Italian Navy and NATO: "Bold Monarch 2008" drill
Rome, Italy - For research and rescue of submersibles on trouble
(WAPA) - "'Bold Monarch 2008', the most important international drill for the rescue of submarines on trouble, has started in the North Sea, Norway.
Ending on next June, 6th, many International air-sea and submarine trims will join the drill as Canadian, French, Greek, British, Israeli, Italian, Norwegian, Holland, Polish, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian and American.
The training aim to improve the actions, increase the synergy between the joining Nations and test the sophisticated equipment for the security of crews on trouble.
Italian Navy, which has an international prestigious role in this sector, joins with scuba divers Group and 'Teseo Tesei' raiders, called Spag (Submariner Parachute Assistant Group) and 2 modern small submarine, with a stiff diving-suit Ads (Atmospheric Diving Suit) boarded on Polish Navy's Lech ship.
The drill, which falling due every three years, is taking place alternatively in North-Europe and Mediterranean Sea; 2005's edition, in Mediterranean Sea, has been managed by Italian Navy". (Avionews)