31 Dec '16, 5pm

India activates seventh landing ground near disputed Chinese border | IHS Jane's 360

The Indian Air Force (IAF) inaugurated its Tuting advanced landing ground (ALG) on 28 December. Tuting is the seventh of eight proposed IAF ALGs to become operational in 2016 in the north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh, which borders China, and Beijing claims is part of 'southern Tibet'. Located at a height of 2,140 m, the Tuting ALG includes an apron for ground manoeuvring, an upgraded runway, and an air traffic control tower. It is expected to enhance the Indian military's capability to transfer troops and materiel to the strategically sensitive region.

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