China's air power expansion along LAC revealed in latest satellite images6 min read 01 Jun 2023, 11:40 AM IST
Satellite imagery analysis reveals China has expanded airfields in Hotan, Ngari Gunsa, and Lhasa, bolstering military capabilities to counter India's advantages in the region. The developments include new runways, aircraft shelters, and support structures.
China has increased the number of airfields along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) since 2020. This expansion has bolstered the military's capabilities, enabling a broader spectrum of operations and serving as a means to counter India's relative strengths in specific domains, according to an analysis of satellite imagery.