Dangers, challenges before us likely to get complex in future: Army chief

Chief of Indian Army Staff Manoj Pandey

Kargil: Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Pande on Wednesday stressed on the need to constantly rebooting future ready forces with latest technology and vast field experiences to tackle dangers and challenges.

The Chief of Army Staff said the armed forces should prepare for the future keeping in mind the possible challenges.

“Dangers and challenges before us are likely to get complex in the future, we need to be ready,” General Pande told reporters at the Kargil War Memorial here on the occasion of the 24th Kargil Vijay Diwas.

“We have been working on adaptive, resilient and responsive processes. Our Army will emerge as a technology-enabled and future-ready force to deal with security challenges,” he said.

Earlier, Defence Minister of India Rajnath Singh said that nobody has the courage to raise their eyes towards India as forces are protecting the border and if need arises they will not hesitate to cross the Line of Control (LoC), which is already conveyed to the armed forces.

He said India is ready to cross the LoC to maintain its honour and dignity.

Singh along with Chief of Defence Staff General Anil Chauhan and tri-service chiefs visited the Kargil War Memorial and paid tributes to forces personnel who died in the 1999 India-Pakistan war.

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