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The AA-52 (full designation in French: Arme Automatique Transformable Modèle 1952, "Transformable automatic weapon model 1952"), also known as "La Nana", is one of the first French-produced guns of the post–World War II era.
The AAI RQ-2 Pioneer is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that had been utilized by the United States Navy, Marine Corps, and Army, and deployed at sea and on land from 1986 until 2007.
The Aérospatiale Alouette III (Lark) is a single-engine, light utility helicopter developed by French aircraft company Sud Aviation.
The Aérospatiale (formerly Sud Aviation) SA 321 Super Frelon ("Super Hornet") is a three-engined heavy transport helicopter produced by aerospace manufacturer Sud Aviation (later Aérospatiale) of France.
An abseil, also called a rappel after its French name, is a controlled descent off a vertical drop, such as a rock face, using a rope.
Abu Dhabi Police is the primary law enforcement agency in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, one of the United Arab Emirates.
This is a list of the acronyms and abbreviations used in avionics.
Adam Air Flight 574 (KI574 or DHI574) was a scheduled domestic passenger flight operated by Adam Air between the Indonesian cities of Surabaya and Manado that broke up in mid-air and crashed into the Makassar Strait near Polewali in Sulawesi on 1 January 2007.
Admiralty law or maritime law is a body of law that governs nautical issues and private maritime disputes.
The Aegean dispute is a set of interrelated controversial issues for decades between Greece and Turkey over sovereignty and related rights in the area of the Aegean Sea.
Aeronautical Engineers Australia (AEA) is an Australian aeronautical engineering consultancy and aircraft technical service provider.
The United Kingdom's Aeronautical Rescue Coordination Centre (ARCC) is based at the National Maritime Operations Centre (NMOC), Fareham, Hampshire.
The Aeroscout Scout B1-100 is an autonomous industrial unmanned helicopter.
The Agrupación de Comandos Especiales Aéreos formerly known as Grupo Anti-Secuestro de Aviones (Airborne Counter-Hijacking Group, GASDA) is an elite unit of the Colombian Air Force, although it is under the operational command of the CIAES (Centro de Información Anti-Extorsión y Secuestros).
The AgustaWestland AW101 is a medium-lift helicopter used in both military and civil applications.
The AgustaWestland AW109 is a lightweight, twin-engine, eight-seat multi-purpose helicopter built by the Italian manufacturer Leonardo (formerly AgustaWestland, merged into the new Finmeccanica since 2016).
The AgustaWestland AW139 is a 15-seat medium-sized twin-engined helicopter developed and produced principally by AgustaWestland.
The AgustaWestland AW159 Wildcat (previously called the Future Lynx and Lynx Wildcat) is an improved version of the Westland Super Lynx military helicopter designed to serve in the battlefield utility, search and rescue and anti-surface warfare roles.
The AgustaWestland AW169 is a twin-engine, 10-seat, 4.8t helicopter developed and manufactured by the Leonardo’s Helicopter Division (formerly AgustaWestland, merged into Finmeccanica since 2016).
The AgustaWestland AW189 is a twin-engined, medium-lift helicopter manufactured by Leonardo (formerly AgustaWestland, merged into Leonardo-Finmeccanica since 2016).
The AgustaWestland AW609, formerly the Bell/Agusta BA609, is a twin-engined tiltrotor VTOL aircraft with a configuration similar to the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey.
The AgustaWestland CH-149 Cormorant is the Canadian Forces designation for the AgustaWestland AW101 (formerly EH101), a helicopter used for air-sea rescue in Canada.
An aiguillette, also spelled aguillette, aiglet or aglet (from French "aiguille", needle), is a cord with metal tips or lace tags, or the decorative tip itself.
Air Combat Command (ACC) is one of ten Major Commands (MAJCOMs) in the United States Air Force, reporting to Headquarters, United States Air Force (HAF) at the Pentagon.
AFB Durban is an airbase of the South African Air Force, located in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa The runway is shared with the (now defunct) Durban International Airport (since September 1956).
Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), headquartered at Hurlburt Field, Florida, is the special operations component of the United States Air Force.
Air Force Station Port Elizabeth is a South African Air Force facility situated on the north-eastern side of the Port Elizabeth Airport main runway.
Air France Flight 152 (AF152) was a scheduled international passenger flight which made an emergency water landing in the Mediterranean Sea, off Fethiye, South-Western Turkey on 3 August 1953.
Air Greenland A/S, also known as Greenlandair, is the flag carrier airline of Greenland, jointly owned by the SAS Group (37.5%), the Greenlandic Government and the Danish Government.
An air navigation service provider (ANSP) is a public or a private legal entity providing Air Navigation Services.
Air New Zealand Flight 901 (TE-901) was a scheduled Air New Zealand Antarctic sightseeing flight that operated between 1977 and 1979.
The Air Operations Element is the air force branch of Papua New Guinea Defence Force.
Air Regional is an airline based in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The Air Rescue Wing is a wing of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force.
The Air Rescue Wing Akita Detachment is a unit of the Air Rescue Wing of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force.
The Air Rescue Wing Ashiya Detachment is a unit of the Air Rescue Wing of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force.
The Air Rescue Wing Chitose Detachment is a unit of the Air Rescue Wing of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force.
The Air Rescue Wing Hamamatsu Detachment is a unit of the Air Rescue Wing of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force.
The Air Rescue Wing Hyakuri Detachment is a unit of the Air Rescue Wing of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force.
The Air Rescue Wing Komaki Detachment is a unit of the Air Rescue Wing of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force.
The Air Rescue Wing Komatsu Detachment is a unit of the Air Rescue Wing of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force.
The Air Rescue Wing Matsushima Detachment is a unit of the Air Rescue Wing of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force.
The Air Rescue Wing Naha Detachment is a unit of the Air Rescue Wing of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force.
The Air Rescue Wing Niigata Detachment is a unit of the Air Rescue Wing of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force.
The Air Rescue Wing Nyutabaru Detachment is a unit of the Air Rescue Wing of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force.
In aviation, an air traffic service (ATS) is a service which regulates and assists aircraft in real-time to ensure their safe operations.
Air Transport Wing 62 (Lufttransportgeschwader 62) is a wing of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe).
In response to concerns that volcanic ash ejected during the 2010 eruptions of Eyjafjallajökull in Iceland would damage aircraft engines, the controlled airspace of many European countries was closed to instrument flight rules traffic, resulting in the largest air-traffic shut-down since World War II.
Air Warfare Officer – Command, Control and Communications (AWO(C3)) is a new vocation that was introduced in 2009 in the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF).
The Air Wing of the Armed Forces of Malta is the aerial component of the current Maltese military.
Air-sea rescue (ASR or A/SR, also known as sea-air rescue) is the coordinated search and rescue (SAR) of the survivors of emergency water landings as well as people who have survived the loss of their seagoing vessel.
Sir Douglas Mawson's air-tractor sledge was a converted fixed-wing aircraft taken on the 1911–14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition, the first plane to be taken to the Antarctic.
Airband or aircraft band is the name for a group of frequencies in the VHF radio spectrum allocated to radio communication in civil aviation, sometimes also referred to as VHF, or phonetically as "Victor".
Airborne Real-time Cueing Hyperspectral Enhanced Reconnaissance, also known by the acronym ARCHER, is an aerial imaging system that produces ground images far more detailed than plain sight or ordinary aerial photography can.
The Airbus Helicopters H175 is a 7-ton class medium utility helicopter produced by Airbus Helicopters (formerly Eurocopter Group).
The Airedale Terrier (often shortened to "Airedale"), also called Bingley Terrier and Waterside Terrier, is a dog breed of the terrier type that originated in the valley (dale) of the River Aire, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England.
Airlift AS is a helicopter operator based at Førde Airport, Bringeland in Gaular, Norway.
The Airport Police Dog Unit (APDU), is a unit of the Airport Police Service, which is a small police force in Ireland.
, is a regional/second class airport located southeast of Akita Station in the city of Akita, in Akita Prefecture, Japan.
AKUT Search and Rescue Association (AKUT Arama Kurtarma Derneği) is a Turkish non-governmental organization for disaster search and rescue relief.
The Alabama Wing Civil Air Patrol (ALWG) is one of 52 wings (50 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C.) in the Civil Air Patrol (the official United States Air Force Auxiliary).
The Alaska State Troopers, officially the Division of Alaska State Troopers (AST), is the state police agency of the U.S. state of Alaska.
Alaska State Troopers is an American documentary television series that airs on National Geographic Channel and premiered on October 14, 2009.
The Alaska Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Alaska.
The Butrinti is a Damen Stan 4207 patrol vessel of the Albanian Naval Force, built at the Pashaliman Naval Base.
The Iliria is a patrol vessel of the Albanian Navy Brigade, built by the Damen Group.
Orik is a patrol vessel of the Albanian Navy Brigade, built by the Damen Group in the Pasha Liman naval shipyard.
Albert Capsouto Park (formerly CaVaLa Park) is a triangular-shaped pocket park in the Tribeca neighborhood of lower Manhattan in New York City.
The Alenia C-27J Spartan is a military transport aircraft developed and manufactured by Leonardo's Aircraft Division (formerly Alenia Aermacchi until 2016).
Alert, in the Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada, is the northernmost permanently inhabited place in the world, ("Twice a year, the military resupply Alert, the world's northernmost settlement.") at latitude 82°30'05" north, from the North Pole.
All Partners Access Network (APAN), formerly called Asia-Pacific Area Network, is a United States Department of Defense (USDOD) social networking Website used for information sharing and collaboration.
An all-terrain vehicle (ATV), also known as a quad, quad bike, three-wheeler, four-wheeler or quadricycle as defined by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a vehicle that travels on low-pressure tires, with a seat that is straddled by the operator, along with handlebars for steering control.
Allied Forces Baltic Approaches (BALTAP) was a Principal Subordinate Command (PSC) of the NATO Military Command Structure, with responsibility for the Baltic Sea area.
Allied submarines were used extensively during the Pacific War and were a key contributor to the defeat of the Empire of Japan.
AltiGator is a multirotor unmanned aerial vehicle manufacturer founded in 2008 and headquartered in Waterloo, Walloon Brabant, Belgium.
Always Ready (Traditional Chinese: 隨時候命) is a Hong Kong aviation drama series produced by TVB and aired its channel TVB Jade from 21 November to 30 December 2005 The series is centered on the Government Flying Service (Hong Kong), which is responsible for search and rescue (SAR), air ambulance, firefighting and assisting in police operations.
Ameland Airport (Vliegveld Ameland), also known as Ameland Airport Ballum, is a small general aviation airport located near the town of Ballum on the western part of the island of Ameland, one of the West Frisian Islands in the Netherlands.
Amelia Mary Earhart (born July 24, 1897; disappeared July 2, 1937) was an American aviation pioneer and author.
American United is a Ranger-class Robert Allan Ltd. designed fireboat built to serve the Massachusetts Port Authority as a replacement to Massport Marine Unit 1, the ''Howard W. Fitzpatrick''.
AMVER, or Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue System is a worldwide voluntary reporting system sponsored by the United States Coast Guard.
The Angolan Navy (Marinha de Guerra Angolana) or MGA is the naval branch of the Angolan Armed Forces and is tasked with protecting Angola’s 1,600 km long coastline.
Annette Island or Taak'w Aan (Tlingit) is an island in the Gravina Islands of the Alexander Archipelago of the Pacific Ocean on the southeastern coast of the U.S. state of Alaska.
