HIGH ALTITUDE WARFARE SCHOOL (HAWS) TRAINEES SCALE NEW HEIGHT

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.

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