China has created a combined air defence system along the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The combined air defence system has been developed with the elements of the air force and army of western theatre command. For the first time, an integrated army air defence system has been developed by china along the western borders. The combined air defence system has been developed for putting all assets of the army and air force under central control. Since 2017, China has increased the number of airbases and heliports near the LAC.
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Line of Actual Control:
- It is a line that separates India controlled territory from Chinese-controlled territory.
- The major disagreement between India and China is on the western side of LAC.
India-China LAC is divided into three parts:
- Arunachal and Sikkim Border
- Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh Border
- Ladakh Border