Appollo was a search and rescue dog who served with the K-9 unit of the New York Police Department.
ARA San Juan (S-42) was a diesel-electric submarine in service with the Argentine Navy as part of the Argentine Submarine Force between 1986 and 2017.
The corbeta (corvette) ARA Uruguay, built in England, is the largest ship afloat of its age in the Armada de la República Argentina (Argentine Navy), with more than 140 years passed since its commissioning in September 1874.
The Arabian or Arab horse (الحصان العربي, DMG ḥiṣān ʿarabī) is a breed of horse that originated on the Arabian Peninsula.
The Arapahoe Rescue Patrol (ARP) is a voluntary search and rescue team based in Arapahoe County, Colorado.
The Archer class (or P2000) is a class of patrol and training vessel in service with the United Kingdom's Royal Navy, commonly referred to as a Fast Training Boat.
Arctic cooperation and politics are partially coordinated via the Arctic Council, composed of the eight Arctic nations: the United States of America, Canada, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia, and Denmark with Greenland and the Faroe Islands.
The Arctic Search and Rescue Agreement (formally the Agreement on Cooperation on Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue in the Arctic) is an international treaty concluded among the member states of the Arctic Council — Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the United States — on 12 May 2011 in Nuuk, Greenland.
Arctic shipping routes are the maritime paths used by vessels to navigate through parts or the entirety of the Arctic.
ArduPilot is an open source, unmanned vehicle Autopilot Software Suite, capable of controlling autonomous.
The Argentine Naval Aviation (Spanish: Comando de Aviación Naval Argentina, COAN) is the naval aviation branch of the Argentine Navy and one of its four operational commands.
Argo is a Canadian manufacturer of amphibious all-terrain vehicles.
The Argo Avenger is an eight-wheeled all terrain vehicle built by Ontario Drive and Gear Limited.
The Argos-class patrol boat is a model of patrol boat in service in the Portuguese Navy since 1991.
The Arkansas Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Arkansas.
The Arkhangelsk Regional Rescue Service (ARRS) was founded by the governor of Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia on 6 April 1998 to provide emergency assistance and preparedness in dealing with a variety of emergency situations.
The Armed Forces of Equatorial Guinea (in Spanish: Fuerzas Armadas de Guinea Ecuatorial) consists of approximately 2,500 service members.
The Armed Forces of Montenegro (Montenegrin: Vojska Crne Gore) consists of an army, navy and air force.
An army aviation unit is an aviation-related unit of a nation's army, sometimes described as an air corps.
The Army Ranger Wing (ARW) (Sciathán Fiannóglaigh an Airm, "SFA") is the special operations force of the Irish Defence Forces, the military of Ireland.
Aso class patrol vessel is a class of PL type patrol vessel of the Japan Coast Guard.
Association of Lowland Search And Rescue (ALSAR), more commonly using the name Lowland Rescue, is a voluntary organisation in the UK which provides teams who assist the emergency services in the search for missing persons.
Atlantic Airways (Faroese: Atlantsflog) is the national airline of the Faroe Islands, operating domestic helicopter services and international passenger services as well as search and rescue responsibilities from its base at Vágar Airport, on the Faroese island of Vágar.
Atlas is a bipedal humanoid robot primarily developed by the American robotics company Boston Dynamics, with funding and oversight from the United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
Atlasjet Flight 4203 was a scheduled domestic passenger flight from Istanbul Atatürk Airport in Istanbul to Isparta Süleyman Demirel Airport in Isparta Province, Turkey.
The Advanced Reentry Demonstrator (ARD) was a European Space Agency (ESA) suborbital reentry vehicle.
The ATR 72 is a twin-engine turboprop, short-haul regional airliner developed and produced in France and Italy by aircraft manufacturer ATR (Aerei da Trasporto Regionale or Avions de transport régional), a joint venture formed by French aerospace company Aérospatiale (now Airbus) and Italian aviation conglomerate Aeritalia (now Leonardo S.p.A.). The number "72" in its name is derived from the aircraft's standard seating configuration in a passenger-carrying configuration, which could seat 72–78 passengers in a single-class arrangement.
The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is the military organisation responsible for the defence of Australia.
Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is an Australian statutory authority established in 1990 under the Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990 and governed by the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997.
Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.
The automatic identification system (AIS) is an automatic tracking system used on ships and by vessel traffic services (VTS).
The AVIC AG600, code named Kunlong (鲲龙), also known as TA-600, is the largest amphibious aircraft currently flying.
The Avro Shackleton was a British long-range maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) used by the Royal Air Force (RAF) and the South African Air Force (SAAF).
Ålesund Airport, Sørneset (Ålesund sjøflyplass, Sørneset) was a water aerodrome and later heliport situated at Nørvevika and later Sørneset in Ålesund, Norway.
Ålesund Airport, Vigra (Ålesund lufthavn, Vigra) is an international airport serving the town of Ålesund, Norway.
The Ægir-class offshore patrol vessel is a class of two vessels serving in the Icelandic Coast Guard (ICG).
Ørland Main Air Station (Norwegian: Ørland hovedflystasjon) is situated at the mouth of the Trondheimsfjorden in the municipality of Ørland in Trøndelag county in the center of Norway.
Babcock Mission Critical Services Offshore Limited (known as Bond Offshore Helicopters until 25 April 2016) is a British helicopter operator, specialising in providing offshore helicopter transportation services to North Sea and Irish Sea oil and gas platforms.
Backpacking Light magazine was founded in early 2001 by Alan Dixon and Ryan Jordan.
The BAE Systems Nimrod MRA4 was a planned maritime patrol and attack aircraft intended to replace the Hawker Siddeley Nimrod MR2.
Bahad 16 (lit: Education Base 16) is a training base (Bahad) belonging to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).
On October 15, 2009 Richard and Mayumi Heene allowed a homemade helium-filled gas balloon, shaped to resemble a silver flying saucer, to float away into the atmosphere above Fort Collins, Colorado, then claimed that their six-year-old son Falcon was inside it, apparently traveling at altitudes reaching.
The Balsam Lake Mountain Fire Observation Station is located at the summit of the mountain of that name in the Town of Hardenburgh, New York, United States.
BALTOPS (Baltic Operations) is an annual military exercise, held and sponsored by the Commander, United States Naval Forces Europe, since 1971, in the Baltic Sea and the regions surrounding it.
Baltrum is a barrier island off the coast of East Frisia, in Germany, and is a municipality in the district of Aurich, Lower Saxony.
The Bangladesh Coast Guard (Bengali transliteration: বাংলাদেশ কোস্ট গার্ড; translated from English: বাংলাদেশ উপকূল রক্ষক); BCG is the maritime law enforcement force of Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Naval Aviation is the Aviation wing of Bangladesh Navy.
Bernard "Barney" Conrad Hartman was a world champion skeet shooter, member of the National Skeet Shooting and Canadian Sports Hall of Fame and a member of the Order of Canada Hartman is the author of "Hartman on Skeet" a 1967 instructional book published by McLellan and Stewart referred to as "the definitive book on skeet.".
Barney McKinney Giles (September 13, 1892 – May 6, 1984) was an American military officer who helped develop strategic bombing theory and practice.
"Batman: No Man’s Land" is an American comic book crossover storyline that ran for almost all of 1999 through the Batman comic book titles published by DC Comics.
The Battle off Texel, also known as the Action off Texel or the Action of 17 October 1914, was a naval battle off the coast of the Dutch island of Texel during the First World War.
The Bay Area Mountain Rescue Unit (BAMRU) is a FEMA and California OES Type I Search and Rescue resource within the San Mateo County Sheriff Office of Emergency Services-based out of San Mateo County, California.
Bayesian search theory is the application of Bayesian statistics to the search for lost objects.
Beja Air Base (Base Aérea de Beja), designated as Air Base No.
The Belgian Air Component (Luchtcomponent, Composante air) is the air arm of the Belgian Armed Forces, and until January 2002 it was officially known as the Belgian Air Force (Belgische Luchtmacht; Force aérienne belge).
The Civil Protection is a Belgian federal service that falls under the Directorate-General Civil Security of the Federal Public Service Interior (the former Ministry of the Interior).
The Belize Defence Force Air Wing is the aviation branch of the Belize Defence Force, formed in 1983 it is based at the Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport in Ladyville.
The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey is an American multi-mission, tiltrotor military aircraft with both vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL), and short takeoff and landing (STOL) capabilities.
The Bell CH-146 Griffon is a multi-role utility helicopter of the Huey family, designed by Bell Helicopter Textron as a variant for the Canadian Armed Forces of the Bell 412EP.
The Bell Huey family of helicopters includes a wide range of civil and military aircraft produced since 1956 by Bell Helicopter.
The Bell UH-1 Iroquois (nicknamed "Huey") is a utility military helicopter powered by a single turboshaft engine, with two-blade main and tail rotors.
The Bell UH-1 Iroquois military helicopter, first introduced in 1959, is the first production member of the prolific Huey family of helicopters, and was itself developed in over twenty variants, which are listed below.
Frederick Benjamin "Ben" Carlin (27 July 1912 – 7 March 1981) was an Australian adventurer who was the first and only person to circumnavigate the world in an amphibious vehicle.
The Bergwacht is an organisation that is part of the German Red Cross (DRK-Bergwacht), whose primary functions are mountain rescue and nature conservation.
The Beriev Aircraft Company (Beriev Taganrog Aviation Scientific Technical Complex), formerly Beriev Design Bureau, is a Russian aircraft manufacturer (design office prefix Be), specializing in amphibious aircraft.
The Beriev A-40 Albatros (also Be-42, NATO reporting name: Mermaid) was a jet-engined amphibious flying boat designed by the Beriev Aircraft Company for the anti-submarine warfare role.
The Beriev Be-200 Altair (Бериев Бе-200) is a multipurpose amphibious aircraft designed by the Beriev Aircraft Company and manufactured by Irkut.
Berkshire Lowland Search and Rescue (BLSAR) is a registered charitable lowland search and rescue team based in Berkshire, United Kingdom and provides support functions (primarily search and rescue) to Thames Valley Police and the emergency planning departments of various local authorities in Berkshire.
Bernard Fontaine (born March 2, 1940) has served in the United States Army and as a volunteer firefighter, Search and Rescue, and deacon.
Beverly Johnson (22 April 1947 – 3 April 1994) was a pioneering rock climber and adventurer.
Bilkent University (in Turkish, Bilkent Üniversitesi) is a private university located in Ankara, Turkey.
The Blacksburg Volunteer Rescue Squad was established in 1950 as an all-volunteer EMS agency providing free service to a community of approximately 55,000 residents, including approximately half of Montgomery County, Virginia, and the Town of Blacksburg, which is home to Virginia Tech.
Bluefin Robotics is an American robotics company, headquartered in Quincy, Massachusetts, which specialises in the design and manufacture of military and civilian autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and related technology.
BNS Bangabandhu (Bangla:বানৌজা বঙ্গবন্ধু) is a guided missile frigate of the Bangladesh Navy, and is one of the most modern currently in service.
Bodø Air Station (Bodø hovedflystasjon) is a military airbase of the Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) located at Bodø, Norway.
The Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight is a medium-lift tandem-rotor transport helicopter powered by twin turboshaft engines.
The Bolivian Air Force ('Fuerza Aérea Boliviana' or 'FAB') is part of the Military of Bolivia.
The Bombardier Challenger 600 series is a family of business jets.
