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Rescue engineering

Rescue engineering On April 7, 1989, the Soviet nuclear submarine K-278 "Komsomolets" sank in the Norwegian Sea as a result of a fire. 42 people were killed, 27 crew members were rescued.     The sailors found themselves in icy water. The rescue ships were able to arrive at the scene of the accident only many hours later. Modern wetsuits are kept in cold water for 6-8 hours. If a storm, current or wind carries the sailor away from the accident site, the time of his search is greatly increased.    The OFLAMERON device can multiply the protection of a standard wetsuit. A person in icy sea water can stay alive for several days. This device is very compact, cheap and very simple in design. The device does not interfere with crawling through the hatches, can be used with standard wetsuits and can be used already in the water. Military pilots and sailors will feel much more confident on missions. In civil aviation, shipping and on drilling platforms, this will be the stronge