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Satellite-aided Search and Rescue (SAR) System

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1 Author(s)
Maqsood Ahmed ; Satellite Research and Development Center, SUPARCO-Lahore PAKISTAN,

To carry out search and rescue of the peoples in distress on the distressed aircrafts/vessels, or on land, at sea or in a remote mountainous region, there are a number of different search and rescue systems and methods that are being used by the different national search and rescue organizations worldwide. In this paper the main terrestrial search and rescue (SAR) system that are in use are discussed in brief and a satellite-aided search and rescue (SAR) system COSPAS-SARSAT is discussed in detail highlighting its benefits over other SAR Systems

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2006 International Conference on Advances in Space Technologies

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2-3 Sept. 2006