View Full Version : Russians join Nato submarine rescue drill
06-08-2011, 02:40 PM
The world's largest submarine rescue exercise, involving more than 20 nations and 2,000 people, is under way off the coast of Spain.
For the first time ever, a Russian submarine is taking part in the exercise, carrying out test dockings with Nato rescue vehicles.
BBC Video ... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-13692299
06-08-2011, 02:44 PM
Really good news, thanks.
06-08-2011, 04:36 PM
Good to see this. You obviously hope that the circumstances will always be that it will never be needed but in the event that there is a problem, The capability is now tried and successfully tested.
06-08-2011, 05:01 PM
Good news, especially for the Russian's.
06-08-2011, 05:33 PM
Pics, pics, pics...
06-08-2011, 09:32 PM
Nothing wrong with that.....the Russians/Sovs have had plenty of problems with subs in the past.....nothing wrong with learning how the neighbors use their rescue craft, since they will be the ones called in an emergency.
06-08-2011, 09:39 PM
British Forces News: British rescue teams are taking part in a major international exercise practising the recovery of stricken submarines after disaster at sea. Exercise Bold Monarch, off Spain's south-east coast is the first NATO training drill to involve a Russian submarine. Russia's involvement comes nearly 11 years after 118 of its sailors died aboard the Kursk when it crashed to the bottom of the Barents Sea in August 2000.
06-11-2011, 08:07 PM
NATO submarine rescue system
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