The Indian Air Force has been put on alert mode following Chinese drone activities along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Northeast. India has deployed Sukhoi fighter jets to intercept drones that violate airspace. According to defense sources, on several occasions in recent times, Chinese drones were seen coming towards India, after which fighter aircraft have been deployed by the army.
According to an India Today report, fighter jets had to be sent from several other air bases, including Tezpur, to prevent Chinese drones from entering Indian territory in Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim. Sources said that the situation in the area is under control, but the activities of Chinese drones have to be stopped to avoid any future claims from the neighboring country.
Drones will be chased by Sukhoi jet
Sources said that if the drones are flying parallel to the LAC, India has no problem as per the agreement between the two countries, but if they are caught by the Indian radar then it becomes necessary to stop the violation. Action should be taken for The Indian Air Force has a strong presence in the Northeast, with squadrons of Sukhoi-30 fighter jets at several locations, including Tezpur and Chhabra in Assam. Rafale fighter jets have also been deployed very close to Hashimara in West Bengal.
India has got strength from S-400
Not only this, the Indian Air Force has also strengthened its air defense coverage in the region with the deployment of Russian-sourced S-400 air defense systems in the Assam region. Any air attack can be thwarted through air defense system. The Chinese and Indian sides had earlier this year agreed on several key points to prevent any airstrikes in the Ladakh sector. After which the forces of both the countries have retreated in East Ladakh.
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