search and rescue

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search and rescue

The use of aircraft, surface craft (land or water), submarines, specialized rescue teams, and equipment to search for and rescue personnel in distress on land or at sea. Also called SAR. See also combat search and rescue; combat search and rescue mission coordinator; component search and rescue controller; isolated personnel; joint combat search and rescue operation; joint search and rescue center; joint search and rescue center director; rescue coordination center; search and rescue mission coordinator.
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It is a named supplier to most of the world's military, to air sea rescue and charities, and it is set to continue to expand.
It initiated in me a real feeling of warmth and support for the air sea rescue service.
Contract Awarded for Air Sea Rescue Kit Maintenance Services
AIR SEA RESCUE Lifeguard brings inflatable in before it's returned to boy, below
Then this coming April our Air Sea Rescue helicopters are to become redundant as all search and rescue is being transferred to the private sector.
After the war, the airfield continued to be used by the RAF as an air sea rescue base for Warwick aircraft and Sycamore helicopters.
The police spokesman said: "Emergency services including the air ambulance, the coast guard and air sea rescue attended the area right away and a search was carried out which resulted in the helicopter being located in the sea off the coast of Flamborough near the light house.
REGARDING the air sea rescue takeover by a US company, I've never seen saving people as being a profit-making business.
Spanish Air Sea Rescue made a record-breaking 976-mile round trip from the Canary Islands to rescue Fraser and Ole.
Members of the Air Sea Rescue & Marine Craft Section Club of the Royal Air Force gathered at the Legacy Falcon Hotel for the 71st annual general meeting.
The Coastal Command crew of the Second World War aeroplane, who had been returning from a drop off on the Orkney Islands to mainland Scotland, had braced themselves as the port engine of their Vickers Warwick air sea rescue aircraft failed and its landing gear locked.
OZZY Osbourne's son Jack is furthering his action man credentials - he's signed up to work for the Air Sea Rescue in California.