Indian Army to Pakistan to step up training for the imaginary mountain warfare (Photos)
patrol in the highlands of the Indian Army
Indian Army soldiers going rock climbing training
LONDON, July 2 news: the foot of a mountain in an Indian Army commander looked up the soldiers have their own place ordered loudly: “Well, start flying fox! (flying fox, an extremely dangerous climbing skills)!” command issued in a few seconds later, a soldier began to show his shame that stunt all the “flying fox” action. The soldier clutched the rope in his hands, feet off the ground, rushing quickly to the ground upside down. Just about to touch the ground when he suddenly stopped the hands of the rope free fall trend. Throughout the process, the soldier must be within three seconds of the successful completion of from 50 to 60 meters height safe landing, no discrepancies will lead to a fatal injury.
30 Indian Tribune reported that this is only the Indian Army in mountain warfare exercises in one of a series of training activities, its purpose is not only to control the line of control between India and Pakistan near the Himalayas, lies along the control Sino-Indian border line of actual control of the Himalayan Mountains. Ten years ago, India had tried to Pakistanis expelled from the mountain where, but the Indian soldiers did not go through enough of the mountain exercise, so get a painful lesson.
reported that the Indian Army’s senior commanders believe that Pakistan can not reduce its deployment of troops at the border, so the defense sector in India has set up two new mountain divisions. Report quoted stationed in Kargil in Kashmir (Kargil) region of the mountain division of the eighth 苏什雷卡卓 Riel as saying: “In the near future, war will become very important mountain.” Moreover, the report also pointed out that , in addition to manpower, the las – Kargil-Batalik region stationed troops also received equipment such as snow removal vehicles.
reported that now, the Indian Army is 21,000 feet above sea level the mountain area mountain warfare exercises. Rolling hills, across glaciers and fast flowing rivers, are the schools in India Kargil war (Kargil Battle School, established in 1999 after the conflict) as part of training. All deployed to Dellas – Kargil-Batalik region of the Indian soldiers arrived in the area must be trained within the first few weeks. In fact, in about six years ago, the U.S. military during the conflict in Afghanistan and the Indian Army had trained here, this is the region’s steep mountains and the Taliban-controlled Afghanistan from the North West Frontier Province is very similar environment.
Kargil war in India, a young major general interpretation of the school, said: “Flying Fox” skills are in need of training the Indian Army, one of the wounded survivors to ensure that an important part of the relevant training. To be able to escort the soldiers wounded in the war through a river, the soldiers accepted the use of the Army puts up a rope bridge can carry a stretcher training. As long as within minutes, the soldiers will be able to cross the river to escort the wounded. In the past, this process requires several hours. In other forms of withdrawal process, the Indian soldiers to be wounded companion on his shoulders, and then with the help of the rope down to send. In addition, the Indian Army still Gu Mage (Gulmarg) set up near the mountain of other specialized training schools. (Compiled: Spring)