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Tag: Search and rescue

Cobham search and rescue jet takes off for AMSA

Cobham launches first CL-604 jet aircraft to provide a search and rescue service over land and sea. The world’s most technologically advanced civil search-and-rescue aircraft was launched today by Cobham for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). The first of four specially-modified Bombardier Challenger CL-604 aircraft commences operations today on the first day of Cobham’s… Read More ›

BELL HELICOPTER EXPANDS MISSION CAPABILITIES IN CHINA.

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT) announced the sale of two Bell 412EPI and two Bell 407GX aircraft to Chongqing General Aviation Co., Ltd. The signing marks the first Bell aircraft to be used in China for parapublic missions, including firefighting and search and rescue (SAR). The four aircraft are the first Bell Helicopters purchased by Chongqing General… Read More ›

Sikorsky Completes Production of the S-92® Helicopter for Irish Coast Guard Search and Rescue Operations

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has completed production of an S-92®helicopter for operation by CHC Helicopter on behalf of the Irish Coast Guard. Equipped for dedicated search and rescue (SAR) operations, the helicopter will provide coverage for deep Atlantic Ocean missions, service Ireland’s offshore islands, and provide rescue cover from… Read More ›

Boeing Delivers 50,000th CSEL Search and Rescue Communications System.

CSEL is Defense Department‘s program of record for combat search and rescue communications HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Oct. 19, 2011 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] today delivered the 50,000th Combat Survivor Evader Locator (CSEL) combat search and rescue communications system to the U.S. joint services. The expanded use of this system will greatly enhance the… Read More ›

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