Northern Command wins air weapon championship


JK News Today

Jammu, April 6:

The 15th edition of General JJ Singh Air Weapon Championship 2019 was conducted at Army Marksmanship Unit, Mhow from 25 March to 03 April 2019. Northern Comd has won the title for the 4th consecutive time.

The aim of the championship is to identify, train and nurture talented young male and female Officers of the Indian Army for participation in various National and International Shooting Competitions. More than 100 male and female young shooters from across the Indian Army competed in 10 meters Air Rifle and Air Pistol categories.

The Northern Command team was selected and trained at Northern Command Shooting Node, Akhnoor under the aegis of White Knight Corps for a period of six months. The Northern Command team competed against nine other teams for the coveted ‘Burma Shell Trophy’ and won the overall Inter Command Championship. It also bagged the Women’s Overall Trophy alongwith one gold and three silver individual medals.


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