Weston-super-Mare RNLI identify potential new site for a permanent lifeboat station

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The RNLI has announced plans to apply for planning permission to build a new, permanent lifeboat station at Madeira Cove. The charity has been working closely with North Somerset Council (NSC) on initial proposals and will begin work on a planning application to be submitted later this year.

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Thank You Letter – Liang Jin (Leon’s) Parents

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A kind thank you note from Leon’s parents and a plea to the public to keep providing information to Police and SAR.

We would like to thank the NSR team and Vancouver Police from bottom of our heart. To rescue our son Leon with all the best they can. We also like to thank Leon’s friends, colleagues and the public who cares and helps to provide all the information on these days.

Although 12 days passed, we still with great hope that Leon is out there. Leon believes in God and he loves God so we know God will take care of Leon with His mighty hand and bring him home. God bless you all and thank you.

Leon’s parents

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Boeing Receives Orders for 336 More Military Rescue Radios, System Upgrades

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Combat Survivor Evader Locator helps in recovery of isolated personnel

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] will deliver an additional 336 Combat Survivor Evader Locator (CSEL) radios, and upgrade the system’s global base station network, through new orders from the U.S. Air Force with a combined total value of about $9.7 million.

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RNLI Portsmouth Lifeboat Launched to reports of a vehicle in the water

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Portsmouth ILB was launched early this morning (Friday 09 Jan 2015 – 1.07am) for the first time of New Year to reports of a car in the water in Langstone Harbour.

Local Coastguard units where already on-scene with Police, but requested the Portsmouth Inshore Lifeboat (ILB) Brians Pride was launched to provide additional safety cover for the Coastguard members that had entered the water to assess the vehicle and aid the recovery operation.

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Carabineros de Chile Order an AW139 Helicopter

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The order marks the entrance of the AW139 into the Chilean helicopter market
AW139 is the best-selling intermediate twin engine helicopter

Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland announced today that the Carabineros de Chile has placed an order for an AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter. The aircraft, which will be delivered in the first quarter of 2015, will be used to support a wide range of missions including public order and safety, crime control, counter terrorism, drug control and border security across the nation, search and rescue and transport. The exceptional performance of the AW139, especially at high altitude and in high temperatures, will enhance the Carabineros’ mission capabilities.

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