A team from the UAE Armed Forces suceeded on their mission to scale Mount Everest.Despite of risks and dangerthat lies ahead, there was no turning back for them. After 5 long years of training and planning, now was the time for the officers to eventually head to the most challenging mountaineering expedition.
So Why do members of the UAE military service participate in adventure expeditions?
“Designed to create experiential learning, these programmes form the basis of Adventure training in order to help garner further opportunities which enhance leadership and qualities that improve the performance of service men and women in times of peace and war.”
The team consisted of 16 members, `13 climbers from different military ranks and branches of the UAE Armed forces. They were chosen based on the level of their fitness, motivation and ability to represent UAE and their units. Through the determination of one team they have succeeded in climbing and summiting Mount Everest.
You can Watch the premiere of Mission Everest: The UAE Military Team, Wednesday 7 December 9pm KSA/10pm UAE.