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2019 Cyprus and Gibraltar Exped Slots

ATG(A) have just released 2018DIN07-090 which contains information on the 2019 sub aqua expeditions slots in Cyprus and Gibraltar.  This can be downloaded at this link or via the intranet.

Bids are to be submitted by 21 Sep 18.




Ex MONS CALPE – Divers Required

Ex MONS CALPE 18 is a diving expedition to Cyprus led by 43 Cdo RM which will take place over the period 22-31 May 18.  There are currently spaces available for the following:

  • A second ESADS or BSADS/Advanced Diver
  • Slots for 4 experienced divers (Sports diver or higher)

There is no personal contribution required for the ESADS and a small cost of up to £250 for the experienced divers.

Anyone who is interested should contact Sgt Benny Benson on 93255 5598 or 3CDOX-43CDOFPGRMTRGOFFICE[email protected]




JSATW(C) Programme for 2018/19

The Joint Service Adventurous Training Wing (Cyprus) have just published their programme for 2018/19 which can be downloaded at the link below.   They provide the full range of BSAC courses from Ocean to Advanced Diver, instructor training and a number of skill development courses.  This includes training to use Trimix on the Sports Mixed Gas course.

All JSATW(C) courses are available to members of all three services and can be bid for by personnel located both in Cyprus and other locations, including the UK and Germany.

Courses need to be booked through the Adventurous Training Group (Army), aka ATG(A) site on the intranet.  This can be accessed from the internet but you will need a valid Defence Gateway username & password.

>> JSATW(C) Course List for 2018/19 <<




Exped Dates for 2017: Ascension, Cyprus & Gibraltar

HQ Adventurous Training Group (Army) have just released 2016DIN07-090 which has dates for the slots in Ascension Island, Cyprus and Gibraltar.    Bids are to be submitted by 19 Aug 16.

Click on the links below for:

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Exped Dates for 2016: Ascension, Cyprus & Gibraltar

Adventurous Training Group (Army) have just published 2015DIN07-092 (Annex A – Application Form) which contains the list of dates for the expedition slots in Ascension, Cyprus & Gibraltar.  It also explains the bidding process and further information for planning.

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2015 Expedition Slots Announced

In case you missed it Adventurous Traning Group (Army) have just published the Gibraltar and Cyprus expedition slots for 2015.  These are all contained in 2014DIN07-60 which is available from the intranet or by request from ATG(A).  Note that the slots are for all 3 services.

There are no dates for Ascension yet as these await publication of the trooping flight details by the RAF which should occur in Sep 14.

If you are interested in bidding for a slot in Gibraltar, Ascension and Cyprus then you need to have it in by 4 Aug 14.