India has also pushed in more air defence and radar systems in Ladakh since 20 May giving India a full view of the deployment and activities across LAC.
This will be the 3rd such meeting taking place between 14 Corps Commander Lt Gen. Harinder Singh and his Chinese counterpart Major General Lin Liu.
The howitzers are designed for rugged terrains and border regions. They also have an edge in engine speed, endurance and flexibility, especially in Himalayan border areas.
Rafale jets will take off from Istres and fly to French airbase in UAE before landing in Ambala. French air refuellers will carry out 2 mid-air refuelling of the fighters till UAE.
In an exclusive interview to ThePrint, National Security Advisory Board Chairman P.S. Raghavan talked about the Galwan Valley clash and the way forward for India & China.
China gains no particular strategic advantage by positioning themselves at Finger 4 other than 'land grabbing', according to India's defence and security establishment.
Maha Vir Chakra recipient Colonel (retd) Sonam Wangchuk, who fought the Kargil War in 1999, also says Army should prioritise deploying local Ladakhis in LAC region.
20 mixed martial artistes from Enbo Fight Club, which has produced UFC fighters in the past, have been enlisted to form ‘Plateau Resistance Tibetan Mastiffs’.
The Army chief was in Ladakh on a two-day visit from 23 June. He also informed the defence minister on India's military preparedness in the region.
Chinese incursions in Ladakh are believed to be pressure tactics driven by Beijing’s unease about the pace of Indian construction activity in the border area.