The Border and Coast Guard Academy (Finnish: Raja- ja merivartiokoulu, Swedish: Gräns- och sjöbevakningsskolan) is a nationally and internationally networking institution for border security and maritime SAR education and research within the Finnish Border Guard.
A border guard of a country is a national security agency that performs border control, i.e., enforces the security of the country's national borders.
Boshears Skyfest formerly known as the Boshears Memorial Fly–In, is an annual event to honor pioneers of aviation and demonstrate aerial acrobatics in the style of a traditional air–show.
Boundary layer control refers to methods of controlling the behaviour of fluid flow boundary layers.
The Boyd Trophy is a silver model of a Fairey Swordfish, which was presented by the Fairey Aviation Company Limited in 1946, in commemoration of the work for Naval Aviation of Admiral Sir Denis Boyd, KCB, CBE, DSC RN.
Braathen SAFE Flight 239, also known as the Asker Accident (Asker-ulykken), was a controlled flight into terrain of a Fokker F28 Fellowship into Vestmarka in Asker, Norway, on 23 December 1972 at 16:33.
Braathens SAFE Flight 253, also known as the Hummelfjell Accident (Hummelfjell-ulykken), occurred on 7 November 1956 at 9:50, when a de Havilland Heron crashed into the mountain Hummelfjell in Tolga, Norway.
The Brazilian Air Force (Força Aérea Brasileira, FAB) is the air branch of the Brazilian Armed Forces and one of the three national uniformed services.
Brighton City Airport, also known as Shoreham Airport, is an airport located in the parish of Lancing in West Sussex, England.
The Bristol Type 171 Sycamore was an early helicopter developed and built by the helicopter division of the Bristol Aeroplane Company.
Bristow Helicopters Limited is a British civil helicopter operator originally based at Aberdeen Airport, Scotland which is now part of the U.S.-based Bristow Group (S&P 600 component) which in turn has its corporate headquarters in Houston, Texas.
Bristow Helicopters operate a large fleet of 490 helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.
Bristow Norway AS (formerly Norsk Helikopter) is a Norwegian helicopter company that transports crew to oil installations in the North Sea.
The British Hovercraft Corporation AP1-88 is a medium-size hovercraft.
British South American Airways (BSAA) was a state-run airline in the United Kingdom in the late 1940s responsible for services to the Caribbean and South America.
In aviation, a brownout (or brown-out) is an in-flight visibility restriction due to dust or sand in the air.
BRP Andrés Bonifacio (PF-7) was a Philippine Navy frigate in commission from 1976 to 1985.
BRP Cebu (PS-28) is a of the Philippine Navy.
BRP Diego Silang (PF-9) was an of the Philippine Navy in commission from 1976 to 1990.
The BRP Francisco Dagohoy (PF-10) was an of the Philippine Navy that served from 1979 to 1985.
The BRP Gregorio del Pilar (PF-8) was an of the Philippine Navy in commission from 1977 to 1990.
Bruno Brivonesi (July 16, 1886 – 1970) was an Italian admiral during World War II.
The BAM (Buque de Acción Marítima) ships are new modular offshore patrol vessels of the Spanish Navy adapted to different purposes from a common base, manufactured by Navantia.
BARB Search & Rescue (based in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset) formed in 1992 as Burnham Area Rescue Boat and is a voluntary search and rescue service that operates two rescue hovercrafts and an inshore rescue boat in the Bridgwater Bay area.
Bush Search and Rescue New South Wales (BSAR NSW) (previously known as Bushwalkers Wilderness Rescue Squad (BWRS) and Bushwalkers Search and Rescue (B S&R) is a remote area land search and rescue service in New South Wales, Australia established on 27 November 1936.Minutes of Meeting, The New South Wales Federation of Bushwalking Clubs, via Andy MacQueen BSAR NSW is a wholly volunteer operated, self funded incorporated association and a specialist squad of the Volunteer Rescue Association (VRA). The squad was formed based on the premise that the best people to search for missing bushwalkers are experienced bushwalkers, who are expected to understand the bush, to know how to navigate in difficult terrain, and to know the hidden passes and the common mistakes walkers make while trying to find a route in difficult country. These days BSAR NSW searches not only for bushwalkers but also for elderly missing persons, despondent persons and victims of crime.
Bush Search and Rescue Victoria (BSAR) is a volunteer search and rescue group active in the state of Victoria (Australia) and is affiliated with Bushwalking Victoria.
Caernarfon Airport (Maes Awyr Caernarfon), formerly RAF Llandwrog, is located southwest of Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales.
Cairns Airport is an international airport in Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
The Cajun Navy are informal ad-hoc volunteer groups comprising private boat owners who assist in search and rescue efforts in Louisiana and adjacent areas.
The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) is a California cabinet-level agency responsible for overseeing and coordinating emergency preparedness, response, recovery and homeland security activities within the state.
The California Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of California.
Canada Command (CANCOM) (French: Commandement Canada) was one of the four operational commands of the Canadian Forces from 2006 to 2012, responsible for routine domestic and continental operations, such as search and rescue, sovereignty patrol, national security coordination and contingency planning.
Canada Education Park (CEP) is located on the southside of Chilliwack at the former site of the Canadian army base called CFB Chilliwack.
The Bombardier 415, previously known as the Canadair CL-415, is a Canadian amphibious aircraft purpose-built as a water bomber.
Canadian Armed Forces Search and Rescue (CAFSAR) (Recherche et sauvetage des Forces armées canadiennes in French) is the collective name used to refer to search and rescue (SAR) resources and operations within the Canadian Armed Forces.
The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG; Garde côtière canadienne – GCC) is the coast guard of Canada.
The Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary or CCGA (French: Garde côtière auxiliaire canadienne or GCAC) is a Canada-wide volunteer marine association dedicated to marine search and rescue (SAR) and the promotion of boating safety, through association with the Canadian Coast Guard under the auspices of Canada's National Search and Rescue Program.
The Canadian Forces Affiliate Radio System was established in 1977.
Canadian Medical Assistance Teams (CMAT) is a Canadian grassroots, non profit disaster relief organization based in Brantford, Ontario, Canada.
The Cape-class patrol boats were steel hull patrol boats with aluminum superstructures of the United States Coast Guard.
The Canadian Coast Guard maintains a fleet of Cape-class motor lifeboats, based on a motor lifeboat design used by the United States Coast Guard.
Civil Aid Voluntary Rescue Association (CAVRA) is a voluntary search and rescue organisation operating within the South Wales area from mid to the south Wales coast.
Cardiff Harbour Authority (CHA) is the managing authority for Cardiff Bay under the Cardiff Bay Barrage Act 1993, and was established on 1 April 2000.
Carlos Páez Vilaró (1 November 1923 – 24 February 2014) was a Uruguayan abstract artist, painter, potter, sculptor, muralist, writer, composer and constructor.
Carrier Strike Group One (CSG-1 or CARSTRKGRU 1) is a U.S. Navy carrier strike group.
Carrier Strike Group Eleven 2004–2009 operations included three overseas deployments to provide combat air support for Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, as well as a special surge deployment during 2007.
Carrier-based aircraft, sometimes known as carrier-capable aircraft or carrier-borne aircraft, are naval aircraft designed for operations from aircraft carriers.
The CASA C-212 Aviocar is a turboprop-powered STOL medium cargo aircraft designed and built by CASA in Spain for civil and military use.
CASA FITS (Fully Integrated Tactical System) is a system that is used on board aircraft from different coast guard services for tactical marine reconnaissance.
The Casco class was a large class of United States Coast Guard cutters in commission from the late 1940s through the late 1980s.
Caving in New Zealand is an established hobby as well as being a part of commercial tourism.
The Cayman Islands is an autonomous British Overseas Territory in the western Caribbean Sea.
Stridsbåt 90 H(alv) (Strb 90 H, literally: Combat Boat 90 Half; the 90 refers to the year of acceptance and Half refers to the fact that it can carry and deploy a half platoon of amphibious infantry (18 men) fully equipped) is a class of fast military assault craft originally developed for the Swedish Navy by Dockstavarvet.
CCGH Siyay is a Canadian Coast Guard hovercraft based in Richmond, British Columbia.
CCGS Ann Harvey is a Canadian Coast Guard buoy tender and SAR vessel with light icebreaker duties.
The CCGS Cap Percé is one of the Canadian Coast Guard's 36 Cape class motor life boat.
CCGS Des GroseilliersCCGS stands for Canadian Coast Guard Ship is a in the Canadian Coast Guard.
CCGS Gordon ReidCCGS stands for Canadian Coast Guard Ship is a mid-shore fisheries patrol vessel of the Canadian Coast Guard.
CCGS Simon FraserCCGS stands for Canadian Coast Guard Ship was a buoy tender operated by the Canadian Coast Guard.
CCGS Sipu Muin is a Canadian Coast Guard is a Type 400 AP1-88 ACV AP1-88 Air Cushion Vehicle (ACV) or hovercraft based at CCG Hovercraft Base Trois-Rivières in Trois-Rivières Ouest, Quebec.
CCGS Sir Wilfred GrenfellCCGS stands for Canadian Coast Guard Ship is a Canadian Coast Guard vessel based in St. John's, Newfoundland.
CCGS TeleostCCGS stands for Canadian Coast Guard Ship is a Canadian Coast Guard fisheries research vessel.
CCGH Waban-Aki was a Canadian Coast Guard hovercraft based at CCG Hovercraft Base Trois-Rivières in Trois-Rivières, Quebec.
The Centres Régionaux Opérationnels de Surveillance et de Sauvetage (CROSS, "Regional Operational Centres for Monitoring and Rescue") are a network of stations on the French coast.
For the more current term, see Emergency medical responder A certified first responder (Also called an Emergency Medical Responder, Emergency First Responder, Medical First Responder, or First Responder) is a person who has completed a course and received certification in providing pre-hospital care for medical emergencies.
The Cessna Skymaster is a United States twin-engine civil utility aircraft built in a push-pull configuration.
Canadian Forces Base Comox, commonly referred to as CFB Comox or 19 Wing is a Canadian Forces Base located north northeast of Comox, British Columbia.
Canadian Forces Base Gander (also CFB Gander), is a Canadian Forces Base located in Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Canadian Forces Base North Bay, also CFB North Bay, is an air force base located at the City of North Bay, Ontario about north of Toronto.
Canadian Forces Base Summerside (CFB Summerside) was an air force base located in St. Eleanors, Prince Edward Island, Canada, now part of the city of Summerside.
Canadian Forces Base Wainwright, commonly referred to as CFB Wainwright is a Canadian Forces Base located in Denwood, Alberta, adjacent to the town of Wainwright.
CHC Helicopter is a large helicopter services company, specializing in the following services.
CHC Helikopter Service, previously CHC Norway, CHC Helikopter Service and Helikopter Service is the Norwegian division of CHC Helicopter Corporation.
On 29 April 2016, a CHC Helikopter Service Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma helicopter, carrying oil workers from the Gullfaks B platform in the North Sea, crashed near Turøy, a Norwegian coastal island from the city of Bergen.
Cheeki Rafiki was a Bénéteau First 40.7 sailing yacht.
Chel White is an American film director, commercial and music video director, film producer, composer, actor, screenwriter, and visual effects supervisor.
The Chilean Navy (Armada de Chile) is the naval force of Chile.
Chile–Haiti relations are the bilateral relations between Chile and Haiti.
The China Coast Guard serves as a coordinating agency for maritime search and rescue and law enforcement in the territorial waters of the People's Republic of China.
