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  • 11 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    French Navy frigate FS Aconit (F713) has sailed to the Republic of Cyprus for a joint exercise that is taking place March 11 off the coast of Cyprus. The search and rescue (SAR) Exercise, titled CYPFRA-01/16, will involve search and rescue (SAR) units and personnel from the Republic of Cyprus and France. The aeronautical SAR exercise will be conducted under […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Search and rescue (SAR) swimmers assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) recently took advantage of training opportunities while the ship continues its refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH). Due to an extended period of time in a shipyard environment, the RCOH process allows few oportunities for SAR swimmers to exercise their […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded General Dynamics Mission Systems a $125.6 million follow-on contract to provide maintenance and engineering support for the Coast Guard’s command, control and direction-finding communications system. Named Rescue 21, the program was created to better locate mariners in distress, save lives and property at sea and on navigable rivers. The system enables […]

  • 28 April 2014

    A Pair of Aviators serving with 771 (Search and Rescue) Naval Air Squadron based at Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose are celebrating after chalked-up two significant ‘high points’ in their flying careers.   Lieutenant Commander Paul Robertson, who serves as an Observer with the Fleet Air Arms SAR Unit has clocked up 4000 flying hours; […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The International Organisation for Migration has contracted Dutch shipbuilder Damen to supply six Search and Rescue (SAR) vessels with a delivery date set for 2017. The boats are being financed by the European Union and will be operated by the Turkish Coastguard (TURCG), to support the refugees and migrants rescue operations. Based on the Damen SAR 1906, the vessels will […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    AgustaWestland announced that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh has signed a contract for two AW139 intermediate twin-engine helicopters.   These helicopters, which will be delivered by the end of 2015, will be operated by the Bangladesh Air Force to perform maritime search and rescue (SAR) and other utility missions. […]

  • 1 October 2017

    An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter embarked on the US Navy amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) rescued two civilians after their private plane crashed several miles off the coast of Dominica, September 28. The civilians, coming from French Guadelupe and Antigua, sustained minor injuries and were transported by helicopter to Wasp where they received […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Indian Coast Guard, being the coordinator of the Maritime Search and Rescue (M-SAR), conducted the 6th Search and Rescue Workshop and Exercise (SAREX-14) from 19 to 20 March 2014 in and around Mumbai.   Events comprised of Search and Rescue (SAR) Workshop (Table Top Exercise) conducted on 19 March 2014 followed by Search and Rescue […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Search and Rescue (SAR) officials from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have returned home after a week of pitting themselves against harsh Arctic conditions in response to a simulated international maritime disaster. Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX) Greenland Sea 13, which ran from September 2 to 6, was hosted for a second consecutive year by […]

  • 11 December 2018

    The Canadian government has decided to invest in eight new search and rescue (SAR) lifeboats for the Canadian Coast Guard. On behalf of the coast guard, Public Services and Procurement Canada is acquiring the new high-endurance SAR lifeboats from Chantier Naval Forillon of Gaspé, Quebec, and Hike Metal Products of Wheatley, Ontario. Chantier Naval Forillon […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The crew of a US Navy P-8A Poseidon on February 20 helped rescue three fishermen after they spent three days adrift at sea. The 19-foot skiff was first reported missing Feb. 12 after it failed to return from a fishing expedition near Chuuk Lagoon in the Federated States of Micronesia. According to the report, the […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    In what is obviously a response to the massive international search and recuse effort for the missing Argentine Navy submarine ARA San Juan, the German Navy published an article on its site, outlining the various systems and procedures put in place to protect submariners should a German Navy submarine ever get in danger. As described by the […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Between the 21st and 25th of October, the Spanish Navy organized the exercise ‘Cartago 2013’ off the coast of Murcia, intended to implement national search and rescue procedures for submarines. During these days several search and rescue drills were carried out simulating all required procedures to rescue a damaged submarine, deploying the necessary naval and […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose based 771 Naval Air Squadron (Search and Rescue) is proud to welcome onboard the first fully qualified SAR female ‘Aircrewman’, Leading Aircrewman (LACMN) Sarah Christenson. The inspiration for Sarah to join the Fleet Air Arm and train to become a SAR Aircrewman originated in the rescue of her father on […]

