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2014-09-08 12:21:09

COATESVILLE, Pa., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and Bristow Group Inc. today announced the acceptance of an S-92(®) helicopter by Bristow Helicopters Ltd. The helicopter, configured for search and rescue service, was accepted during a ceremony at the Sikorsky facility in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. Bristow Helicopters Ltd. is affiliated with Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS). Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)....

2014-07-14 08:21:02

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the delivery of the first S-76D(TM) aircraft equipped for search-and-rescue (SAR) services. The aircraft was delivered to Mitsubishi Corporation for use by the Japan Coast Guard. The announcement was made at the 2014 Farnborough Air Show in Farnborough, United Kingdom. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)....

2014-06-25 23:02:33

SIGVARIS SPORTS pink compression sleeves were recently spotted as the first female crossed the finish line in the “Run for Rescue” 10-K event. Alta Loma, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 SIGVARIS SPORTS is proud to announce that when the female winner, Whitney Simmons, crossed the finish line at the “Race for Rescue” event, she was wearing the SIGVARIS PERFORMANCE SLEEVES. “I wear SIGVARIS PERFORMANCE SLEEVES on long runs because I feel more supported and less fatigued. Also, my...

2014-05-01 23:10:27

Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) announced today that it was awarded a contract valued at nearly $3.4 million to provide Personnel Locator Systems (PLS) for the US military. San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) announced today that it was awarded a contract valued at nearly $3.4 million to provide Personnel Locator Systems (PLS) for the US military. This is a continuation of an indefinite delivery indefinite quantity contract with the customer. The PLS are...

2014-04-09 16:22:09

VALCOURT, QC, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BRP adds a utility vehicle to its Sea-Doo line-up with the SAR model, a Search and Rescue watercraft designed for emergency response operations. It will be unveiled during the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, Indiana, from April 10-12, 2014. "We are pleased to introduce a utility vehicle dedicated to professionals whose job is to save lives," said Yves Leduc, vice-president and general manager for BRP's...

2014-03-13 23:00:46

Radar expert: 'CAP brings different and unique tools to the table.' Maxwell Air Force Base, AL (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 “It’s a normal search and rescue mission,” said Lt. Col. John Henderson of Civil Air Patrol’s role in the search for missing Malaysia Airline Flight 370. Henderson, a radar analyst for the U.S. Air Force’s 84th Radar Evaluation Squadron (RADES) at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is vice commander of CAP’s 10-member National Radar Analysis Team. ”CAP...

2014-03-12 04:20:13

LONDON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 90+ international SAR professionals from 55 organisations are already signed up to hear 18 world-class speakers share lessons learnt from major operations at Search and Rescue Europe 2014, taking place at the Radisson Blu Scandinavia, Copenhagen from 7th - 9th April 2014. This unique SAR programme will enable attendees to enhance their SAR capabilities, increase interoperability across SAR resources and carry out best-practice life...

2014-02-25 16:20:45

Milestone's S-92 Order Book Now at 37 Units Valued at More Than US$ 1.2 Billion ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Milestone Aviation Group, the global leader in helicopter leasing, and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation announced today at Helicopter Association International's Heli-Expo that Milestone has increased its S-92 order book by eight units. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo:...

2014-02-13 00:21:09

LONDON, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The greatest challenge SAR professionals are currently facing is how to ensure that the best life saving standards are practiced while trying to increasingly balance cost against required capability. Search and Rescue Europe 2014 conducted a survey of a cross-section of SAR resources globally to obtain insight into the current trends and challenges within the industry http://www.searchandrescueeurope.com/news This...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'