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RFA Mounts Bay visit to Cayman Islands Fri (7)

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RFA Mounts Bay Visit

WHO:                               His Excellency, Acting Governor Franz Manderson                                        

WHAT:                             The visit by the RFA Mounts Bay will include various training exercises, technical support, a ground clearance project and the Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) exercise.

WHEN & WHERE:        Friday, 7 July 2017

  • A joint exercise between the RCIPS Air Operations Unit and the flight crew of the RFA Mounts Bay will take place at the General Aviation Terminal

o   A flyover will happen at 9 a.m.

  • Military personnel will conduct training exercises on the new RHIB with CIFS at the South Terminal, George Town cruise port

o   Starting at 11 a.m.

  • A military exercise will follow at Governor’s Beach to test the Royal Navy’s disaster recovery response with the unloading of heavy equipment and supplies
  • In the afternoon the ground clearance project will take place at Northward prison

o   military personnel will use equipment to clear vegetation away at the Northward prison to improve security


Participants:                  The Governor’s Office, Minister for Financial Services & Home Affairs Tara Rivers, Commanding Officer, Captain Christopher Clarke & officers of the RFA Mounts Bay, Chief Fire Officer David Hails & officers with the Cayman Islands Fire Service, Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, Hazard Management Cayman Islands, Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service and other government leaders


IMAGE: Royal Navy RFA Mounts Bay


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