06 Jul 2021

Medecins Sans Frontieres says Mediterranean rescue mission blocked after ship seizure in Italy

According to Medecins Sans Frontieres, a Mediterranean rescue mission was blocked by Italian authorities. The ship utilized for more than 400 migrant rescues at sea over the past few weeks has been seized by Italian forces, a move that Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) warned could endanger the lives of migrants

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19 May 2021

Indian navy recovers 22 bodies from barge sunk by Cyclone Tauktae

Cyclone Tauktae has caused the disappearance of dozens of people, marking the most powerful storm to hit the Indian region in more than two decades. The cyclone consisted of winds up to 130 per hour when it hit land in India’s Gujarat state late on Monday. The natural disaster has

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10 May 2021

Russian top doctor who treated Navalny emerges from forest

After going missing, the former head of the Russian hospital that treated Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny last year has emerged from a Siberian forest. Dr. Alexander Murakhovsky allegedly disappeared from a hunting base on Friday, prompting a search and rescue mission consisting of helicopters, drones, and fleets on foot in

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23 Apr 2021

US joins race to find stricken Indonesia submarine

The US military has sent airborne assistance to help search for a missing Indonesian submarine with 53 crew members on board. Indonesian authorities have estimated that there are just hours left to find the submarine before oxygen runs out. The vessel, the KRI Nanggala 402, disappeared on Wednesday during exercises

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22 Apr 2021

Indonesian Submarine With 53 On Board Goes Missing Off Bali

An Indonesian navy submarine with 53 people on board has allegedly gone missing off the coast of Bali and may have lost control, according to the Indonesian navy. A search and rescue attempt is underway as the country attempts to rescue its military personnel. The vessel is a German-built model,

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02 Jan 2020

The Pentagon Wants AI-Driven Drone Swarms for Search and Rescue Ops

The Defense Department’s central artificial intelligence development effort is planning on building a swarm of AI-equipped drones that can independently track and identify targets. The drone force would primarily be used for search and rescue missions and potentially save lives. The Pentagon’s JAIC issued a request for information recently in

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