The Chinook is a rare breed of sled dog, developed in the state of New Hampshire during the early 20th century.
Chiricahua National Monument is a unit of the National Park System located in the Chiricahua Mountains of southeastern Arizona.
Citizen Corps is a program under the Department of Homeland Security that provides training for the population of the United States to assist in the recovery after a disaster or terrorist attack.
The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a congressionally chartered, federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force (USAF).
The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (Cục Hàng không Dân dụng Việt Nam) (CAAV) is the aviation authority under the Ministry of Transport of Vietnam.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Uganda (CAA) is the government agency responsible for licensing, monitoring, and regulating civil aviation matters.
Civil defense or civil protection is an effort to protect the citizens of a state (generally non-combatants) from military attacks and natural disasters.
Many countries around the world have civil defense organizations dedicated to protecting civilians from military attacks and providing rescue services after widespread disasters.
The Civil Military Affairs Brigade (Reserve), known officially as CMAB, is one of units of the Technical Services Reserve Group of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Reserve Command, and is based in Quezon City.
"Civilian Drones: Search and Rescue" is a documentary released in 2013 that details the bureaucratic challenges faced by search and rescue personnel and their desperate need for civilian drones which are restricted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Claudene Christian (October 18, 1970 – October 29, 2012) was an entrepreneur, sailor, gymnast, singer and beauty queen.
Clyde Everett Lassen (1942 – 1994), a native of Fort Myers, Florida, was a retired Commander in the United States Navy and a Naval Aviator.
A coast guard or coastguard is a maritime security organization of a particular country.
The Albanian Coast Guard (Roja Bregdetare) is the maritime law enforcement force of Albania.
The Coast Guard Administration of the Executive Yuan (CGA) is charged with maintaining law and order, protecting the resources of the territorial waters of the Republic of China (Taiwan), which surrounds Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, Matsu Islands, Green Island, Orchid Island, Dongsha Islands, and Nansha Islands as well as providing a first line of defense along coastal areas against smugglers and illegal immigrants.
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City is a United States Coast Guard Air Station located 9 miles northwest of Atlantic City at the Atlantic City International Airport in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey.
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point is an Air Station of the United States Coast Guard located in Oahu, of the Hawaiian Islands.
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod is a United States Coast Guard air station located on Joint Base Cape Cod formerly known as Otis Air National Guard Base in Sandwich, Massachusetts.
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City is a United States Coast Guard Air Station co-located at Elizabeth City Regional Airport in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, along the Pasquotank River near the opening of the Albemarle Sound.
United States Coast Guard Air Station Houston is a United States Coast Guard Air Station located southeast of downtown Houston, Texas on board the Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base (JRB).
Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay is a United States Coast Guard Air Station, with command and primary assets located at the Arcata-Eureka Airport in McKinleyville, California, 16 miles north of Eureka in Humboldt County.
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak is an Air Station of the United States Coast Guard located in Kodiak, Alaska.
Coast Guard Air Station Miami is an Air Station of the United States Coast Guard located at Opa-locka Executive Airport in Opa-locka, Florida.
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans is a United States Coast Guard Air Station located at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans in Belle Chasse, Louisiana.
Coast Guard Air Station North Bend (CGAS North Bend) was established September 28, 1974 at Southwest Oregon Regional Airport in North Bend, Oregon, United States.
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento is an Air Station of the United States Coast Guard, located in Sacramento County, California.
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco is a United States Coast Guard Air Station located 13 miles south of downtown San Francisco, California at the San Francisco International Airport in an unincorporated area of San Mateo County.
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah is a United States Coast Guard Air Station located at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, Georgia.
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka is an Air Station of the United States Coast Guard located in Sitka, Alaska.
Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City was established in 1946 operates under the authority of the United States Coast Guard's Ninth District (USCG).
Coast Guard Base Ketchikan is a major shore installation of the United States Coast Guard located in Ketchikan, Alaska.
Coast Guard Goal 2030 is a planned modernization program for the Bangladesh Coast Guard.
Coast Guard Station Burlington, Vermont is a Coast Guard station established in 1948 as a four-man light attendant station on Juniper Island.
Coast Guard Station Calumet Harbor is a United States Coast Guard station located on Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois.
United States Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment, situated near Cape Disappointment, Washington, at the mouth of the Columbia River, is the largest United States Coast Guard search and rescue station on the Northwest Coast, with 50 crewmembers assigned.
United States Coast Guard Station Gloucester is a United States Coast Guard station located in Gloucester, Massachusetts.
Coast Guard Station Michigan City is a United States Coast Guard station located in Michigan City, Indiana.
Coast Guard Station New London is a United States Coast Guard station located in New London, Connecticut.
United States Coast Guard Station Point Allerton is a United States Coast Guard station located in Hull, Massachusetts.
Coast Guard Station Sturgeon Bay is a United States Coast Guard station located on Lake Michigan and the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal in the Town of Sturgeon Bay in Door County, Wisconsin, just outside the city of Sturgeon Bay.
Responsibilities for traditional coast guard duties in Australia are distributed across various federal, state and community agencies.
The Colombian Air Force or FAC (Fuerza Aérea Colombiana) is the Air Force of the Republic of Colombia.
Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base, or simply Villamor Air Base, named for Filipino WWII pilot Jesús A. Villamor is the home of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) and shares runways with the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).
The Raptor is a multipurpose military air/spacecraft featured in the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica.
COMSUBIN (Comando Raggruppamento Subacquei e Incursori Teseo Tesei; Teseo Tesei Diver and Raider Command Group) is the elite commando frogman force and one of the Italian special forces.
Combat search and rescue (CSAR) are search and rescue operations that are carried out during war that are within or near combat zones.
A combat systems officer (or CSO, differs from CSOp) is a member of an aircrew in the United States Air Force and is often the mission commander in many multi-crew aircraft.
Commercial fishing is a major industry in Alaska, and has been for hundreds of years.
Commodore was an early title and later a rank in the United States Navy, United States Coast Guard and the Confederate States Navy.
In the United States, community emergency response team (CERT) can refer to.
The city of San Rafael, California, purchased a fireboat, they named Confidence, in 2016.
Conflict: Desert Storm is a tactical shooter video game developed by Pivotal Games and published by SCi Games and Gotham Games for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox, and GameCube; it is the first installment in the ''Conflict'' series.
The Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer is a World War II and Korean War era patrol bomber of the United States Navy derived from the Consolidated B-24 Liberator.
The Consolidated PBY Catalina, also known as the Canso in Canadian service, is an American flying boat, and later an amphibious aircraft of the 1930s and 1940s produced by Consolidated Aircraft.
Developed as a naval patrol aircraft, the Consolidated PBY Catalina was a widely exported flying boat during World War II.
A control point (CP, also control and checkpoint) is a marked waypoint used in orienteering and related sports such as rogaining and adventure racing.
Coquitlam is a city in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada.
Coquitlam Search and Rescue (SAR) is a volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to wilderness search and rescue in the Coquitlam area of British Columbia, Canada.
Cornwall Search and Rescue Team (formerly Cornwall Rescue Group) was set up in 2003 to provide inland search and rescue cover for the county of Cornwall, United Kingdom.
The Corps of Firefighters of Catalonia (in Catalan: Cos de Bombers de la Generalitat de Catalunya) is the fire department of Catalonia, Spain.
The Corps of the Port Captaincies – Coast Guard (Italian language: Corpo delle Capitanerie di porto – Guardia costiera) is the coast guard of Italy and is part of the Italian Navy under the control of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport.
The crash position indicator (CPI) is a radio beacon designed to be ejected from an aircraft when it crashes.
Crissy Field, a former U.S. Army airfield, is now part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in San Francisco, California, United States.
Criticism of the government response to Hurricane Katrina consisted primarily of condemnations of mismanagement and lack of preparation in the relief effort in response to Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath.
The Croatian Air Force (Hrvatsko ratno zrakoplovstvo or HRZ) is a branch of the Croatian Armed Forces whose primary task is to ensure the sovereignty of the airspace of the Republic of Croatia and to provide aviation support to other branches in the implementation of their tasks in joint operations.
Croatian Coast Guard (Obalna straža Republike Hrvatske) is a division of the Croatian Navy responsible for protecting interests of the Republic of Croatia at sea.
In the 1960s CVA-01 aircraft carrier was to be the first of a class of fleet carriers that would have replaced the Royal Navy's existing aircraft carriers, most of which had been designed before or during World War II.
Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Nargis (نرگس) caused the worst natural disaster in the recorded history of Myanmar during early May 2008.
The Cyprus Air Command (Διοίκησης Αεροπορίας Κύπρου, Kıbrıs Hava Kuvvetleri) is the armed air wing of the National Guard.
The Cyprus Joint Rescue Coordination Center or JRCC Larnaca (Greek: Κέντρο Συντονισμού Έρευνας και Διάσωσης) is an independent agency of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus and its primary mission is to organize the Cyprus Republic Search and Rescue (SAR) system, to co-ordinate, to control and direct SAR operations in the region that the Cyprus JRCC is responsible for (which coincides with the Nicosia FIR), so that people, whose lives are at risk as a result of aviation or maritime accidents, can be located and rescued in the least amount of time.
The Cyprus Police Aviation Unit (C.P.A.U) (Μονάδα Αεροπορικών Επιχειρήσεων (Μ.Α.ΕΠ.), Kıbrıs Polisi Havacılık Birimi) is the Police aviation Unit of the Headquarters of Cyprus Police, the national police of the Republic of Cyprus and was established on 10 June 2008, having previously operated as the Cyprus Police Air Wing (from 1990 to 9.6.2008).
The Cyprus Port & Marine Police (Λιμενική και Ναυτική Αστυνομία, Liman ve Deniz Polisi) is the marine police and the civilian Coast Guard wing of the Cyprus Police, and are tasked with the primary mission of law enforcement of the waters around, and control of the sea borders of the Republic of Cyprus.
The Czech Air Force (Czech: Vzdušné síly Armády České republiky, literally the "Air Force of the Army of the Czech Republic"), is the air force branch of the Army of the Czech Republic.
Daman Airport is a military airbase at Daman in the Union Territory of Daman and Diu, India.
The Damen Group is a Dutch defence, shipbuilding, and engineering conglomerate company based in Gorinchem, South Holland, the Netherlands.
The Dutch shipbuilding firm The Damen Group, designs and manufactures a range of patrol vessels, of various sizes, including the Damen Stan 4207 Patrol Vessels.
The Dutch shipbuilding firm The Damen Group, designs and manufactures a wide variety of vessels, including a range of related patrol vessels known generally as the Damen Stan Patrol Vessels.
The Danish Maritime Safety Administration (DaMSA) (Farvandsvæsenet) was a department of the Danish Ministry of Defence with administration located in Christianshavn, Copenhagen.
Danish Task Group (abbrev. DATG, 'Søværnets Taktiske Stab'), is a Danish naval unit, tasked with commanding, educating and training maritime forces in peace, crisis and war.
The de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver is a single-engined high-wing propeller-driven short takeoff and landing (STOL) aircraft developed and manufactured by de Havilland Canada.
The de Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo is a short takeoff and landing (STOL) utility transport turboprop aircraft developed from the earlier piston-powered DHC-4 Caribou.
The Death Valley Germans (as dubbed by the media) were a family of four German tourists who went missing in Death Valley National Park on July 23, 1996.
The Defence Forces (Fórsaí Cosanta, officially styled Óglaigh na hÉireann),Óglaigh na hÉireann derives its origins from the Irish Volunteers.
Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC; Recherche et développement pour la défense Canada, RDDC) in French), is an agency of the Department of National Defence (DND), whose purpose is to provide the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), other government departments, and public safety and national security communities with knowledge and technology. DRDC has approximately 1,400 employees across eight research centres within Canada.
The Defender-class boat, also called Response Boat – Small (RB-S) and Response Boat – Homeland Security (RB-HS), is a standard boat introduced by the United States Coast Guard in 2002.
The Department of Conservation and Land Management (DCLM, but more often called CALM) was a department of the Government of Western Australia that was responsible for implementing the state's conservation and environment legislation and regulations.
The Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) was a department of the Government of Western Australia that was responsible for implementing the state's conservation and environment legislation and regulations.
The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) is a government department that is responsible for fire and emergency services in Western Australia.
The Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPaW) was a department of the Government of Western Australia.
Norway has three dependent territories (biland), all uninhabited and located in the Southern Hemisphere.
Deya Can Göçen (born Derya Can on October 12,1979) is a Turkish world record holder female free-diver and school teacher.
Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness is an autobiographical work by American writer Edward Abbey, originally published in 1968.
The Diciotti class is an Italian designed offshore patrol vessel, presently in use with the Italian Coast Guard, Iraqi Navy, Armed Forces of Malta, and Panama SENAN.
Direction finding (DF), or radio direction finding (RDF), is the measurement of the direction from which a received signal was transmitted.
The Directorate General of Coastal Safety (DGCS, Kıyı Emniyeti Genel Müdürlüğü) has been established by the Turkish Republic Council Of Ministers’ decision on 12 May 1997 as a General Directorate and State owned Organization.
On 15 November 2017, the Argentine submarine ARA ''San Juan'' disappeared off the coast of Argentina while on a training exercise.
Natalee Ann Holloway (born October 21, 1986) was an American woman whose disappearance made international news after she vanished on May 30, 2005, while on a high school graduation trip to Aruba in the Caribbean.
The Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (DART) is an elite team within the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), formed in 1990 to handle complex rescue and fire fighting incidents, such as urban search and rescue; prolonged fire fighting; height and confined space operations; and water rescue.
Disaster response is the second phase of the disaster management cycle.
Disaster Response Route (DRR) is a network of pre-identified municipal and provincial roads in the Province of British Columbia, Canada that can best move emergency services and supplies to where they are needed in the event of a major disaster.
"Dog Patrol" is a reality TV show following working dogs and handlers as they go about their daily duties.
The Air Force of the Dominican Republic or Fuerza Aérea de República Dominicana, is one of the three branches of the Military of the Dominican Republic, together with the Army and the Navy.
The Dornier Do 228 is a twin-turboprop STOL utility aircraft, manufactured by Dornier GmbH (later DASA Dornier, Fairchild-Dornier) from 1981 until 1998.
The Dornier Do 24 is a 1930s German three-engine flying boat designed by the Dornier Flugzeugwerke for maritime patrol and search and rescue.
The Dornier Seastar is a turboprop-powered amphibious aircraft built largely of composite materials.
The double fisherman's knot or grapevine knot is a bend, or a knot used to join two lengths of rope.
Douglas County Search and Rescue is an all-volunteer organization in Douglas County within Douglas County Sheriff's Office.
DRDC Toronto is a major military research station located at the former site of CFB Downsview in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The DRDO Netra is an Indian, light-weight, autonomous UAV for surveillance and reconnaissance operations.
DS Seacrest, also known as "the Scan Queen", is a drill ship built by Far East Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd., Singapore, owned by Unocal Corporation and operated by Great Eastern Drilling and Engineering company.
Drucilla Winters is a fictional character from the American CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless.
Dubai International Airport (مطار دبي الدولي) is the primary international airport serving Dubai, United Arab Emirates and is the world's busiest airport by international passenger traffic.
Dumbo was the code name used by the United States Navy during the 1940s and 1950s to signify search and rescue missions, conducted in conjunction with military operations, by long-range aircraft flying over the ocean.
The Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard or DCCG (Kustwacht Caribisch Gebied or KWCARIB) is the coast guard of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the Caribbean.
The EADS CASA C-295 is a twin-turboprop tactical military transport aircraft, and is currently manufactured by Airbus Defence and Space in Spain.
The EADS HC-144 Ocean Sentry is a medium-range, twin-engined aircraft used by the United States Coast Guard in the search-and-rescue and maritime patrol missions.
Vidant EastCare is the critical care mobile air and ground transport of Vidant Health (VH) at Vidant Medical Center (VMC).
The Ecuadorian Air Force (Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana, FAE) is the Air arm of the Military of Ecuador and responsible for the protection of the Ecuadorian airspace.
The effects of Hurricane Mitch in Honduras included the worst flooding in Honduras in the 20th century.
EgyptAir Flight 990 (MS990/MSR990) was a regularly scheduled flight from Los Angeles International Airport, United States, to Cairo International Airport, Egypt, with a stop at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York City.
The Egyptian Air Force (EAF) (القوات الجوية المصرية), is the aviation branch of the Egyptian Armed Forces, is responsible for all airborne defence missions and operates all military aircraft, including those used in support of the Egyptian Army, Egyptian Navy and the Egyptian Air Defense Forces, created as a separate command in the 1970s, coordinates with the Air Force to integrate air and ground-based air defense operations.
In navigation, an electric beacon (or electromagnetic beacon) is a kind of beacon, a device which marks a fixed location and allows direction finding equipment to find relative bearing, the direction to the beacon.
The Embraer EMB 110 Bandeirante is a Brazilian general purpose 15–21 passenger twin-turboprop light transport aircraft designed by Embraer for military and civil use.
An emergency is a situation that poses an immediate risk to health, life, property, or environment.
An emergency department (ED), also known as an accident & emergency department (A&E), emergency room (ER), emergency ward (EW) or casualty department, is a medical treatment facility specializing in emergency medicine, the acute care of patients who present without prior appointment; either by their own means or by that of an ambulance.
An Emergency locator beacon is a radio-frequency beacon used to locate airplanes, vessels, and persons in distress and in need of immediate rescue.
Emergency management or disaster management is the organization and management of the resources and responsibilities for dealing with all humanitarian aspects of emergencies (preparedness, response, and recovery).
Emergency Management BC (EMBC) used to be known as the Provincial Emergency Program and is a division of the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General of British Columbia, Canada.
In Emergency Management, higher learning institutions must frequently adapt broad, varied policies to deal with the unique scope of disasters that can occur in on-campus settings.
The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) of the United States Federal Emergency Management Agency serves as the national focal point for the development and delivery of emergency management training to enhance the capabilities of state, territorial, local, and tribal government officials; volunteer organizations; FEMA's disaster workforce; other Federal agencies; and the public and private sectors to minimize the impact of disasters and emergencies on the American public.
Emergency medical responders are people who are specially trained to provide out-of-hospital care in medical emergencies.
Emergency medical services, also known as ambulance services or paramedic services (abbreviated to the initialism EMS, EMAS, EMARS or SAMU in some countries), are a type of emergency service dedicated to providing out-of-hospital acute medical care, transport to definitive care, and other medical transport to patients with illnesses and injuries which prevent the patient from transporting themselves.
Emergency medical services in Australia are provided by state ambulance services, which are a division of each state or territorial government, and by St John Ambulance in both Western Australia and the Northern Territory.
Ambulance Services in Hong Kong are provided by the Hong Kong Fire Service, in co-operation with two other voluntary organisations.
In Ukraine, emergency medical services are provided by the Ukrainian Emergency Medical Services (UEMS), a special type of government rescue service, the main task of which is to provide free of charge medical assistance to victims, rescuers and any other persons who take part in the response to and/or recovery process after incidents of any kind.
An emergency position-indicating radiobeacon station is a distress radiobeacon, a tracking transmitter that is triggered during an accident.
Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance (ERHMS) is a health monitoring and surveillance framework developed by the National Response Team, an organization of 15 federal departments and agencies responsible for coordinating emergency preparedness and response.
Emergency Response Team Search and Rescue (ERTSAR) is an INSARAG listed international disaster response NGO search and rescue team, with bases in Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom and Toronto, Canada.
Emergency services and rescue services are organizations which ensure public safety and health by addressing different emergencies.
An emergency tow vessel, also called emergency towing vessel, (ETV) is a multi purpose boat used by state authorities to tow disabled vessels on high seas in order to prevent dangers to man and environment.
Emergency vehicle lighting is one or more visual warning lights fitted to a vehicle for use when the driver wishes to convey to other road users the urgency of their journey, to provide additional warning of a hazard when stationary, or in the case of law enforcement as a means of signalling another driver to stop for interaction with an officer.
The Emilio Jacinto class is a ship class of three patrol corvettes currently in service with the Philippine Navy.
The Equatorial Guinea Air Corps is the air force of Equatorial Guinea.
The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency uses cutters and small boats on the water, and fixed- and rotary wing (helicopters) as well UAV in the air.
The equipment of the Royal Malaysian Air Force can be subdivided into: aircraft, ammunition, weapons, satellites, and ground vehicles.
List of active Ukrainian military aircraft is a list of military aircraft currently in service with the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
An escape set (in German Tauchretter.
The Phoenix Squadron (Escuadrón Fénix) was a special unit of the Argentine Air Force formed during the 1982 Falklands War.
Eskadrille 721 of the Royal Danish Air Force is the sole squadron in 'Air Transport Wing Aalborg' of the Danish Defence.
Eureka is a small research base on Fosheim Peninsula, Ellesmere Island, Qikiqtaaluk Region, in the Canadian territory of Nunavut.
The Airbus Helicopters H215 (formerly Eurocopter AS332 Super Puma) is a four-bladed, twin-engine, medium-size utility helicopter developed and marketed originally by Aérospatiale, later by Eurocopter and currently by Airbus Helicopters.
The Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters) AS350 Écureuil (Squirrel) (now H125) is a single-engine light utility helicopter originally designed and manufactured in France by Aérospatiale and Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters).
The Airbus Helicopters AS365 Dauphin (Dolphin), also formerly known as the Aérospatiale SA 365 Dauphin 2, is a medium-weight multipurpose twin-engine helicopter currently produced by Airbus Helicopters.
The Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters) AS565 Panther is the military version of the Eurocopter AS365 Dauphin medium-weight multi-purpose twin-engine helicopter.
The Eurocopter EC145 (now Airbus Helicopters H145) is a twin-engine light utility helicopter developed and manufactured by Eurocopter, which was rebranded as Airbus Helicopters in 2014.
The Eurocopter EC155 (now Airbus Helicopters H155) is a long-range medium-lift passenger transport helicopter developed by Eurocopter from its Dauphin family for civil aviation use.
The Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma (now Airbus Helicopters H225) is a long-range passenger transport helicopter developed by Eurocopter as the next generation of the civilian Super Puma family.
The Eurocopter EC635 (now Airbus Helicopters H135M) is a multi-purpose light helicopter developed by Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters) as a military version of the Eurocopter EC135.
The Eurocopter EC725 Caracal (also named Super Cougar), now called Airbus Helicopters H225M, is a long-range tactical transport military helicopter developed from the Eurocopter AS532 Cougar for military use.
The Eurocopter HH-65 Dolphin is a twin-engine, single main rotor, medevac-capable search and rescue (SAR) helicopter operated by the United States Coast Guard (USCG).
