secondary rescue facilities
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secondary rescue facilities[′sek·ən‚der·ē ′res‚kyü fə‚sil·əd·ēz]
Local airbase-ready aircraft, crash boats, and other air, surface, subsurface, and ground elements suitable for rescue missions, including government and privately operated units and facilities.
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