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Wearing an antenna – without anyone knowing – is making a splash in the world of search and rescue.
A NOAA geostationary satellite played a pivotal role in the July 23 rescue of a group of student hikers from a vicious grizzly bear attack in Alaska, helping direct first responders to the scene.
HAIFA, Israel, June 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that its subsidiary Elisra Electronic Systems Ltd.
It has been almost six months since 16-year-old Abby Sunderlandâ€™s 40-foot vessel, Wild Eyes, was damaged in a storm, leaving her stranded in the middle of the Indian Ocean -- but on Monday, she finally got a chance to meet the people who developed the technology used to save her life.
NASA, which pioneered the technology used for the satellite-aided search and rescue capability that has saved more than 27,000 lives worldwide since its inception nearly three decades ago, has developed new technology that will more quickly identify the locations of people in distress and reduce the risk of rescuers.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobham Life Support today announced the acquisition of SafeLife Systems, a subscription-based satellite self test detection service from PROCON, Inc., based in Knoxville, Tennessee.
LoJack SafetyNet Answers Growing Need to Help Protect Those with Cognitive Disorders such as Alzheimer's and Autism WESTWOOD, Mass., Feb.
MIRAMAR, Fla., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- COSPAS-SARSAT turns off satellite detection of the 121.5 MHz and 243 MHz emergency radio beacons today. In order to track the new 406 MHz generation of emergency radio beacons the US Coast Guard selected Becker Avionics' SAR MAN-PACK for ground operations.
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