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Satellite and aerial maps of Central Mediterranean with nearby locations


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125.0183HL67 El Adem / Al Adam,
125.7247HL52 Martubah,
281.7 6 Souda Bay,
283.8 3LGSA Chania Souda, Crete
284.0 22LGIR Heraklion Nikos Kazantzakis, Crete
381.4256 Benghazi, Benghazi



32 59 N - 23 59 E



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Operation Odyssey Lightning, 03-Nov-16 : USMC AH-1W Super Cobra of the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conducted precision air strikes against ISIS in Sirte, Libya

Exercise Deep Blue II in the Mediterranean, 20-Jul-16 : UK, US and France ships leaded by HMS Ocean helicopter carrier took part of antisubmarine exercise Deep Blue II in the Mediterranean. First time since 2012 HMS Ocean embarked an entire air group

814 Naval Squadron ASW Exercise in the Mediterranean, 09-Mar-16 : Royal Navy 814 NAS two Merlin Mk2 Helicopters flew across Europe over two days in order to participate in Exercise Dynamic Manta 16 NATO’s largest Anti-Submarine exercise in the Mediterranean

HMS Bulwark Rescues Migrants in the Mediterranean, 29-May-15 : Nearly 370 people, 50 of them children, were saved by HMS Bulwark in one of five rescues played out at the same time off the Libyan coast by European navies responding to the humanitarian crisis



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DatesOperation
01-jan-05SNMG2



List of aircraft and events at Central Mediterranean

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DatesOrg/TypeUnit
1963-oct-04 AccidentUK Royal NavyImproved Centaur classR12 HMS Hermes
1963-oct-04 S of CreteUK Fleet Air ArmWessex HAS.1XP145
1966-sep-04 US US NavyUH-2B152195
1969 US United States Naval AviationGalveston classCLG-4 USS Little Rock
1972-jun-11 accidentUS US NavyUH-2B150182
1981-dec-26 Lynx HAS2 (FN)277
1982-jun US United States Naval AviationKnox classFF-1081 USS Aylwin
1982-jul US United States Naval AviationKnox classFF-1068 USS Vreeland
1982-jul US US NavyUH-2A149744
1986 US United States Naval AviationKnox classFF-1068 USS Vreeland
1988-feb US United States Naval AviationKnox classFF-1068 USS Vreeland
1988-may-08 US United States Naval AviationKnox classFF-1068 USS Vreeland
1988-may-08 US US NavySH-2F Seasprite161903
2004-jan 2004-aug-06 UK Royal NavyType 42 (Batch 1 and 2) classD87 HMS Newcastle
2005 UK Fleet Air ArmLynx HAS3ZD566
2005-jul-17 MH-60S Seahawk166319 / VR-74
2007-may-14 AB212 ASWMM81090 / 7-45
2012-mar-27 HH-60H Rescue Hawk163795 / AB-615
2013-jun US United States Naval AviationOliver Hazard Perry long-hull classFFG-58 USS Samuel B. Roberts
2014-feb US United States Naval AviationOliver Hazard Perry long-hull classFFG-55 USS Elrod
2015-oct IT Marina Militare ItalianaAB212 ASWMM81083
2015-nov-02 TR Türk Deniz KuvvetleriS-70B-28 SeahawkTCB-65
2016-aug FR French Navyd'Estienne d'Orves classF796 Commandant Birot
2018-feb-24 IT Italian NavyMaestrale classF 576 Espero



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