The Eurocopter X³ (X-Cubed) is an experimental high-speed compound helicopter developed by Airbus Helicopters.
The European Border and Coast Guard Agency, also known as Frontex (from French: Frontières extérieures for "external borders"), is an agency of the European Union headquartered in Warsaw, Poland, tasked with border control of the European Schengen Area, in coordination with the border and coast guards of Schengen Area member states.
The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) is a European Union agency charged with reducing the risk of maritime accidents, marine pollution from ships and the loss of human lives at sea by helping to enforce the pertinent EU legislation.
The European migrant crisis, or the European refugee crisis, is a term given to a period beginning in 2015 when rising numbers of people arrived in the European Union (EU), travelling across the Mediterranean Sea or overland through Southeast Europe.
There were many events leading to the 1982 Falklands War (Guerra de Malvinas in Spanish) between the United Kingdom and Argentina over possession of the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) and South Georgia (Georgia del Sur).
Somudro Ghurni (English: Sea Vortex) is the codename of a series of major naval exercises conducted by the Bangladesh Navy to simulate naval warfare and the protection of the country from external maritime threats, protection of the country's maritime resources, and prevention of smuggling.
Exercise Strikeback was a major naval exercise of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) that took place over a ten-day period in September 1957.
Explorer Search and Rescue (ESAR) are teams of Explorers in the Learning for Life program of the Boy Scouts of America who are trained and deployed for search and rescue missions.
Fausto Vega Santander (born November 19, 1923 - June 1, 1945) was a Mexican aviator who died in a crash while training during World War II.
The Federal On Scene Coordinator (Federal OSC), is a designation in the United States for an individual that.
Fedje Vessel Traffic Service Centre (Fedje trafikksentral), commonly abbreviated Fedje VTS, is a vessel traffic service and pilot station situated on the island of Fedje in Fedje, Norway.
First Lieutenant Felix Eugene Moncla Jr. (October 21, 1926 – presumed dead November 23, 1953) was a United States Air Force pilot who disappeared while performing an air defense intercept over Lake Superior in 1953.
A field hospital is a small mobile medical unit, or mini hospital, that temporarily takes care of casualties on-site before they can be safely transported to more permanent facilities.
The Finnish Border Guard is the national security agency responsible for enforcing the security of Finland's borders.
The Finnish Red Cross (FRC, Suomen Punainen Risti, Finlands Röda Kors) is an independent member of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, which is one of the biggest and best-known international organisations in the world and in the field of humanitarian aid.
The Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia (Jabatan Bomba dan Penyelamat Malaysia (JBPM), Jawi: جابتن بومبا دان ڤڽلامت مليسيا), popularly known as Bomba, is the federal fire and rescue services agency in Malaysia.
Fire prevention is a function of many fire departments.
Fireboats in San Diego have been operated on San Diego Bay and at the Port of San Diego by the city of San Diego, California since the early 20th century.
In the State of Paraná, Brazil, the Firefighters Corps (Corpo de Bombeiros) is part of the structure of the Military Police of State.
A fisherman or fisher is someone who captures fish and other animals from a body of water, or gathers shellfish.
The Flag of Scotland (bratach na h-Alba; Banner o Scotland) is also known as St Andrew's Cross or the Saltire.
The Flamant class patrol vessel are a class of three Type OPV54 patrol boats of the French Navy used for fishery monitoring, search and rescue, and patrolling France's Exclusive Economic Zone out to.
The Fleet Air Arm (FAA) is the branch of the British Royal Navy responsible for the operation of naval aircraft.
A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry.
Florø Airport (Florø lufthavn) is a regional airport serving Florø in Flora, Norway.
The Florida Department of Military Affairs is a state agency of the state of Florida, which was created by Chapter 250, Florida Statutes.
Florida Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is part of Southeast Region (SER) and the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Florida.
Forces Goal 2030 is a long-term modernisation program for Bangladesh Armed Forces.
Forward-looking infrared (FLIR) cameras, typically used on military and civilian aircraft, use a thermographic camera that senses infrared radiation.
In mathematics, a fractal is an abstract object used to describe and simulate naturally occurring objects.
Fractal analysis is assessing fractal characteristics of data.
France Avčin (6 October 1910 – 21 February 1984) was a Slovene electrical engineer, inventor, and mountain safety expert.
Francis S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base (Suffolk County Army Air Field in World War II) is a former air defense military installation collocated to use runways with the Westhampton, New York, municipal airport.
Francis S. Gabreski Airport is a county-owned, joint civil-military airport located north of the central business district of Westhampton Beach, in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, United States.
French Naval Aviation (often abbreviated in French to: « l'Aéronavale », or « Aviation navale » or more simply « l'Aéro ») is the naval air arm of the French Navy.
A frigate is any of several types of warship, the term having been used for ships of various sizes and roles over the last few centuries.
Fripp Island is a 6.546 sq mi (16.954 km²) barrier island located along the Atlantic coast of the lowcountry part of South Carolina.
The Frogman Corps (Frømandskorpset) is the maritime special operations force of the Danish Defence part of Special Operations Command.
The Fuerzas Especiales (Special Forces), also known as FES (the initials of their motto), is a special operations unit of the Mexican Navy officially established in late 2001.
is a Japanese mountaineering manga written and illustrated by Shin'ichi Ishizuka.
Galileo is the global navigation satellite system (GNSS) that is being created by the European Union (EU) through the European Space Agency (ESA), headquartered in Prague in the Czech Republic, with two ground operations centres, Oberpfaffenhofen near Munich in Germany and Fucino in Italy.
The General Atomics MQ-1 Predator is an American remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) built by General Atomics that was used primarily by the United States Air Force (USAF) and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper (sometimes called Predator B) is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capable of remotely controlled or autonomous flight operations, developed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) primarily for the United States Air Force (USAF).
The General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon has served the United States and the air arms of 25 other nations.
The General Inspectorate of Aviation (Inspectoratul General de Aviație) (formerly Special Aviation Unit - Unitatea Specialǎ de Aviaţie) is Romanian Ministry of Interior's air component.
The General Operations Force (Pasukan Gerakan Am; PGA, ''Jawi'': ڤاسوكن ڬرقن عام) is the light infantry arm of the Royal Malaysia Police.
The George E. Turner Power Plant was a coal-burning, and later oil-burning, electrical power plant constructed on the north shore of Lake Monroe, in Enterprise, Florida, United States in 1926.
The Georgian Air Force (sak’art’velos sahaero dzalebi) was the air force of the Georgian Armed Forces from its establishment in 1992 until 2010, when it was incorporated into the Georgian Land Forces.
The German Maritime Search and Rescue Service (Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbrüchiger - DGzRS) is responsible for Search and Rescue in German territorial waters in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea, including the Exclusive Economic Zone.
The German Navy (Deutsche Marine or simply Marine—) is the navy of Germany and part of the unified Bundeswehr ("Federal Defense"), the German Armed Forces.
The German Shepherd (Deutscher Schäferhund) is a breed of medium to large-sized working dog that originated in Germany.
Germanwings Flight 9525 (4U9525/GWI18G) was a scheduled international passenger flight from Barcelona–El Prat Airport in Spain to Düsseldorf Airport in Germany.
The Ghana Air Force (GHF) is the aerial warfare organizational military branch of the Ghanaian Armed Forces (GAF).
The Giant Schnauzer is a working breed of dog developed in the 17th century in Germany.
The GIDS Uqab (lit. GIDS Eagle) is a tactical unmanned reconnaissance aerial vehicle built and developed by the Global Industrial Defence Solutions (GIDS) for the joint drone program of the Pakistan Navy and Pakistan Army.
The GippsAero GA8 Airvan 8 is a single-engined utility aircraft manufactured by GippsAero (formerly named Gippsland Aeronautics) of Victoria, Australia.
Glasgow Prestwick Airport (IATA: PIK, ICAO: EGPK) is an international airport serving the west of Scotland, situated northeast of the town of Prestwick in South Ayrshire and from the city centre of Glasgow.
A glider or sailplane is a type of glider aircraft used in the leisure activity and sport of gliding.
The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) is an internationally agreed-upon set of safety procedures, types of equipment, and communication protocols used to increase safety and make it easier to rescue distressed ships, boats and aircraft.
Firefighting jargon includes a diverse lexicon of both common and idiosyncratic terms.
Gol Transportes Aéreos Flight 1907 (ICAO: GLO 1907) was a Boeing 737-8EH, registration PR-GTD, on a scheduled domestic passenger flight from Manaus, Brazil, to Rio de Janeiro.
The Golden Retriever is a large-sized breed of dog bred as gun dogs to retrieve shot waterfowl such as ducks and upland game birds during hunting and shooting parties, and were named 'retriever' because of their ability to retrieve shot game undamaged (soft mouth).
Alwyn Gordon Vette (9 July 1933 – 9 August 2015) was a New Zealand airline captain best known for his involvement in the Cessna 188 Pacific rescue and his research into the cause of the Air New Zealand Flight TE-901 crash.
The Government Flying Service (GFS) is a disciplined unit of the Government of Hong Kong.
The Government of Croatia (Vlada Hrvatske), formally the Government of the Republic of Croatia (Vlada Republike Hrvatske), commonly abbreviated to Croatian Government (Hrvatska Vlada), is the main executive branch of government in Croatia.
Grand Bay–Westfield (2016 population: 4,964) is a Canadian suburb outside Saint John in the western part of Kings County, New Brunswick.
Gringo-Gaucho are a contingent set of maneuvers performed between the Argentine Naval Aviation and United States Navy's aircraft carriers.
Groomer Has It is an American reality game television series broadcast on Animal Planet.
The Grumman HU-16 Albatross is a large twin–radial engine amphibious flying boat that was used by the United States Air Force (USAF), the U.S. Navy (USN) and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), primarily as a search and rescue aircraft.
The 21 Grup Gerak Khas (21st Special Service Group, Jawi: ٢١ ڬروڤ ڬرق خاص) - commonly known as GGK - is a special forces regiment of the Malaysian Army which conducts special operations missions for the Malaysian government, such as direct action, unconventional warfare, sabotage, counter-terrorism, and intelligence gathering.
The Gruppo di Intervento Speciale (GIS, in English "Special Intervention Group") is an elite airborne special operations counter-terrorism tactical response unit inside the Italian Carabinieri military police, first formed in 1977.
GSAT-17 is an Indian communications satellite.
A remotely guided rat, popularly called a ratbot or robo-rat, is a rat with electrodes implanted in the medial forebrain bundle (MFB) and sensorimotor cortex of its brain.
Gunnar "Spökis" (The Ghost Pilot) Andersson (August 1, 1923 - December 19, 1974) was a famous Swedish aviator who was dedicated to developing the mountain-aviation in Scandinavia.
HA(L)-3, (Helicopter Attack Squadron (Light) 3), nicknamed the "Seawolves", was an all-volunteer US Navy squadron formed in support of Naval Special Warfare operations and Mobile Riverine Forces during the Vietnam War.
The Hybrid Assistive Limb (also known as HAL) is a powered exoskeleton suit developed by Japan's Tsukuba University and the robotics company Cyberdyne.
The HAL Dhruv is a utility helicopter developed and manufactured by India's Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).
The HAL Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) is a single-engine light helicopter designed and under development by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) of India.
The Hall PH was an American flying boat of the 1930s.
The Hamilton-class cutter was the largest class of vessel in the United States Coast Guard until replaced by the Legend-class cutter, aside from the s. The hull classification symbol is prefixed WHEC.
