search and rescue


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search and rescue

[′sərch ən ′res‚kyü]
(engineering)
The use of aircraft, surface craft, submarines, specialized rescue teams and equipment to search for and rescue personnel in distress on land or at sea.

search and rescue (SAR)

The use of aircraft, surface craft, submarines, and specialized rescue teams and equipment to search for and rescue personnel in distress on land or at sea. This type of operation when carried out in the face of the enemy is called combat search and rescue.
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Meanwhile, Pakistan Army, City District Government, Lahore, CDA Islamabad, Behria Town, Izhar Construction and other line agencies also joined this search and rescue operation of Rescue 1122 and virtually it became a joint venture.
Meanwhile, Pakistan Army, City District Government, Lahore, CDA, Islamabad, Behria Town, Izhar Construction and other line agencies also joined this search and rescue operation of Rescue 1122 and virtually it became a joint venture.
Following the announcement, Rhun ap Iorwerth AM said: "I wish Anglesey's new Search and Rescue team all the best with their work.
Lt-Colonel Al Ansari explained that these drones are a part of the team's key equipment in search and rescue operations, as they provide a wide range of vision over the site and help determine the dangers and ideal exits and entryways.
Quadrennial Review: The review will be led by the Minister of National Defence as the Lead Minister for Search and Rescue with the support of the National Search and Rescue Secretariat.
Identifying differences between search and rescue environments, such as coastal, wilderness, rural, and urban landscapes
Alan Pellowe, ISAR team leader, said: "Training is incredibly important for this team as it enables us to constantly update and develop our specialist urban search and rescue skills.
About 50 search and rescue personnel were involved in the exercise, which was coordinated by the Humber Coastguard.
The Ojai and Fillmore search and rescue teams then were sent out about 4 p.
Search and Rescue (SAR) team received a call for search and rescue support to pick up an injured climber atop Coleman Glacier, just below the northern summit of Mount Baker.
A personal locator beacon is a pricey piece of technology, but some search and rescue workers hope they become as useful for outdoor adventurers as they have been for boaters and pilots.
This, the second edition of a book about search and rescue dogs, has been rewritten after the events of 11 September, 2001.
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