  • 12 August 2011
    Training & Education

    Officers with the Royal Thai Navy’s Helicopter Anti-Surface Warfare Squadron (HS) 2 participated in a joint training exercise with USS George Washington’s (CVN 73) HS-14 Aug. 5 & 10. Both squadrons conducted anti-surface warfare (ASW) training on dipping sonar capabilities and search-and-rescue (SAR) techniques during these exercises. “We began training with HS-14 to learn how […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Damen and its partners have won the Royal Netherlands Society for Marine Engineering (KNVTS) ‘Ship of the Year Award’ for Nh1816, the first of a series of the SAR 1906, a revolutionary new Search & Rescue boat, at the Maritime Awards Gala 2014 held in Rotterdam. Jaap Gelling, Director High Speed Craft of Damen, said: […]

  • 19 March 2014

    Searching a combined 15,000 square miles since March 10th, USS Kidd and its MH-60R helicopters completed their search of the Andaman Sea and have been detached from the MH370 Search and Rescue (SAR) effort as of March 18.   No debris or wreckage associated with an aircraft was found. “The dedication of this crew is […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy launched an extensive Search and Rescue Operation (SAR) in the seas off Panadura for the rescue of a foreigner and 3 Sri Lankans who had gone missing since yesterday morning. Eight Dvora craft and a 10-member SLN diving team were in deployment on the SAR operation. The 35-year old Diving Instructor, Olivenzo […]

  • 22 January 2013

    Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23, from Naval Air Station North Island, embarked aboard amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) as a search and rescue (SAR) detachment in February 2012 and is currently deployed with the ship. The detachment provides day and night helicopter amphibious search and rescue support to the ship and embarked […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) completed the multinational search and rescue exercise Argonaut on May 31. Stout worked in conjunction with naval forces from host nation the Republic of Cyprus, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, the State of Israel and the United Kingdom to test each country’s search and rescue capabilities. The […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Eleven passengers, two of whom had to be rushed to a hospital due to dog bites, were successfully rescued by the personnel of Coast Guard Station (CGS) Cuyo from a distressed motor boat one nautical mile from Cuyo Pier in Palawan. The incident was reported to CGS Cuyo last Monday, on 5 August. According to […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy sailors aboard the forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) completed a search and rescue (SAR) limited training team (LTT) assessment on January 12. Inspectors from afloat training group, detachment Western Pacific (ATGWP) visited USS Ronald Reagan to carry out a three-day, ship-requested inspection of the ship’s deck department and SAR swimmers. […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    NATO’s Baltic Sea search and rescue drill Dynamic Mercy concluded on Wednesday, May 10. The two-week exercise was divided into six challenging aeronautical and maritime training scenarios. In total, nine Rescue Coordination Centres (RCC’s) comprising of joint, maritime and air centres from eight NATO countries and partners with adjacent search and rescue regions participated. Military and […]

  • 3 November 2016

    Search and Rescue (SAR) of persons in distress at sea is one of the noblest acts that is undertaken by coastal nations in a systematized manner. The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) – A National Authority for Maritime SAR services in Indian Search and Rescue Region (ISRR), which spans over an area of 4.6 Million Sq […]

  • 20 July 2017

    Governments of New Zealand the Republic of Chile on Thursday signed a new arrangement enhancing the two nations’ coordination on search and rescue missions. With a combined search and rescue (SAR) area of roughly 60 million square kilometers, the new agreement aims to improve the SAR efforts of the two countries. Maritime New Zealand director Keith […]

  • 16 July 2015

    The latest enhancement to Australian Navy’s submarine search and rescue capability steamed into her new home at Fleet Base West, Rockingham, Western Australia recently. As one of two ships being acquired to further enhance the capability, MV BESANT will be the submarine escape gear ship. Named after Lieutenant Commander Thomas Besant, Commanding Officer of First […]

  • 24 April 2015

    HMS Bulwark, three Merlin MK2 helicopters and two civilian border patrol boats to take part in Mediterranean Sea search and rescue efforts. The news came from the UK Prime Minister David Cameron at a meeting of EU leaders in Brussels. Prime Minister said that it is right for Britain to step forward and for the Royal Navy to […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Training & Education

    In 1953, the Royal Navy’s helicopter search and rescue service was founded, making 2013 its 60th anniversary of saving lives at sea and on land. And it’s looking for a little bit of help from the people of Scotland, where the red and grey liveried Sea Kings are a familiar sight across the nation. To […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division’s (NSWC PCD) Search and Rescue (SAR) crew responded to an urgent marine alert Oct. 23, from Coast Guard Sector Mobile concerning a kayaker who became adrift in rough seas about four miles offshore from Phillips Inlet in Panama City Beach, Fla. According to NSWC PCD Executive Officer Cmdr. […]