PLA impresses the World with China’s highest military Post At 6000Mtr in Occupied Tibetan : Indian Army badly Tickled
Dated : 06 Jan 2021 (IST)
In order to enhance LAC management, the People’s Liberation Army Tibet military command established the post in Xigaze, in Occupied Tibet Region in at an altitude of 5,592 meters.
For the first time, PLA has established a military post at the highest altitude of 6000m in occupied Tibet Region. This has been was revealed to the public by China Central Television (CCTV) to impress the rest of the world. This has badly tickled the Indian Army which has been occupying higher posts in the area since 1963. In fact in Siachen Glacier, Indian Army posts are at 7000m and evenin Kargil only at slightly lower heights.
As per the Chinese Communist Party, this post has been established in order to enhance LAC management. The People’s Liberation Army Tibet military command established the post in Xigaze in 2020 at an altitude of 5,592 meters, according to CCTV.
A border defense company based in Gamba was dispatched to the post. Gamba is north of India’s Sikkim state in Occupied Tibet.
In 2020, China and India went through a series of LAC conflicts including a bloody brawl in the Galwan Valley in June and standoffs in other areas along the LAC between Chinese Occupied Ladhak region of India and Indian positions in Ladhak region .
In a video shown by CCTV, the soldiers were having barbecue and lamb hot pot for dinner. According to the report, when the soldiers first came to the post, there was nothing but stone heaps and the temperature was minus 20.
“We built this with spades and pickaxes and will defy death to defend it,” Li Xin, an instructor with the company, was quoted as saying by CCTV. A soldier named Lu Zhouyang told CCTV that they only had shelter behind a big stone at the beginning. But things are getting much better now, as there is running water and roads are being built, he said.
The PLA has also released pictures of helicopters on operational duties in Mountaineous area.
Soldiers assigned to an army aviation brigade under the PLA Xinjiang Military Command unload supplies from the back ramp of a Mi-171 transport helicopter after landing at the parking apron at a military post deep in the Altai Mountains along Xinjiang-Mongolia border area in Altay of northwest Xinjiang Region in late June, 2019.
Pilots assigned to an army aviation brigade under the PLA Xinjiang Military Command navigate a Mi-171 transport helicopter through the valley to transfer 10 soldiers to a military post deep in the Altai Mountains along Xinjiang -Mongolia border area in Altay of northwest Xinjiang Region in late June, 2019.