USS Abraham Lincoln MH-60S Crashes in SOCAL OPAREA

An MH-60S helicopter embarked aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) crashed into the sea while conducting routine flight operations approximately 60 nautical miles off the coast of San Diego at 4:30 p.m. PST, Aug. 31. Currently, one crewmember has been rescued and search efforts continue for the other crewmembers of an MH-60S helicopter embarked aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72)…

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Canada Takes Part in Saint Pierre and Miquelon SAR Exercise

On August 3 and 4, 2021, the patrol boat Fulmar participated in a search and rescue (SAR) exercise held in Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon. Objective: to develop interoperability with Canadian army air assets as well as synergies between local administrations and services in Saint-Pierre. No less than a dozen actors were involved in the preparation and conduct of this exercise: the Fulmar,the star…

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Anzac Takes Part in Indian Ocean Rescue

May 16, 2021 – On Friday and again on Saturday night the Australian Defence Force deployed P-8A Poseidon aircraft to deliver life rafts to 20 stranded fishermen who were clinging to their vessel 670nm west of Perth. They worked closely with other aircraft coordinated by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). HMAS Anzac, which was hours off docking in Perth…

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Colombian Navy Rescues Eight on High Seas

November 3, 2020 (Google Translation) – The vessel in which they were transported presented failures as a result of adverse meteorological conditions. In operations to control the sea, the Colombian Navy, through Coast Guard units attached to the Specific Command of San Andrés and Providencia, rescued eight fishermen aboard a Colombian motor ship named “Sishell”, which presented failures in its…

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France Unveils New VTS and SAR Communications Facility

October 9, 2020 (Google Translation) – Thanks to the generalization of radio waves, then radars, defining your position at sea became easier and easier from the first half of the 20th century. But with the constant increase in the number of ships during the 1960s and 1970s, the management and securing of major international maritime routes reached unprecedented complexity. Faced…

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FS Loire Assists FV La Bernadette off Port Pothuau

August 18, 2020 (Google Translation) – During the night of August 13 to 14, 2020, crew A of the Bâtiment de Support et d’Assistance Métropolitain (BSAM) Loire , monitoring maritime approaches along the coast of Provence, came to the aid of a fishing vessel, La Bernadette , in engine damage off Port Pothuau. Faced with the impossibility of carrying out…

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