In order to maintain a strong defensive posture in the face of rising tensions with Pakistan and China, India strategically stationed fighter planes in Srinagar. This study discusses the reasons behind this choice and how India hopes to strike a compromise between its security concerns and those of its nearby adversaries.
Relations between India and Pakistan and the continuing war in Kashmir. Conflicts along the China-India border and recent fighting in the Galwan Valley Security concerns.
Due to Pakistan’s aggressive military measures, there is a sense of threat. Along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), tensions with China are increasing. Maintaining a potent deterrence is crucial for defending India’s sovereignty.
Srinagar’s strategic relevance
The advantages of Srinagar’s location in regard to border regions proximity to areas that might spark confrontation with Pakistan and China.
Srinagar Air Base’s importance in terms of defensive capabilities. Deployment of fighter aircraft in Srinagar.
Based on operational readiness and capabilities, fighter jet selection as a key component of deterrence against enemies, air superiority. Pilots and ground workers are continuously trained and prepared.
weighing security issues.
Putting Pakistani and Chinese threats at the top of the list for resources and capabilities keeping diplomatic lines open to reduce tensions and stop crises coordinating with partners abroad to maintain regional stability.
The stationing of fighter planes in Srinagar demonstrates India’s determination to strengthen its security in the face of potential Chinese and Pakistani threats. India strives to strike a balance between deterring aggression and looking for peaceful solutions to crises, preserving regional stability, and protecting its national interests by strategically placing these assets.