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Winter military training

I don't know exactly what country's military exercise is the most toughest but I guess Korea could be listed in top 10.

Yesterday, I watched the news about the winter training of Korean special forces. Their training was broadcasted in China too. It is said that They're going to train for 9 days in a tactical training facility and to learn how to survive in severe cold.

I was quite impressed when I saw that they dived into the river crashing the river ice and put the snow into their naked bodies briskly. They looked so enthusiastic.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GA5yx...ayer_embedded#!

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The Norwegians have perfected winter warfare.

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It's mostly about mental attitude.

Personnaly, I feel quite at ease operating in -45 Celsius weather in an Arctic environment, rather then being stuck in 50 Celsius humid jungle full of mosquitoes (been there and done that, in both cases.)

Both environment have their challenges, but I rather be in an environment that I may dress in layers to keep warm and fire up the stove/campfire to heat water/snow to have a hot drink (in a very humid climate such as a jungle, there is only so much you can take off your body to keep cool, and its not that simple to fire up a fridge to have a cold drink in an austere environment!)

Now find me a pair of ice skates, a hockey stick and a puck, and I may just forget how cold it really is.
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Why go to Norway when you can go to Alaska? You can see Russia from both places.

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