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The Indian Army and the Defence Geoinformatics and Research Establishment (DGRE) have jointly installed the Avalanche Monitoring Radar, first of its kind in India, in north Sikkim.

Defence spokesman Lt. Col Mahendra Rawat said that the radar was inaugurated at an altitude of 15,000 feet in Sikkim.

This radar has the capability to detect avalanches within three seconds of their triggering and will assist in saving valuable life of troops and civilians , he said.

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