On 10 October, both sides clashed again.
As far as weapons and equipment are concerned, the Army needs the following on priority to replace or rejuvenate vintage equipment as part of the capability development programme: - Infantry - The infantry, which is continuously being employed in counter-terrorist or counter-insurgency operations, needs to be empowered immediately by provision of new generation lightweight assault rifles, bullet proof jackets and helmets, hand held thermal imagers HHTIs as well as a host of other modern weapons like carbines, machine guns, rocket launchers, anti-tank guided missiles ATGMsmortars, night vision devices, radio sets and better back packs, to replace the older generation weapons and equipment.
Overall, India will gradually acquire the capability to act as a net provider of security in South Asia and the Indian Ocean region. Additionally, the responsibilities of Command, if carried out improperly have the ability to cause significant harm to civil-military relations in this country.
The shift in the use and value of knowledge in the military domain parallels the evolution of knowledge as a commodity within Western society. In retaliation, the Indian Army launched a major offensive throughout its border with Pakistan, with Lahore as its prime target.
India continues to maintain a strong military presence in the region, despite extremely inhospitable conditions. This changed over 40 years ago when the government moved from conscription to voluntary enlistment. The life of a military police then forms into Basic Military Vs. This is not a good look for a PFC with a bad repitation already.
Chinese troops claimed not to have retaliated to the cross-border firing by Indian troops, despite sustaining losses. The regular Pakistani troops who took control of these areas received important support, both in the form of arms and supplies, from Pakistan.
On the other hand, it was estimated that more than 3, Pakistani soldiers were killed in the battle.