Hammerfest Airport (Hammerfest lufthavn) is a regional airport at Prærien in Hammerfest, Norway.
Handle with Care is a 1977 comedy movie set in a small town in Nebraska and loosely based on the wide popularity of citizens band radio, usually called "CB" at the time.
The Harbin SH-5 (where "水轰" is short for "水上轰炸机"(Shuishang Hongzhaji), literally "seaborne bomber") is a Chinese maritime patrol amphibious aircraft intended for a wide range of duties, including aerial firefighting, anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and air-sea rescue (SAR).
The Harbin Z-9 (NATO reporting name "Haitun", for Dolphin) is a Chinese military utility helicopter with civilian variants.
The harbour defence motor launch (HDML) was a British small motor vessel of the Second World War.
Hateruma-class patrol vessel (はてるま型巡視船) is a class of PL type patrol vessels of the Japan Coast Guard.
The Hawaii Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Hawaii.
Hawk Mountain Ranger School (HMRS) is a Search and Rescue school operated by the Pennsylvania Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP).
The Hawker 800 is a mid-size twinjet corporate aircraft.
The Hawker Siddeley Nimrod was a maritime patrol aircraft developed and operated by the United Kingdom.
The Hawker Siddeley Nimrod R1 was a signals intelligence aircraft operated by the Royal Air Force.
Haywood Shepherd Hansell Jr. (September 28, 1903 – November 14, 1988) was a general officer in the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) during World War II, and later the United States Air Force.
Hōkūlea is a performance-accurate waa kaulua, a Polynesian double-hulled voyaging canoe.
HDMS Ejnar Mikkelsen is a Royal Danish Navy patrol vessel.
HDMS Hvidbjørnen (Hvidbjørnen is older Danish for polar bear) is a belonging to the Royal Danish Navy.
HDMS Knud Rasmussen is a Royal Danish Navy patrol vessel.
A headlamp or headlight (known as a head torch in the UK) is a light source affixed to the head for outdoor activities at night or in dark conditions such as caving, orienteering, hiking, skiing, backpacking, camping, mountaineering or mountain biking.
Star Wars: Heir to the Empire is a 1991 Star Wars novel by Timothy Zahn, and the first book in the ''Thrawn'' trilogy.
Heli Malongo Aviação e Serviços de Angola, Lda is an air charter operator headquartered in Luanda, Angola, which offers onshore and offshore flights in support of the oil industry in Angola from its base at Cabinda Airport.
A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.
The Helicopter Flight Rescue System (HFRS), also known as the Helicopter External Transport System (HETS), is a helicopter insertion and extraction tool which as under the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) is authorized for use in Forest Fire Fighting, Law Enforcement and Search and Rescue.
A helicopter rescue basket is a basket suspended below a helicopter in order to rescue people from a fire or other disaster site.
Helicopter Transport Wing 64 (Hubschraubertransportgeschwader 64) was a wing of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe).
Helicopter Wing 64 (Hubschraubergeschwader 64) is a wing of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe).
Heligoland (Helgoland; Heligolandic Frisian: deät Lun, Mooring Frisian: Hålilönj) is a small German archipelago in the North Sea.
A heliograph (helios, meaning "sun", and graphein, meaning "write") is a wireless solar telegraph that signals by flashes of sunlight (generally using Morse code) reflected by a mirror.
Hellcats over the Pacific is a flight simulator computer game for the Macintosh computer.
The Hellenic Air Force (HAF; Πολεμική Αεροπορία, Polemikí Aeroporía, literally "War Aviation", sometimes abbreviated as ΠΑ) is the air force of Greece (with Hellenic being a synonym for Greek).
The Hellenic Coast Guard (Greek Λιμενικό Σώμα-Ελληνική Ακτοφυλακή – Limeniko Soma-Elliniki Aktofylaki – lit. "Port Corps-Hellenic Coast Guard") is the national coast guard of Greece.
The Hellenic Rescue Team (HRT; Ελληνική Ομάδα Διάσωσης or Elliniki Omada Diasosis) is a non-governmental organization of Search and Rescue that operates in Greece.
The Hellenic Tactical Air Force Command (Αρχηγείο Τακτικής Αεροπορίας, ΑΤΑ, "Tactical Air Force Headquarters") is the operational command of the Hellenic Air Force, comprising all combat units and formations of the Hellenic Air Force.
On 4 January 2018, a passenger train operated by Shosholoza Meyl collided with a truck on a level crossing at Geneva Station between Hennenman and Kroonstad, Free State, South Africa.
Her Majesty's Coastguard (HMCG) is a section of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency responsible for the initiation and co-ordination of all maritime search and rescue (SAR) within the UK Maritime Search and Rescue Region.
Herakles was a pusher vessel owned by Finnish towing and marine salvage company Alfons Håkans Oy Ab.
Hermann Geiger (27 October 1914 - 26 August 1966) was a Swiss aviator and search and rescue pilot whose heroic actions gave him national hero status in Switzerland.
The Hero-class patrol vessels, previously the Mid-Shore Patrol Vessel Project, is a series of nine patrol vessels constructed by Halifax Shipyards for the Canadian Coast Guard.
The Hida class patrol vessel are a class of patrol vessel within the PL series (Large patrol vessel) of the Japan Coast Guard (JCG).
High adventure is a type of outdoor experience.
High Mountain Rangers was a weekly television series about a group of highly trained wilderness search and rescue/law enforcement officers in Tahoe, Nevada.
Highland Emergency is a British television documentary series following the work of the emergency services in the Highlands of Scotland.
Hiking equipment is the equipment taken on outdoor walking trips.
His Majesty's Armed Forces (HMAF) is the military of Tonga.
The History of Royal Navy Helicopter Search and Rescue has its roots in the adoption by the Royal Navy of helicopters in the plane guard role.
Aircraft carriers are warships that evolved from balloon-carrying wooden vessels into nuclear-powered vessels carrying scores of fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft.
Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force (USAF).
The history of the German Army Aviation Corps goes back to the time when the German Wehrmacht first began to develop helicopters.
The known history of the Grand Canyon area stretches back 10,500 years, when the first evidence of human presence in the area is found.
The History of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department began with its founding in 1850 as the first professional police force in the Los Angeles area.
The United States Air Force became a separate military service on 18 September 1947 with the implementation of the National Security Act of 1947.
HMAS Aitape (P 84) was an ''Attack'' class patrol boat of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
HMAS Ladava (P 92) was an ''Attack'' class patrol boat of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
HMAS Lae (P 93) was an ''Attack'' class patrol boat of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
HMAS Madang (P 94), named for the settlement of Madang in New Guinea, was an ''Attack'' class patrol boat of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
HMAS Samarai (P 85), named after the island of Samarai and its former town, was an ''Attack'' class patrol boat of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 772 (HMH-772) is a United States Marine Corps helicopter squadron consisting of CH-53E Super Stallion transport helicopters.
HMNZS Otago (P148) is a Protector class off-shore patrol vessel in service with the Royal New Zealand Navy.
HMS Gannet (formerly RNAS Prestwick before it was downsized in 2001) is an establishment of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.
HMS Scimitar is a fast patrol boat of the British Royal Navy.
HMS Sheffield was a Type 22 frigate of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom.
HMS Wishart (D67) was a Modified W-class destroyer of the British Royal Navy that saw service in World War II.
HNoMS Maud is a replenishment oiler under construction at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in South Korea.
The Danish Home Guard (Hjemmeværnet) (HJV) is the fourth service of the Danish military, it was formerly concerned only with the defence of Danish territory, but since 2008, it has also supported the Danish military efforts in Afghanistan and Kosovo.
The Home Guard – National Security Forces (Hemvärnet – Nationella skyddsstyrkorna) is a military reserve force of the Swedish Armed Forces.
The Hong Kong Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre (HKMRCC) is responsible for coordinating air-sea rescue in Hong Kong and an extensive area of the South China Sea.
Hope Cove Life Boat (based in Hope Cove, Devon) was formed in 1878 and is a voluntary search and rescue service that operates an inshore rescue boat in the Bigbury Bay area.
The horse (Equus ferus caballus) is one of two extant subspecies of ''Equus ferus''.
The Hovawart is a medium to large size German dog breed.
The Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2014 (formerly) is a statute of the United States that governs the activities of the United States Coast Guard (USCG), the Maritime Administration (MARAD) within the Department of Transportation, and the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC).
Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 9 (HS-9) was the designation of two Helicopter Antisubmarine Warfare Squadrons of the United States Navy.
Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 14 (HSC-14) "Chargers" is an aviation unit of the United States Navy based at Naval Air Station North Island, California (USA).
Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron TWO (HELSEACOMBATRON TWO or HSC-2) (previously Helicopter Combat Support Squadron TWO (HC-2)), also known as the "Fleet Angels" (previously the "Circuit Riders"), is a helicopter squadron of the United States Navy based at Naval Station Norfolk operating the Sikorsky MH-60S Seahawk.
Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 22 (HSC-22) is a United States Navy helicopter squadron based at NAS Chambers Field (KNGU) in Norfolk, Virginia.
Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 (HSC-25) "Island Knights" is a United States Navy helicopter squadron based at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron FIVE (HSC-5) (previously Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron FIVE (HS-5)), also known as the Nightdippers, is a helicopter squadron of the United States Navy based at Naval Station Norfolk operating the Sikorsky MH-60S Seahawk.
Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Eight (HSC-8) "Eightballers" is a United States Navy helicopter squadron based at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, California.
Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 84 (HSC-84) "Red Wolves" was a helicopter squadron of the United States Navy Reserve.
Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron EIGHTY FIVE (HSC-85) "Firehawks" is a United States Navy Reserve helicopter squadron based at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, California.
Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Nine (HSC-9) "Tridents" is a United States Navy helicopter squadron based at Naval Air Station Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia.
Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 41 (HSM-41) Seahawks is a United States Navy helicopter squadron based at NAS North Island, San Diego, California.
Helicopter Maritime Strike Four Six (HSM-46), the "Grandmasters", are a United States Navy helicopter squadron based at Naval Station Mayport, Mayport, Florida.
Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 49 (HSM-49) is a United States Navy Maritime Strike helicopter squadron based Naval Air Station North Island, California (USA).
Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Five One (HSM-51) "WARLORDS" is a United States Navy helicopter squadron based at Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Ayase City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Honshū Japan.
Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Seven One (HSM-71) is a United States Navy helicopter squadron based at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, California.
Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Seven Seven (HSM-77) "Saberhawks" is a United States Navy helicopter squadron based at Naval Air Facility, Atsugi, Japan.
HTMS Chakri Naruebet (CVH-911) (จักรีนฤเบศร, meaning "Sovereign of the Chakri Dynasty," the Thai monarchy's ruling family) is the flagship of the Royal Thai Navy (RTN), and Thailand's first and only aircraft carrier, although the RTN refers to her as an "Offshore Patrol Helicopter Carrier".
Human sensing (also called human detection or human presence detection) encompasses a range of technologies for detecting the presence of a human body in an area of space, typically without the intentional participation of the detected person.
The humanitarian response by national governments to the 2010 Haiti earthquake included numerous national governments from around the world pledging to coordinate and send humanitarian aid to the Haitian people affected by the disaster.
The humanitarian response to the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake of a magnitude of 9.3 was prompted by one of the worst natural disasters of modern times.
Following the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, Japan received messages of condolence and offers of assistance from a range of international leaders.
An earthquake struck Nepal at on 25 April 2015 with a moment magnitude (Mw) of 7.8 or 8.1Ms and a maximum Mercalli Intensity of IX (Violent).
