Daily News Analysis

ARMEX-21

24th July, 2021 Security and Defence

Context:

  • Raksha Mantri flags-in Indian Army Skiing Expedition, ARMEX-21.

 

ARMEX-21

  • Army Skiing Expedition conducted in Himalayan mountain ranges
  • Covered 1,660 kms from Karakoram Pass in Ladakh to Malari in Uttarakhand.
  • The team gathered information about several hitherto unchartered areas along international boundary.
  • It was conducted to promote the adventure activity in the country and the Indian Army.
  • The team also interacted with the local population of the far-flung areas and was able to gather detailed information about several hitherto unchartered areas along the international boundary and the hinterland.

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