The members of the special operations platoon, the transport helicopters squadron and part of the Air Brigade command conducted training in the period from 19-20 March, 2019, in accordance with the annual training plan of the unit.
As part of the training, an exercise “Combat search, rescue and recovery of casualties from inaccessible terrain” was realized, which was completed successfully and with great professionalism.
The main goal of the training is to enable the Air Brigade personnel to perform combat activities in conditions of inaccessible terrain, to gain self-confidence and safety at work and to perfect the techniques for working with LPG-150 crane and fast rope insertion extraction system. Also, the purpose of the training is to perform tasks for rescuing and finding casualties in unknown terrain.
These types of trainings are especially important because in case of natural disaster or individual accidents Air Brigade personnel needs to be highly trained and ready to meet the challenges.