Category: Expeditions

2020 Cyprus and Gibraltar Exped Slots

ATG(A) have just released 2019DIN07-093 which contains information on the 2020 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 25 Oct 19.  

The Role of the Diving Officer in a Diving Project

A letter has just been released that provides a guide to Expedition Leaders and SADS on the role of the Diving Officer in a Diving Project. This is a key appointment that has significant legal responsibilities so it is essential

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BSAC Membership for Expeditions

Unique for members of the military, BSAC offer a three month membership for those participating in expeditions under the JSAT scheme. The cost is £25 for a three month membership which will provide the standard BSAC 3rd party liability insurance,

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Military Diver CrossOver

BRd 2806(5) provides details of the level of training required to crossover military (RN, RE) divers to BSAC qualifications. With the changes to the Ocean Diver syllabus some of the theory lessons no longer have the same content which means

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JSATW(C) – New Email Address

The diving wing of the Joint Service Adventurous Training Wing (Cyprus) have recently changed their email address and can now be contacted at [email protected]

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Use of Commercial MoD Approved Centres (Com MACs)

A letter has just been published that provides further clarification on Joint Service Adventurous Training (JSAT) policy for the use of Commercial MoD Approved Centres (Com MACs).  This is an update to the one issued in Sep 18 which should

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2019 Expedition Allocations

Expedition slots at JSSADC have now been allocated for 2019 as follows This means that any date not shown in the table above is now available on a first come first served basis.  If you’re interested then please read JSSADC Expedition

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DSM 13/18 Gas Testing for AT Diving

Following several recent occasions where expeditions have received JSATFA clearance without valid laboratory gas tests, DSM 13/18 has been issued to remind single service AT desk officers of their responsibilities.   It can be downloaded at this link

JSSADC Expedition Slots – 2019

Hopefully most service divers are aware that JSSADC provides support to visiting expeditions in the form of a RIB, diving gas and storage/planning facilities. With the local area there is also plenty of service accommodation and dining facilities which should

Northern Ireland – Exped Opportunity

Thiepval Barracks, Lisburn, is home to Lisburn & Glenavy Sub Aqua Club (LGSAC) – the only service sub aqua diving club in Northern Ireland. There is opportunity for other service diving clubs or units to conduct expeditions in Northern Ireland

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