How To Escape A Sinking Helicopter

Thousands of oil-rig workers, military personnel and aviation crews go through HUET, or “dunker,” training each year to learn to survive a helicopter ditching in the ocean.

An episode from the web show “Smarter Every Day” follows along as Marines conduct Advanced Helo Underwater Egress Training in Hawaii.

While the training focuses on an extremely specific scenario, the fundamentals learned can be used in many other aspects of one’s military career and life in general. Thinking clearly and performing under stress is what the military is all about.