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TZ Aquanautics is ready to operate in water of any temperature, conduct operation in aquatic environments ranging from high altitude scuba and skin diving to whitewater paddle-boarding. TZ Aquanauts deploy in support of the community during rescue and recovery operations
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CORANADO COOPERATIVE: A multi-day event involving TZMP and TZA activities. Participants engaged an early morning 18-mile ride under pack on bicycle carrying a TZ underwater submersible sensor package to the forward disembarkation point. The dive profile involved a two-site two-site day ending with a return 18-mile return ride.
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TZ aquanauts dove in La Jolla kelp forest and La Jolla beach area to depths in excess of 65 ft. Following the dive, TZ aquanauts were required to exploit indigenous personnel on their own initiative for transport to the final objective


TZA Condensed Aquanautics Operations Manual (.PDF)
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Depth tables, Dive termination, General Emergency Procedures, Pre-dive Checklist, Dive Master Checks, Repetitive Dive Worksheet, Dive Hazard Analysis, Hand Signals and Pull Signals for underwater communication -- Do not hit the water without it"


AIRFRAME DIVEDOWN: "Relax, an underwater emergency is in progress"
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TZ Aquanauts acting as Quick Reaction Force were required for hasty deployment from a light pickup for rapid area ingress and subsurface insertion under heavy gear.


SALVAGE SUBMERSION: TZ Aquanatics were required to locate and enter a submerged twin-engine 10-seat Beech C185 at a depth of 55 feet, deploy an experimental sensor tray, and conduct simulated emergency search and rescue dives acting as an air-deployed "feet wet" rapid reaction force under live-fire conditions.
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The Aquatics phase of Jump and Thump took place over the course of two days. Subsequent dives required participants to locate a sunken rowboat at 80 feet and prepare entry into an underwater vent pipe leading to a cave with extreme restrictions at 140 feet, all part of a vast underground system of water connecting seven sister lakes nestled among the surrounding red mesas.


TZA MAYAN SACRIFICE: Aquatic night mangrove ingress
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A night time dive operation including a clandestine surf beach landing and mangrove river ingress under the cover of darkness. After entering the secured area Aquanauts were required to locate a target area and egress without kinetic contact.


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