The day has come to end the search and rescue exercise onboard and “Mermaid” VIII rileint (Reliant Mermaid) sickness forces sharing the sea and air of Israel, Turkey and the United States.
The Turkish forces, and students hosted naval exercise took place in international waters in the Eastern Mediterranean, South of the Turkish coast. The exercise was attended by ten ships, four helicopters and four search and rescue aircraft of all three countries.
The troops practiced several scenarios and also assistance to vessels in distress at sea vessels, damage control and rescue boats from disaster. The main purpose is to practice search and rescue procedures in emergencies and safety measures.
תאריך: 24/08/2007, 14:36
Translated from Hebrew