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Thursday, May 13, 2021

After fatal accident, Marines in waterborne AAVs get emergency breathing devices | Military.com

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After an AAV sank during a training accident, with eight Marines and one sailor losing their lives, the Marine Corps has lifted its service-wide suspension on-water operations. Any Marine operating or riding in a waterborne amphibious assault vehicle will now get a supplemental emergency breathing device too. For the first time in nine months, around 12 AAVs hit the water again on April 13th after almost nine months of being restricted to on land operations.

Source: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2021/04/22/after-fatal-accident-marines-waterborne-aavs-get-emergency-breathing-devices.html?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=EBB%2004.23.21&utm_term=Editorial%20-%20Early%20Bird%20Brief

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