Arctic Mass Rescue Operation in 2021 tested the rescue of 200 cruise-ship passengers using Galileo SAR. (Photo: EUSPA)

Mass rescue operation takes place in Arctic Circle with Galileo SAR

October 26, 2021

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Photo: Orolia

Orolia provides improved search and rescue with ground station upgrades

April 4, 2019

The Orolia PRISMA Mission Control Center. (Photo: Orolia)

Spain and Australia commission Orolia for Sarsat

February 25, 2019

The McMurdo SmartFind and Kannad SafePro distress beacons support beacon transmission, GNSS for location positioning, and AIS for localized connectivity.

McMurdo launches emergency beacons with GPS, GLONASS, Galileo

September 7, 2016

MEOSAR ground station in New Zealand.

McMurdo Completes MEOSAR Ground Station in New Zealand

November 10, 2015

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In a typical Cospas-Sarsat search and rescue process, a Distress Beacon signal is sent via Satellite to a Local User Terminal. A Mission Control Center validates the emergency and sends critical information to Rescue Coordination Centers. MEOSAR, the next-generation version of Cospas-Sarsat, will provide several unique features including a Return Link Service function to acknowledge receipt of the distress signal.

McMurdo Introduces Next-Gen Software for Satellite-Aided Search and Rescue

September 4, 2015

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The MEOSAR satellite payload is being developed for GPS III satellites.

Canada to Supply MEOSAR Search and Rescue Repeaters to GPS III

August 13, 2015

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McMurdo Group Completes Acquisition of Techno-Sciences

May 28, 2014