India to Move Its Air Defense Systems Closer to Pakistan Border – Report

Posted on May 14, 2019 12:53 pm
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Last month, Pakistan reportedly deployed medium-range LY-80/HQ-16 air defense systems near border bases to prevent any fresh intrusions by the Indian Air Force.

New Delhi (Sputnik): Amid simmering tensions between India and Pakistan, the Indian Army is planning to move its air defense units closer to the border with Pakistan in a bid to thwart any aerial threat from the other side in the near future.

The decision was taken to move air defense units to forward areas after intense assessment of the threat posed by Pakistan.

“Some of the fighting formations, including air