Monday, February 23, 2009

Defence Ministry: Ukrainian naval aviators study experience of rescue operations from American colleagues

A working visit to the USA of a group of Ukrainian officers of Naval Aviation Brigade of the Ukrainian fleet, led by an officer of the department of the Naval Aviation of the headquarters of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, major Anatolii Glynenko has commenced.

The visit of Ukrainian naval aviators to their American colleagues is aimed at getting acquainted with organization of search and rescue operations in the Naval Forces of the USA in the process of emergency water landing.

During workshops and lectures the Ukrainian militarymen will get familiarized with peculiarities of use of respective rescue equipment according to the NATO standards and safety measures applied in such situations.

The visit of the Ukrainian naval aviation group to the USA will run through February 28.