Six advanced landing grounds to be prepared in Arunachal

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    Six advanced landing grounds to be prepared in Arunachal
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    Tezpur (Assam): Six advancedlanding grounds will be prepared immediately by Indian Air Force in Arunachal Pradesh for emergency landing of defence aircraft and helicopters.
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    The advanced landing grounds would be set up at Ziro, Vijay Nagar, Mechuka, Pasighat, Tuting and Walong, defence sources said here Wednesday.
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    The Border Road Organisation here under Army's 4 Corps has taken measures to complete surface communication projects within the stipulated period, the sources said.
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    Union DoNER minister Paban Singh Ghatowar during a visit to the state earlier this week had said Rs 35 crore had been earmarked by his ministry for development of surface communication along the Sino-India border.
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    Ghatowar had also suggested that the Army and Air Force build up suitable surface and air communication there.
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    The defence sources said the417 km long road along the Sino-India border in ArunachalPradesh is expected to be completed this year.
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    IAF, the sources said, will develop an air field at Panagar in West Bengal for landing C-130J aircraft.
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