SAR Spotlight On, SARSO Issue Four

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The fourth issue of this new serial publication reviewed Combat SAR, MASH and CSH field hospitals, combat SAR helicopters and tilt rotor aircraft. The issue looked at the Race2Recovery and Walking With The Wounded teams of military battle casualties who were recovered, treated and rehabilitated to take part in demanding challenges on equal terms with uninjured comptetitors.

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SAR Spotlight On, SARSO Issue Three

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The third issue of this new serial publication reviewed the Royal National Lifeboat Institute beach-launched all-weather lifeboats and the introduction of the new Shannon Class ALB. This review includes the RNLI Headquarters and the new ALB factor that is being built on the Headquarters site. In addition a review of the Shannon Class and its launching system, the Mersey Class, which is being replaced by the Shannon, is reviewed together with its launching system. The first two Lifeboat stations to received the Shannon during 2013 are covered together with the Aldeburgh station that has yet to be listed to have its Mersey Class replaced by the Shannon.

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SAR Spotlight On, SARSO Issue Two

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The second issue of this new serial publication led with the story of the IMO 2012 Exceptional Bravery At Sea Award, made to three RCAF SAR techs (one posthumous), the issue also reviewed the actions of the Cormorant helicopter crew who were not included in the IMO Award but received the Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators Guild Award for Gallantry. Canadian SAR service and the Canadian Coast Guard are reviewed, together with the NSR Mountain Rescue and the volunteer Canadian Lifeboat Institute.

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SAR Spotlight On, SARSO Issue One

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The series is dedicated to Search And Rescue internationally, across the range of SAR services and including the treatment and rehabilitation of rescued casualties. The first issue of this new serial publication led with the story of the IMO 2012 Exceptional Bravery At Sea Award, made to a rescue swimmer of the Chilean Navy. The issue then reviewed the rescue and the SAR services maintained by the Chilean Government and the CVBS volunteer lifeboat service.

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