French Navy Helicopter Training in Reunion Island

October 5, 2020 (Google Translation) – On September 24, 2020, sailors and agents identified in the pool of assessment and intervention teams (EEI) in Reunion Island participated in a helicopter hoisting training.

In an area marked by strong maritime challenges, the Government Delegate for State Action at Sea (DDGAEM), assisted by the maritime zone commander, must have an operational capacity to assess the situation of a ship. in difficulty, intervene and take the necessary actions by sending an assessment and / or intervention team on board.

For such a team to be deployed, regular winching training is necessary.

Thanks to the support of the Overseas Support and Assistance Building (BSAOM) Champlain and the Panther helicopter from detachment 36F / Floréal , twelve IED members from various administrations contributing to State action at sea (naval base , ship safety center, maritime gendarmes, army health service) were thus able to be qualified for a period of three years.

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