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'Non-contact warfare' getting serious consideration: Army Chief


'Non-contact warfare' getting serious consideration: Army Chief
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Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said Saturday that `non-contact warfare' is "important" and it is getting serious consideration in the restructuring of the armed forces. Rawat was speaking to the media on the sidelines of an annual function at Bhosla Military School here. Asked whether a special "vertical" is being created in the Army for non-contact warfare, Rawat said, "I have spoken about it number of times, non-contact warfare is important. "We are preparing for non-contact warfare. It is a serious issue. We are considering it seriously in our restructuring," he said.

(With inputs from agencies.)

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