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In the detachment for combating underwater sabotage forces and means (PDSS) of the Novorossiysk Naval Base (NVMB) of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF), a planned demonstration exercise was held to assist an emergency diver.

According to the plan of the exercise, the military personnel had to inspect the underwater parts of the ships at the base point. During the work of personnel under water, one of the divers showed signs of decompression sickness.

The conditional victim was raised to the surface, taken to the pressure chamber, and provided with the necessary medical assistance.

Also, during the exercise, special classes were held with divers, during which various methods of providing assistance to a diver in case of emergency situations under water were worked out.

The exercise took place in the NVMB training complex, which is equipped with a 6-meter-deep swimming pool, which makes it possible to train personnel all year round and at any time of the day.

The event was held in accordance with the plan of combat training and daily activities of the forces (troops) of the Black Sea Fleet.

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