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The challenges of mass rescue SAR operations and importance of international collaboration

The challenges of mass rescue SAR operations and importance of international collaboration

Defence IQ spoke with two of the experts to understand more about the challenges militaries, civilian agencies, coast guards and the police face in SAR operations.
ISR, Maritime Patrol, OPV and UAV Assets in the Arctic Market Insight and Requirements Report

ISR, Maritime Patrol, OPV and UAV Assets in the Arctic Market Insight and Requirements Report

The following report provides a select overview of SAR assets for countries with an interest in the Arctic, including details of the latest known programmes and requirements for equipment relevant to operations in the Arctic.
SAR Tech Round-Up 2017

SAR Tech Round-Up 2017

TWe look at some of the technology said to be revolutionizing SAR efforts, from L3 airborne navigation systems to Rescue Global’s leaps in Machine Learning and Big Data processing.

This article looks into the impact of technology into modern SAR operations, including:

  • Small and large UAVs
  • Machine Learning
  • Alternatives to GPS and GNSS tracking
  • Satellite technology
  • Airborne sensors
  • Crowdsourcing information
  • Mobile robotics
Global Market Report 2018: Helicopter and Fixed-Wing Acquisitions

Global Market Report 2018: Helicopter and Fixed-Wing Acquisitions

In this complimentary exclusive global market report, discover selected key programmes and acquisitions from countries from all around the globe, a few of which will be present at Search and Rescue Europe 2018, such as Serbia, Norway, the U.K. and Canada.

Saving lives in a complex environment: Insight from Russell Torbet, Bristow

Saving lives in a complex environment: Insight from Russell Torbet, Bristow

As the international SAR community is preparing to meet at the annual Search and Rescue conference, Defence IQ had the opportunity to discuss with a leading partner of the conference, Bristow. Responsible for SAR services for all of the UK and other international private or public entities, they are supporting the event this year and Defence IQ had the opportunity to discuss with Russell Torbet, Director of the UK Search and Rescue at Bristow Helicopters Ltd. In this exclusive interview, he gives his exclusive insight into the organisation's leading  role within the UK SAR, the common challenges faced by the international community and what he looks most forward to at the conference.