Multinational CIMIC Exercise “ARGONAUT 2015”
Third Phase “Search and Rescue (SAR) Operations”
It is announced that the Third Phase “Search and Rescue (SAR) Operations”, of the Multinational Civil Military Cooperation (CIMIC) Exercise “ARGONAUT 2015”, will be carried out tomorrow, Wednesday, 27th of May 2015, within the Republic of Cyprus Search and Rescue Region (SRR), which coincides with the FIR Nicosia.
In this framework, two large full-scale multinational day and night SAR practice trainings, will be carried out in the field. Specifically, naval and air SAR Units and personnel from the Republic of Cyprus (host nation), Greece, France, the United Kingdom and the United States of America, will take part in the SAR PHASE of the exercise “ARGONAUT 2015”, under the operational control and coordination of the Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) Larnaka.
The main objectives of the day and night aeronautical exercises are the planning, preparation and execution of multinational joint SAR in order to promote readiness for effective response on SAR missions and other humanitarian operations in the wider region, to enhance international SAR cooperation and build of cross-border SAR networks. -26.05.2015