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Europe’s coast guards are preparing for the worst-case scenarios to ensure the best outcomes

Europe’s coast guards face many risks to keep our seas secure and safe. Good coordination in an emergency can mean the difference between life and death. To continuously improve their skills and their efficiency, the guards partake in regular exercises such as COASTEX. This year’s edition, COASTEX-22, took place on September 6th, in Croatia’s Brački …

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Eastern Command Trans Theater Adventure Activities Set to Take Civil-Military Cooperation to New Heights

19 teams, 78 days, 3 mountaineering expeditions (the highest being at 7,642 m), 7 treks of more than 750 km traversing at 16,500 ft, 6 cycling expeditions over 1,000 km on non-existent roads around 6 valleys, rafting over 3 rivers. That’s Eastern Command Trans Theater Adventure Activities (ECTTAA) 2022 in a nutshell. For the first …

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Missing North Carolina man’s boat found off Portugal coast

The boat of a retired US Army Special Forces soldier who vanished seven months ago has washed ashore on the Azores Islands – nearly 3,000 miles across the Atlantic, police said. The vessel belonging to Joseph Matthew Johnson, who was reported missing in November, was located last week on the island of São Jorge, about …

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Challenge to keep communication signals working during Kargil war: Veteran

Keeping the communication live during the high-altitude Kargil war in 1999 was very challenging and the group of Army personnel from the signals corps had to brave a rain of shells and shrapnel to ensure seamless communication, says Lt Col N Thiagarajan, who as a young soldier then took up the dauntless task. Pakistan’s target …

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US Army tests aerial tier communications in Jersey Devil’s stomping ground

WASHINGTON — The Jersey Devil, a legendary creature believed by some to inhabit the remote Pine Barrens in southern New Jersey, is said to communicate using a high-pitched, blood-curdling scream. This summer, scientists and engineers descended on the area, not to hunt for the mythical beast, but to experiment with communication technologies meant to reinforce …

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US Army tests aerial tier communications in Jersey Devil’s stomping ground

WASHINGTON — The Jersey Devil, a legendary creature believed by some to inhabit the remote Pine Barrens in southern New Jersey, is said to communicate using a high-pitched, blood-curdling scream. This summer, scientists and engineers descended on the area, not to hunt for the mythical beast, but to experiment with communication technologies meant to reinforce …

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