Ex Gagan Shakti ALG Operations

As part of the ongoing massive IAF exercise 'Gaganshakti-2018', fighters, helicopters & transport assets have been deployed at the Advanced Landing Grounds (ALG). The ALGs are short prepared / unprepared airstrips close to the borders in the valleys, which have limited rail/road connectivity due to challenging terrain. ALGs located strategically offer an opportunity for swift mobility of troops & equipment close to our Northern and North Eastern borders. A large number ALGs have been operationalised & are being utilised for conducting Inter Valley Troop Transfers (IVTT}, Special Heliborne Operations, .........................

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