Wednesday, November 16, 2016

French Navy Commissions Naval Aviation Tender Jules

November 9, 2016 (Google Translation) - Captain Marc Gander, commander of NAS Lanvéoc- Poulmic, presided over the ceremony of baptism of the boat instruction to the hoist (EIH) Jules .
Implementation by the sailors of the Naval Academy , the EIH Jules is used to benefit NAS Lanvéoc Poulmic . It ensures the formation and training of helicopter pilots, divers and aircrew including the achievement of hélitreuillages at sea. The base station units, shipborne helicopter fleet, the training group instruction (GEI), the training center for the survival and rescue of naval aviation (CESSAN) and specialization school on board helicopters (ESHE / 22S) benefit from this new specialized training platform.
A new training platform for winching
With two spots in and out, the boat will provide a platform to perform the workouts in day or night hoist and building support for training divers and implementation of survival exercises sea ​​trainees CESSAN. It will conduct its missions in the harbor of Brest, Iroise sea or in the bay of Douarnenez, from the Naval School in Lanvéoc-Poulmic.
The godmother of EIH Jules is Lieutenant Commander Nadine Zanatta first woman helicopter pilot in the Navy.
Sources: Navy 
Photograph: Ministry of Defence 

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