National Defence Bureau,
New Delhi, 01 October 2017
Students undergoing mountain warfare advance training at HAWS successfully summited a height of 17350 ft from 27 to 29 September 2017 in J&k region. A total of Nine student officers and 79 student NCOs under the traing team of HAWS personally lead by Maj Gen Atul Kaushik, Comdt HAWS, traversed the treacherous route with a mix of Ice Wall, Moraines, Glacial fields and crevasses. The team fixed numerous ropes to successfully summit the feature without any injuries.
The ‘Height Gain’ exercise is a confidence booster for students undergoing training and enables them to operate at altitudes above 17000ft.