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The Him Tapak space heating device (Bukhari) has been developed for the Indian Army deployed in Eastern Ladakh, Siachen and high altitude areas

DRDO develops products to help Indian army battle extreme cold in Eastern Ladakh

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PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 05:31 PM IST
With over 50,000 Indian troops are deployed in Eastern Ladakh to fight against China, the Defence Research and Development Organisation has developed multiple products such the Him-Taapak heating devices and snow melters to help the soldiers fight the enemy in form of the extremely low temperatures.
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Soldiers deployed on the Siachen glacier may soon be able to bathe, a luxury they cannot currently afford during their three-month stay at posts located at heights of up to 21,700 feet as water is a scarce resource.(PTI File Photo)
Soldiers deployed on the Siachen glacier may soon be able to bathe, a luxury they cannot currently afford during their three-month stay at posts located at heights of up to 21,700 feet as water is a scarce resource.(PTI File Photo)

Soldiers in Siachen won’t have to wait 90 days for a bath anymore

UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2019 01:49 PM IST
The soldiers are likely to be supplied with indigenously-developed waterless body hygiene products. Kolkata-based Eastern Command, which is responsible for guarding India’s disputed border with China, has tested and ordered the products, two officials said on condition of anonymity on Monday.
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