On Tuesday January 2nd, 2014, the Armed  Forces participated in a SAR operation for a vessel  in distress in the SW of the island of Astypalaia with the following assets:

         • A HAF Super Puma Helicopter,  which took off from the island of Rhodes at  4:56  aiming to search and track  the vessel and landed in the island of Santorini at  07:26.

         • HN Frigate AIGAION which was commanded at  04:00 and arrived at the area to assist in the operation.