UK: Hampshire Firefighters Test Fire Fighting Tactics Onboard HMS Victory

first_img View post tag: Tactics Back to overview,Home naval-today UK: Hampshire Firefighters Test Fire Fighting Tactics Onboard HMS Victory View post tag: UK View post tag: Hampshire Hampshire firefighters have tested their procedures and emergency planning on board Britain’s oldest warship, HMS Victory, in Portsmouth.Crews from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service mobilised onto the historic ship, which attracts around 350,000 visitors per year, as if a real fire had broken out. The exercise assessed fire fighting tactics, tested command and control protocols as well as liaison with the Royal Navy.Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Group Manager for Portsmouth, Dave Smith, said:“The Victory is a Portsmouth icon so we need to ensure the ship is protected and that local crews are familiar with its layout, and given the opportunity to assess procedures and test emergency planning in the event of an incident on-board.”[mappress]Naval Today Staff, November 26, 2012; Image: RN View post tag: Firefighters View post tag: News by topic View post tag: fire Training & Education November 26, 2012 View post tag: Navy View post tag: test View post tag: fighting View post tag: HMS View post tag: Victory View post tag: Naval View post tag: Onboard UK: Hampshire Firefighters Test Fire Fighting Tactics Onboard HMS Victory Share this articlelast_img read more

Ceprkalo won the Second Place in his Qualifying Group at the Olympic Games

first_imgThe youngest BH competitor in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, 17-year-old swimmer Mihajlo Ceprkalo, won the second place in the discipline 1,500 meter freestyle.Our representative competed in the first qualifying group together with other six swimmers. His competition were: Wesley Roberts (Cook Islands), Matt Hutchins (New Zealand), Oussama Mellouli (Tunisia), Welson Sim (Malaysia) and Felipe Tapia (Chile).First place won Oussama Mellouli from Tunisia with the time 15:07:78. The second was Ceprkalo with the time 15:31:62, and third place went to Matt Hutchins from Australia with the time 15:32:60.Mellouli justified the role of favorite in this group, because this 32-year-old athlete won the gold in this discipline in 2008 in Beijing and bronze in London in 2012.Young swimmer from Banja Luka did not manage to break the national record with this time. This result will not be enough to qualify for the finals, but it was clear even before his performance that the finals would be a real sensation considering times of other competitors in this discipline and the fact that Ceprkalo is the second youngest competitor in this discipline. Winning the second place in this group deserves sincere congratulations.Ceprkalo came at the Olympic Games with 42nd best time out of 46 that will compete in the discipline 1,500 meter freestyle. He came at the Olympics with a time 15: 26:22 which is our national record.There are a total of six qualifying groups in which are distributed a total of 46 competitors. The best 8 competitors will qualify for the finals. The finals are scheduled on the night from Saturday to Sunday.(Source: O. T./ read more