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Amid China tension, Indian armed forces showed their preparedness at LAC.

Indian army and Air Force demonstrated their capability to counter Chinese aggression.

Indian forces are ready for the long haul with supplies being flown in to support increased troop deployment.

50,000 Indian troops are likely to remain stationed in Ladakh through the winter months.

IAF's C-17 aircraft and Chinook choppers are reportedly being used to ferry personnel and supplies.

Soldiers are being provided with specialised winter clothing, heaters, and arctic tents.

Army is also working to keep its equipment in optimum shape during Ladakh's punishing winter.

Army engineers and technicians were seen doing servicing and repair work on Bofors howitzers.

Mobile spare bin lorries, or vehicles with wide array of spare parts, have also been deployed.

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