According to the Indian Economic Times on November 28, the Indian Marine Special Forces (MARCOS) have been deployed to the Bango Lake area, and they will soon get new ships.
According to the report, in the ongoing confrontation between India and China, the Indian Marine Special Forces (MARCOS) have been deployed in the Bangong Lake area in the eastern part of the so-called Ladakh region.
According to Indian government sources, the Indian Air Force’s Garud Special Forces and Indian Army’s Para (paratrooper) special forces have been deployed in the eastern part of the so-called Ladakh region since the first day of the conflict. The idea of deploying MARCOS special forces there is to strengthen the integration of the three armies and Provides the Navy Special Forces with the opportunity to fight in extreme cold weather conditions.
According to the report, in the early stage of the conflict, the Garud Special Forces of the Indian Air Force were equipped with shoulder-mounted anti-aircraft missiles that had moved to the top of the strategic heights of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) to deal with their opponents’ fighters and other aircraft.
The article claimed that the special forces of the Indian Army and Air Force had been there for more than six months. From August 29 to 30, the Indian side used special forces to occupy some strategic heights of the line of actual control, and China also maintained special forces on the side of the line of actual control.
The Indian Navy has deployed MARCOS special forces in Lake Wula in Jammu and Kashmir to deal with militants there. Following Operation Pathankot in 2016, the Indian Air Force also began deploying Garud Special Forces in the Kashmir Valley to make them feel real combat operations as part of the plan of General Biping Lavat, then Chief of Staff of the Army and now Chief of Defence Staff.