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Kariba Rescue

Michael Hamence lifts the veil on covert SAAF operations during the Rhodesian Bush War.

‘VFR ONLY’ CERTIFICATION of the Aerospatiale SE 319B Alouette III helicopter rather restricted its operational use during the Rhodesian Bush War. The Rhodesian Air Force (RhAF) and South African Air Force (SAAF) crews who flew the Aylos (as it is affectionately known) were perfectly capable of handling any situation that might confront them — but within the manufacturer’s certified limitations. It goes without saying, that those limitations were frequently stretched — and on one occasion, SAAF crewmembers found themselves in a unique situation.

By 1975, the

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IT In Emergencies

An Education Resource from the RAF, free to educational institutions.

NOT ANOTHER flight simulator this month, but an educational resource from the RAF themselves. Like many government departments the Air Force have decided to share some of their expertise with the nation’s schools and offer this package free to any genuine educational institution applying for it. Unlike most freebies, which are worth pretty much what you pay for them, «IT In Emergencies* is worth a considerable amount. Leaving the content aside for the moment, nothing has been stinted in the presentation. A high grade cardboard sleeve opens to reveal neatly

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Yaroslavsky GCC launched the tug Victor Kopecky

Yaroslavl Shipyard pulled the stocks of sea rescue tug project 745MBS (serial number 444) for the Ministry of Defense. On creation took about a year, and the Yaroslavl shipbuilders working ahead of schedule.

Photo by Oleg Smyslov (clickable)

The new ship was named "Victor Kopecky" — in honor of the sailor and the famous Romantic writer, author of sea novels and short stories.

 Captain Victor Kopecky has worked for more than 30 years in the merchant navy, and before that served as a navigator on board the rescue service of the

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Affiliates and Emergency Rosrybolovstva Far East have received new equipment

Branches of the Far Eastern regional search and rescue team MOE Russia, including Sakhalin, have received new equipment — All terrain vehicles GAZ-3351. As the press service of the Far Eastern regional search and rescue team in November of this year under the authority of the federal budget has received nine road vehicles for the transport of people and transport of goods in the most severe road and weather conditions.

According to the chief of the maintenance of personal protective Michael Tretiak, two cars sent to the Yakut search-and-rescue team, two — in Magadan. One by one all terrain vehicle

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The ship RESCUE Karev successfully completed the ice test

March 19, 2013, in accordance with the program entry in the ship's structure ASF FSUE "Baltic Basin-rescue control" of newly built multi-purpose rescue boat "RESCUE Karev" (factory-builder «Nevsky Shipyard") were successfully conducted ice trials vessel.

 

The tests were conducted in the Gulf when the air temperature -7-10 C, the ice thickness of 35-45 cm, bridging joints ice fields up to 50 cm among trial participants were members of the FSUE "Baltic-Basin Salvage Department," representative of "Nevsky Shipyard "Laboratory of ice and ice performance art ships JSC" CNIIMF "and other officials.

Test results

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Court delivered the Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol with guns who died in World War II submarine

In Sevastopol, the Black Sea Fleet on the quay wall Mine ceremony of transfer of artifacts recovered from the sea off Cape Tarkhankut.

Bow and stern guns who died in the Great Patriotic War of the Soviet submarine were delivered to the rescue vessel Sevastopol Black Sea Fleet "Epron" and the Ukrainian Navy harbor tug "Kremenets."

Work on the survey and recovery of parts of the underwater object carried crew of the rescue ship "Epron" and management professionals search and rescue Black Sea Fleet.

Russian sailors completed work on the survey of

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Why America spends money on Emergencies (fire department, police, army …) if there are bloggers volunteers?

 

Hurricane Sandy, cost the United States at $ 50 billion (a conservative estimate), has once again demonstrated the inability of the federal, state, and city services to withstand natural disasters and protect the lives of ordinary Americans. Once again, the main heroes in the fight against the destructive forces of nature were ordinary people, not the president, Barack Obama, Governor Andrew Cuomo and Chris Christie, and the Federal Agency for Emergency Management (FEMA).

The role of volunteers in the fight against Sandy is so great that many residents in the affected areas strongly questioned the effectiveness of government

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The oldest active ship of the Russian Navy

The oldest active ship of the Russian Navy

July 16th, 2012 at 9:03 AM

How many years of living ships? The exact answer to this question is likely to be found in books on seamanship.Then we can try to find the oldest working ship in the fleet.As part of the Black Sea Fleet, based in Sevastopol, is the oldest ship of the Navy of Russia — a rescue ship catamaran "The Commune," which is already in service 99 years.

Rescue ship Commune

2. Rescue boat catamaran "Commune" — the oldest Russian Black Sea Fleet. November 12, 2012

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Launching salvage vessel Rescue Karev

November 23, 2010 at 12.30 at the Nevsky Shipyard a ceremony of launching the brain multipurpose salvage vessel "Rescue Karev" (building number 701) with a capacity of 4 MW project MPSV07, whose construction works are performed in accordance with the State contract number 226-ASS4/32-GK-09.

The contracting authority — Federal Agency of Maritime and River Transport. Customer — FSI "The management of the state customer of sea transport development programs." The designer — JSC "Marine Engineering Bureau-Design-SPb".

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Flooding in Colorado: More than 500 missing

September 15, 2013. More than 500 people are reported missing in the U.S. Colorado as a result of the ongoing floods, which claimed five lives, said on Sunday the American television channel CNN.

Given the scale of disasters, the number of dead and missing will increase, according to authorities. "I guess that in the next few days we will continue to receive information on missing persons and of deaths" — pessimistic sheriff said one of the affected districts by John Schultz.

A few days in the U.S. state of precipitation fell as much as usually falls in a few

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