Army finalises deal to procure 12 patrol boats for surveillance of Pangong lake, other water bodies

NEW DELHI: The Indian Army has finalised procurement of 12 high-performance patrol boats to enhance its surveillance of large water bodies, including the Pangong Lake in eastern Ladakh where India and China are locked in a bitter border standoff since early May.

“Delivery would commence from May 2021,” the Army tweeted. (AGENCIES)