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Swedish Maritime Administration Takes Delivery of Its First AW139

Swedish Maritime Administration Takes Delivery of Its First AW139

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the Swedish Maritime Administration has taken delivery of its first AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter during an official ceremony held at Vergiate plant (Italy) on September 10th. The aircraft is the […]


Team Offers C-27J for Canada’s Fixed-Wing SAR

Team Offers C-27J for Canada’s Fixed-Wing SAR

Alenia Aermacchi, General Dynamics Canada, and DRS Technologies Canada Ltd. (TCL) have signed a comprehensive teaming agreement to compete for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) upcoming Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue Replacement Program. The team will offer a market variant […]


Medevac crew reacts to dangerous call

Medevac crew reacts to dangerous call

In the midst of combat, acts of valor and bravery are performed so often they are sometimes overlooked. This was almost the case with the story of the Soldiers who rescued Marine Lance Cpl. Winder Perez. On Jan. 12, 2012, […]


Chile navy rescues four from Antarctic ship

Chile navy rescues four from Antarctic ship

Four Brazilians filming a documentary off the Antarctic coast were rescued by the Chilean navy after their ship became stuck in the ice, Chilean media said Monday. Officials told the daily El Mercurio that the four Brazilians were safe and […]


Submarine Rescue System Is Put Through Its Paces

Submarine Rescue System Is Put Through Its Paces

Costing £130m and weighing 360 tonnes, the NATO Submarine Rescue System is one of the most sophisticated pieces of equipment in the world. For four days, 70 experts from three countries put it through its paces. The NATO Submarine Rescue […]


HC-130J arrival brings promise of improved personnel recovery

HC-130J arrival brings promise of improved personnel recovery

Air Combat Command officials received its first HC-130J Combat King II after Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz flew the aircraft here and officiated an arrival ceremony Sept. 24. The delivery of the new C-130 model from Georgia […]


Royal Navy takes part in largest submarine rescue exercise

Royal Navy takes part in largest submarine rescue exercise

Royal Navy personnel have joined 2,000 sailors from 13 nations for the world’s largest submarine rescue exercise, off the south-eastern tip of Spain. The ten days of NATO Exercise Bold Monarch witnessed an international effort to bring trapped submariners from […]


Russian Submarine Works with US Sub Rescue System for First Time

Russian Submarine Works with US Sub Rescue System for First Time

A historic international milestone was achieved when the Russian submarine, SSK Alrosa, mated with a U.S. submarine rescue system during exercise Bold Monarch 2011, June 7. The coupling of the U.S. Submarine Rescue Diving and Recompression System (SRDRS) and the […]


NATO Exercise Demos Submarine Rescue

NATO Exercise Demos Submarine Rescue

A demonstration of submarine rescue operations, in the framework of Exercise Bold Monarch 2011, took place today at the presence of Admiral Giampaolo di Paola, Chairman of NATO’s Military Committee (CMC), Gen Nikolay Makarov, Chief of Joint Staff of Russian […]


 
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