipment which is under development by indigenous manufacturers.
General Bipin Rawat, CDS visited Rajouri-Poonch Sector along Line of Control and reviewed the prevailing security situation and operational preparedness. pic.twitter.com/wFFbSU8qEB— SSBCrackExams (@SSBCrackExams) July 15, 2021