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"Caspian-2015" command and staff drill held on the 10th anniversary of the MES

On November 24, 2015, Ministry’s rescue bodies, as well as the personnel, specialized machinery and equipment of Defense, Interior and Health Ministries, Special State Protection and State Border Services, State Maritime Administration and the "BP" company were involved in "Caspian-2015" on land and sea command and staff drill held on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Ministry of Emergency Situations. “Organizing interaction of the Bodies of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan with other government agencies when eliminating consequences of emergencies" was the objective of the drill which took place in the area of Diving and Accident-Rescue Works Office and Complex Drilling Works Trust of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic located in Baku, Garadagh district.

A total drill staff was 752 people, including 600 from the Ministry of Emergency Situations, 60 from the Ministry of Defense, 15 from the Special State Protection Service, 25 from the State Border Service, 22 from the Interior Ministry, 10 from the Health Ministry and 20 people from the "BP" company personnel. 101 units of air, sea and land special vehicles, including 73 cars, 4 helicopters and 1 "BE 200" amphibious aircraft belonged to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, 11 special purpose ships 7 of which of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, 2 of the Defense Ministry and 2 of the State Border Service, as well as 12 high-speed boats, 10 of the Ministry of Emergency Situations and 2 of the Ministry of Internal Affairs have been also involved in the drill.

According to plan, the first stage of the drill demonstrated the emergency warning, search and rescue operations and the second stage - oil spill response, inspection of the underwater parts of installations and hand over of facilities. All operations were carried out successfully.

At the end, a parade of forces and equipment took part at the drill has been held.

High-rank officers of the Ministry’s bodies that participated in the drill, high-level delegates of relevant government agencies of Russia and Iran, as well as the International Civil Defense Organization watched the event lively.

Information of MES’s Press-service

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