combat search and rescue


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combat search and rescue

A specific task performed by rescue forces to effect the recovery of distressed personnel during war or military operations other than war. Also called CSAR. See also search and rescue.
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In addition to combat search and rescue, the wing also performs civil search and rescue missions, provides humanitarian relief, and supports all NASA space shuttle and rocket launches.
Despite the successes, all parties have expressed frustration with combat search and rescue (CSAR) during the war.
Medevac is a simpler mission than combat search and rescue.
We're currently in source selection for the CSAR-X, and we plan to buy 141 of the next generation combat search and rescue aircraft to replace the aging and operationally limited 101 of our HH-60s, our HH-60G Pave Hawks.
The HH-60G Pave Hawks that comprise the Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) helicopter fleet are 14 years old on average.
Personnel recovery is an Air Force core function that incorporates combat search and rescue and medical evacuation.
Although the Air Force has primary responsibility for combat search and rescue, all of the services have units that conduct life-saving missions.
A move to shift administrative control of select Air Force combat search and rescue assets from Air Force Special Operations Command to Air Combat Command did not affect Air Force Reserve Command CSAR units.
Attendant with that also in a joint setting is to be able to pick our people up with combat search and rescue assets, regardless of who those folks are, whether it's a Navy crew, an Army crew or a Marine crew, to be able to do this at range relative to the operations that we've got in Afghanistan and Iraq.
With the MH-60S, they add combat search and rescue in support of strike warfare, naval special warfare, antisurface ship warfare, and organic airborne mine countermeasures capabilities.
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