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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As with most operations and activities in Alaska, search and rescue work varies based on the season.
Jo said: "She was rewarded with her beloved tennis ball, which is her motivation for all her search and rescue work
The first jet arrived in Adelaide in late December and is being fitted for search and rescue purposes at Cobham's hangar, ahead of drop trials and training.
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.
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.
For example, in the event of an accident or incident involving ENI's drillship at the Onasagoras reservoir in Cyprus' offshore block 9, Greece's JRCC may now despatch search and rescue vessels and aircraft to the site.
A spokesman for Cleveland Search and Rescue team said: "Members of the team were deployed to search all the tracks through the forestry surrounding the reservoir.
Specially-trained search and rescue dogs were used to scour the area.
A SEARCH and rescue team from West Midlands Fire Service is in Tanzania teaching firefighters there vital life-saving techniques.
FIREFIGHTERS have begun using their new search and rescue training facility in Birmingham.
Summary: The works of the national seminar on sea search and rescue (SAR) kicked off Monday in the Higher Navy School of Tamentfoust to examine, for a couple of days, the different national and international systems in the realm of sea research and rescue.
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