Indian Army buglers look on during the marking of the 39th anniversary of 'Vijay Diwas' (Victory Day) as they stand above a plaque listing soldiers killed in different wars in Kolkata on December 16, 2010.
Indian soldiers from 1 Gorkha Rifles Regiment fire their 7.62 mm machine gun at a fixed position during a live-fire exercise at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., March 12, 2008,
This is the worst nightmare of every soldier. If a man can clear this, he can handle anything on earth. My brother has recounted the nightmarish training regime inside the jungle. It feels like it is the end of the world. Heck! Even many mizo cadets who join the Army don't clear it.
American Special Forces personnel under going jungle warfare training at the specialised counter-insurgency range of the Indian army's famous Counter-Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School (CIJW) in Vairengte in Mizoram.