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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...

2013-11-05 12:20:47

Rescue 21 demonstrates how broadband technologies are improving maritime situational awareness, communication and collaboration among government and law enforcement agencies. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Coast Guard has conducted approximately 60,000 search and rescue operations since 2006 with support from the General Dynamics C4 Systems-built Rescue 21 system. The nationwide command, control and communications system connects Coast Guard personnel with distressed...

2013-10-25 12:26:47

PORT SAINT LUCIE, Fla., Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Project Lifesaver is the premier Search & Rescue (SAR) program specifically designed for "At Risk" individuals who are prone to the life threatening behavior of wandering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130108/DC39103LOGO) LOK8U is an innovative Global Leader in the design and development of location based products and services for children and adults. LOK8U designed, developed, and produces PAL. The...

NASA Technology Detects Heartbeat In Rubble
2013-09-18 09:57:44

[ Watch the Video: NASA Tech Will Hunt For Heartbeats After Disasters ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA, in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has developed a new technology which can detect heartbeats behind 20 feet of solid concrete or 30 feet of crushed material. This radar-based technology will be used in emergency situations where victims are trapped beneath collapsed buildings and other rubble. The government agencies have...

2013-08-29 20:20:24

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This week Karson Keith along with his brother and two friends set out on a typical fishing trip off the west coast of Florida near Cedar Key. While fishing 10 nautical miles off shore, they noticed their electronics had lost all power, and the boat's batteries had died. They put in a call to the Sea Tow Horseshoe Beach, FL location for help and while waiting for assistance to come they began to prepare the boat for a storm fast...

2013-08-14 16:26:50

LITTLETON, Mass., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aggregate Industries (AIUS), a member of the Holcim Group, and the International Rescue Dog Organization (IRO), based in Salzburg, Austria, are hosting an International Search and Rescue Testing at the Aggregate Industries K-9 Testing Facility in Littleton, MA, on August 16, 2013. Rescue dogs and their handlers will undergo rigorous testing, including a search for volunteer human "survivors" under piles of rubble. "We're pleased and...