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Orion arrives at New Zealand museum home

… career. It took part in hundreds of missions including search and rescue operations, anti-submarine patrols and … 2006. It has also taken part in numerous humanitarian and search and rescue missions and has been a lifesaver for many …

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Indian Navy stands up INAS 334 as first MH-60R squadron

… medical evacuation (MEDEVAC), vertical replenishment and search-and-rescue (SAR) roles. The helicopters will be armed …

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Falklands Nimrods: a pilot's account of sub-hunting in the South Atlantic

… other air forces, we were taking part in the show’s Sea Search 81 competition. This contest, in the South-western … four 1,000lb bombs and a set of Lindholme gear for search and rescue. With full fuel tanks, the maximum take-off … going backwards. Over the following eight hours, a line search south of Ascension, I took the opportunity to read the …

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British classic to be completed in France

… to complete the project. The association is continuing to search for relevant documents and parts – they can be …

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Aboard the USS Gerald R Ford – The next generation of aircraft carrier

… being tasked with Anti-Surface Warfare (ASUW), Combat Search and Rescue CSAR, Search and Rescue (SAR), Special Operations (SpecOps) and …

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South Africa eyes C-390 to replace ageing C-130BZ fleet?

… refuelling, humanitarian aid capability/flying equipment, search-and-rescue and aerial firefighting capability” during …

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Turkey’s first fifth-gen Kaan fighter takes flight

… for what appears to be both a dedicated infrared search-and-track (IRST) sensor system in front of the cockpit …

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V-Force pathfinder - the story of the unique black Valiant B2

… may require flight at “near ground level” and 30 minutes’ search at maximum continuous thrust before marking the … away. To mark the target the RA6 would descend to 5,000ft, search for 20 minutes, mark the target and climb to 40,000ft … aircraft could reach 580kt during the 30 minutes of target search at 5,000ft. This was the ‘economic’ speed as Handley …

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Vickers Valiant Pioneers

… and underwing tanks, causing little damage.   Fruitless search A few days after completing the intermediate … of cloud covered the 13,255ft mountain making a visual search impossible. The NBS radar was used to see if wreckage … this last-ditch attempt was, as expected, fruitless. The search was called off and on the 25th, the crew returned to …

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Florida ANG F-15C/Ds take part in combined exercise in Colombia

… humanitarian assistance/disaster relief (HA/DR) and combat search-and-rescue (CSAR) operations. The participating US …

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US Coast Guard flies first missionized HC-27J Spartan

… will integrate specialised equipment, including surface search radar, electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) sensors and …

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Veteran Albatross being refurbished while another arrives in UK

… Okinawa. During its tenure with the 33rd it flew numerous search and rescue missions in Vietnam. The amphibian was …

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Argentina moves to buy Norwegian Orions and Danish ‘Vipers’

… fitted with specialised equipment and is more focused on search-and-rescue (SAR) operations than the anti-submarine …

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Polish Navy welcomes delivery of first AW101 Merlin

… different roles for the Polish Navy, ranging from combat search-and-rescue (CSAR) missions to anti-submarine/surface …

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RAF Typhoons scrambled to intercept Bears over the North Sea

… include the radar-based Korshun-KN-N integrated automatic search and targeting system; a Pingvin thermal imager; the …