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NATO international navy exercises to be carried out in the Baltic Sea

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThis Wednesday, April 22nd, NATO Naval Forces Command will hold the Dynamic Mercy 2015 military exercises in neutral waters of the Baltic Sea. This training event is meant to improve cooperation of inter-governmental units and personnel management in a situation of large scale rescue operation at sea.

The operation will be led by Swedish Joint Rescue Co-Ordination Centre. Military vessels from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Sweden will participate, as confirmed by Latvian Defence Ministry.

Latvia will be represented by Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre, two patrol ships and a helicopter provided by the Latvian Air Force.

Training exercises will be carried out in two parts with different scenarios.

One of them will be led by MRCC Riga. In this scenario, a collision of two ships will be simulated. As a result of this collision, multiple people (manikins) will end up in water, waiting for rescue. Victims will be pulled out of water using a rescue helicopter and then delivered to a nearby ship. The accident will take place in neutral waters of the Baltic Sea, approximately 65 nautical miles away from the coast between Liepaja and Jurmalciems.


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    • jj says:

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      • L says:

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