India on the Chinese and Pakistani borders will build a network of strategically fundamental tunnels

India on the Chinese and Pakistani borders build a network of strategic tunnelsIn the mountainous regions of India on the border with China and Pakistan will be created 11 road tunnels: to speed up the transfer of arms and the mobilization of troops as needed, and for the improvement of traffic. On Friday referring to official Indian sources told the newspaper Times of India.

According to the publisher, two tunnels for the development of the road network will be built in the state of Uttarakhand. The total length of the tunnels will be equal 89 kilometers. Two tunnel length 6.5 km and 12 will open in the state Jammu and Kashmir in the north. In these areas, landslides and snowfalls often block roads.

New all-weather tunnels are designed to make continuous movement in the area. Territory Jammu and Kashmir — the subject of a dispute between Pakistan and India, in connection with which the Indian side considers the provision of continuous transportation in the region strategically important task.

9 began designing tunnels in Jammu and Kashmir, also in the north-eastern states of Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh. Among these projects, the construction of 2-tunnels with a total length of over 25 km, for the development of transport links with the county to Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh on the border with China.

Given area — The subject of a dispute between China and India. Delivery of troops and logistical support in this area at the present time is mostly helicopters. Near the border with China, Sikkim is planned to build two more tunnel.

All projects include the construction of tunnels in the seismically unsafe mountain areas with difficult terrain and harsh climate, said the Indian press.

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