Air Defence Radar station to be set up in Mizoram

The Indian Air Force has planned to set up an Air Defence Radar Station in the strategically important state of Mizoram, an official release said here Thursday.

Aizawl: The Indian Air Force has planned
to set up an Air Defence Radar Station in the strategically important state of Mizoram, an official release said here Thursday.
Sandwiched between two countries, the north eastern
state has 404 km and 318 km long international borders with
Myanmar and Bangladesh respectively.

The issue was discussed at a meeting between Governor
Lt Gen M M Lakhera and the visiting Air Marshall K K Nohwar,
AOC-in-Chief of Eastern Air Command at the Raj Bhavan here
yesterday.
The release said 300 acres of land at Zopuitlang in
Lunglei district was identified by the IAF and the civil
administration for the purpose.

Long term use of the lone Lengpui Airport of the state
by IAF aircraft was also discussed at the meeting.

PTI

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