The Submarine Parachute Assistance Group will be testing their rescue capabilities with two jumps from an RAF transport aircraft into the River Clyde near Glasgow for Exercise Clydesplash on Monday.
The Royal Navy say that the Submarine Parachute Assistance Group is a team that provide a rescue support capability to submarine sinking incidents worldwide, available at short notice.
The team is due to conduct two jumps on Monday, at around 3.30pm and 6.30pm.
Those in Firth of Clyde area next Monday should have ‘front row’ view of #Submarine Parachute Assistance Group in action during Exercise #Clydesplash. There will be two jumps into the water – weather dependant – at 3.30pm & 6.30pm. @RoyalNavy #SPAG pic.twitter.com/hz35YU2pjH
— RN in Scotland (@RNinScotland) October 23, 2020
It is understood that 43 Commando Fleet Protection Group and the MoD Police’s Clyde force will be present to recover the parachutists.
Here’s last years effort.