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Real Thaw 2022 Closing Ceremony
Real Thaw 2022 Closing Ceremony
Today, July 7th, the Closing Ceremony of Real Thaw 2022 (RT22) took place. The Air Commander, Lieutenant General António Branco, presided the ceremony. During the ceremony, the National Flags of the participating countries were lowered,(...)
Convoy Escort at Real Thaw 2022
Convoy Escort at Real Thaw 2022
One of the mission types carried out during the Real Thaw 2022 is the Convoy Escort. This mission type is understood as the monitoring carried out to land vehicles by aircraft capable of providing protection during their displacement. This type(...)
P-3C CUP+ ORION on Real Thaw
P-3C CUP+ ORION on Real Thaw
At Real Thaw, the main objective of Squadron 601 - “Lobos”, which operates the P-3C CUP+ ORION, is to improve the interaction with several national and international forces, in order to improve tactics, techniques and combat(...)
High entities present at Real Thaw
High entities present at Real Thaw
The Real Thaw 2022 (RT22) Distinguished Visitors Day (DVD) took place today, July 5th, at Air Base Nº 11 (BA11). The Portuguese Air Commander, Lieutenant General António Branco, the French Air Commander Major General Dominique Tardif(...)
Real Thaw Reporting and Control Center
Real Thaw Reporting and Control Center
The Air Force Control and Reporting Center (CRC) is responsible for ensuring the surveillance of the National Air Space and the tactical command over all means - air and surface - assigned to it. In situations of crisis and conflict, it’s(...)
Knowledge sharing on RealThaw
Knowledge sharing on RealThaw
At Real Thaw 2022 (RT22) there are three teams of Assistance and Relief Systems Operators (OPSAS) of different nationalities. In addition to the Portuguese, the RT22 also has teams of American and Belgian OPSAS.For master sergeant Monteiro, these(...)
MEDEVAC Missions in Real Thaw 2022
MEDEVAC Missions in Real Thaw 2022
At Real Thaw 2022, training moments and Medical Evacuation - MEDEVAC missions have been carried out. On June 29, training was held within the scope of the Tactical Casualty Care Course - Medical Provider - TCCC-MP, in a MEDEVAC scenario. In this(...)
Spotter Day at Real Thaw 2022
Spotter Day at Real Thaw 2022
Today, June 30th, Real Thaw 2022 Spotters Day (RT22) took place. About 100 people were able to go to Air Base 11 (BA11), in Beja, and photograph some of the 54 aircraft that make up the exercise. The spotters, after visiting the boards where the(...)