In the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, the Philippines received numerous messages of condolence and offers of assistance from a range of international leaders.
The Humboldt Bay Life-Saving Station was originally built in November 1878 on the north side of the entrance to Humboldt Bay in northern California, United States near Eureka, adjacent to the site of the first Humboldt Harbor Light (1856–1892).
The Huntington Beach Fire Department provides fire protection and emergency medical services for the city of Huntington Beach, California.
Hurricane Carrie was the strongest tropical cyclone of the 1957 Atlantic hurricane season.
Hurricane Gert was a large tropical cyclone that caused extensive flooding and mudslides throughout Central America and Mexico in September 1993.
Hurricane Janet was the most powerful tropical cyclone of the 1955 Atlantic hurricane season and one of the strongest Atlantic hurricanes on record.
The disaster recovery response to Hurricane Katrina included federal government agencies such as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the United States Coast Guard (USCG), state and local-level agencies, federal and National Guard soldiers, non-governmental organizations, charities, and private individuals.
Hurricane Maria is regarded as being the worst natural disaster on record to affect Dominica and Puerto Rico.
The is a class of helicopter carrier built for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).
Hydroaviasalon or in full International Exhibition and Scientific Conference on Hydroaviation (Гидроавиасалон, translit. Gidroaviasalon) is an international airshow on hydroaviation held in Russia.
The IAR 330 is the Romanian-built version of the Aérospatiale SA 330 Puma helicopter, manufactured by IAR Brașov.
''Ingebjörg'', a ship of Slysavarnarfélagið Landsbjörg, at port in Seyðisfjörður, Iceland Slysavarnarfélagið Landsbjörg or the Icelandic Association for Search and Rescue (ICE-SAR) is a national association of rescue units and accident prevention divisions.
The Icelandic Coast Guard (Landhelgisgæslan or simply Gæslan) is the service responsible for Iceland's coastal defense and maritime and aeronautical search and rescue.
ICGS Rajdhwaj"ICGS" is short for "Indian Coast Guard Ship" is a (IPV), and the last in the series of eight IPVs designed and constructed by Garden Reach Shipbuilders Engineers, Kolkata for the Indian Coast Guard.
ICGV Þór (Thor) is an UT 512L type offshore patrol vessel designed by Rolls Royce for the Icelandic Coast Guard, built to replace the aging.
The Idaho Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Idaho.
IFF Mark III, also known as ARI.5025 in the UK or SCR.595 in the US, was the Allied Forces standard identification friend or foe (IFF) system from 1943 until well after the end of World War II.
The Illinois Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Illinois.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) number is a unique reference for ships and for registered ship owners and management companies.
INAS 343 (Indian Naval Air Squadron 343) is an aviation squadron of the Indian Navy, operating IAI Heron and IAI Searcher MkII UAVs based at Porbandar.
The Incident Command System (ICS) is a standardized approach to the command, control, and coordination of emergency response providing a common hierarchy within which responders from multiple agencies can be effective.
An incident response team or emergency response team (ERT) is a group of people who prepare for and respond to any emergency incident, such as a natural disaster or an interruption of business operations.
Firefighting is the act of extinguishing destructive fires.
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) protects India's maritime interests and enforces maritime law, with jurisdiction over the territorial waters of India, including its contiguous zone and exclusive economic zone.
The Indian National Satellite System (Hindi: भारतीय राष्ट्रीय उपग्रह प्रणाली), or INSAT, is a series of multipurpose geo-stationary satellites launched by ISRO to satisfy the telecommunications, broadcasting, meteorology, and search and rescue operations.
Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501 (QZ8501/AWQ8501) was a scheduled international passenger flight, operated by AirAsia Group affiliate Indonesia AirAsia, from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore.
The Indonesian Army Aviation Command (Bahasa Indonesia: Pusat Penerbangan Angkatan Darat) abbreviated Puspenerbad or simply Penerbad is the Army aviation unit of the Indonesian Army which has a means to support the combat mobility of the troops and also transport Infantrymen for Air assault operations.
Indre Wijdefjorden National Park (Indre Wijdefjorden nasjonalpark) is located in a steep fjord landscape in northern Spitsbergen in Svalbard, Norway.
INS Dakar (אח"י דקר) was a diesel–electric submarine in the Israeli Navy.
INS Dega, is a naval air station of the Indian Navy.
INS Garuda, is an Indian naval air station located in Kochi, in the state of Kerala.
INS Hansa, is an Indian naval air station located near Dabolim in Goa, India.
INS Shikra, formerly known as INS Kunjali, is an Indian naval air station located at Colaba in Mumbai, in the state of Maharashtra.
INSAT-3DR is an Indian weather satellite built by the Indian Space Research Organisation and operated by the Indian National Satellite System.
In the United States, an interagency hotshot crew (IHC), or simply hotshot crew, is an elite team of 20 wildland firefighters, the most highly trained in the country, that are prepared to battle the most serious fires nationwide.
Intermountain Healthcare is a not-for-profit healthcare system and is the largest healthcare provider in the Intermountain West.
The International Cospas-Sarsat Programme is a treaty-based, nonprofit, intergovernmental, humanitarian cooperative of 44 nations and agencies (see box on right) dedicated to detecting and locating radio beacons activated by persons, aircraft or vessels in distress, and forwarding this alert information to authorities that can take action for rescue.
An international distress frequency is a radio frequency that is designated for emergency communication by international agreement.
The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) is a global organisation that unites and represents the world's operational marine rescue services, whether civilian or military—full-time or voluntary—large or small.
The International Search And Rescue Competition (ISAR) is an annual contest for search and rescue teams from the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary and United States Coast Guard Auxiliary.
Iranian teams have been an active participant of RoboCup events since 1998.
The Iraqi Navy (IqN) is one of the components of the military of Iraq.
The Irish Coast Guard (IRCG; Garda Cósta na hÉireann) is part of the Department of Transport of the Republic of Ireland.
Iroise or the Iroise Sea (mer d'Iroise) is the part of the Atlantic Ocean which stretches from the Ile de Sein to Ushant off the coast of Brittany in north-western France.
Islamic Republic of Iran Army Aviation (IRIAA) (in هوانوردی نیروی زمینی جمهوری اسلامی ایران), more commonly known as Havānīrūz (هوانیروز), is the army aviation of the Iranian Army.
Island Command Greenland (Grønlands Kommando), or simply "GLK", was a Level.II authority responsible directly to the Defence Command.
The Island-class patrol boat is a class of cutters of the United States Coast Guard.
The International Submarine Escape and Rescue Liaison Office ("ISMERLO") was established in 2003.
The Israel Forum for International Humanitarian Aid (IsraAID) is an Israel-based humanitarian organization that responds to emergencies all over the world with targeted help.
Israeli–Turkish relations refer to the bilateral ties between the State of Israel and the Republic of Turkey.
The Israeli Air Force (IAF; זְרוֹעַ הָאֲוִיר וְהֶחָלָל, Zroa HaAvir VeHahalal, "Air and Space Arm", commonly known as, Kheil HaAvir, "Air Corps") operates as the aerial warfare branch of the Israel Defense Forces.
Giuseppe Garibaldi is an Italian aircraft carrier, the first through deck aviation ship ever built for the Italian Navy, and the first Italian ship built to operate fixed-wing aircraft.
The Italian Coast Guard Air Service (It: Servizio Aereo della Guardia Costiera) was established in 1989 by the Corps of the Port Captaincies – Coast Guard.
Ittoqqortoormiit Heliport is a heliport in Ittoqqortoormiit, a village in the Sermersooq municipality in eastern Greenland.
The or 22DDH is a helicopter carrier class constructed for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).
J-CATCH, short for Joint Countering Attack Helicopter, was a joint US Army-US Air Force experiment in dissimilar air combat between jet fighters and attack helicopters, conducted in 1978/79.
An F-100 fighter jet pilot, Jack Clapper flew sorties as part of the Misty FAC (forward air controller) program in the Vietnam War.
Jake (1995 – July 25, 2007) was a well-known American black labrador who served as a search and rescue dog following the September 11 attacks and Hurricane Katrina.
The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) is the combined military of Jamaica, consisting of an infantry Regiment and Reserve Corps, an Air Wing, a Coast Guard fleet and a supporting Engineering Unit.
James Kim (August 9, 1971December 4, 2006) was an American television personality and technology analyst for the former TechTV international cable television network, reviewing products for shows including The Screen Savers, Call for Help, and Fresh Gear.
James Robinson "Robbie" Risner (January 16, 1925 – October 22, 2013) was a general and a fighter pilot in the United States Air Force.
Jan Mayensfield is an aerodrome serving Olonkinbyen in Jan Mayen, Norway.
The (JASDF), sometimes referred to as the Japanese Air Force, is the air warfare branch of the Japan Self-Defense Forces, responsible for the defense of Japanese airspace and for other aerospace operations.
The, formerly the Maritime Safety Agency, is the Japanese coast guard.
The Japanese destroyer was the lead ship of the s, built for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during the late 1910s.
The Japanese destroyer was one of 15 s built for the Imperial Japanese Navy during the late 1910s.
The Japanese destroyer was one of 15 s built for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during the late 1910s.
The Japanese destroyer was one of 15 s built for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during the late 1910s.
Joseph Jacques Jean Chrétien (born January 11, 1934), known commonly as Jean Chrétien, is a Canadian politician who served as the 20th Prime Minister of Canada from November 4, 1993, to December 12, 2003.
Jerry Michael Williams (born October 16, 1969), known as Michael or Mike Williams to his friends and family, went missing on December 16, 2000 when it was said he left his home in Tallahassee, Florida, United States, to go duck hunting.
The Jingmen A2C Ultra Seaplane is a Chinese three-seat ultralight aircraft that was designed by the China Avionics Research Institute (the 605 Institute) and produced by Jingmen Aviation of Jingmen, introduced in 2003.
Joe Madison Jackson (born March 14, 1923) served as a career officer in the United States Air Force and received the Medal of Honor for heroism above and beyond the call of duty during the Vietnam War.
Joel Berti (born December 17, 1971) is an American actor acting coach and photographer.
Joel Hardin (born in 1940 in Ontario, Oregon) is a former United States Border Patrol inspector and mantracking expert.
Johann Friedrich Hohenberger OAM (7 September 195027 July 1991), also known as John Friedrich, was executive director of the National Safety Council of Australia during the 1980s.
John Walter Wilcox Jr. (22 March 1882 – 27 March 1942) was a rear admiral of the United States Navy.
John Wayne Airport is an international airport in Orange County, California, United States, with its mailing address in the city of Santa Ana, hence the IATA airport code.
The Johnson-McConnell agreement of 1966 was an agreement between United States Army Chief of Staff General Harold K. Johnson and United States Air Force Chief of Staff General John P. McConnell on 6 April 1966.
The Joint Arctic Command (Arktisk Kommando; Arktisk Kommando; Issittumi Sakkutooqarfik) is a direct Level II authority in the Danish Defence.
Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region (JFHQ-NCR) is directly responsible for the homeland security and defense of the Washington D.C. area as well as surrounding counties in Virginia and Maryland.
Joint Helicopter Command (JHC) is a tri-service organisation uniting battlefield military helicopters of the British Armed Forces for command and coordination purposes.
The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre of Northern Norway or JRCC NN (Hovedredningssentralen i Nord-Norge) is a rescue coordination center located in Bodø which is responsible for coordinating major search and rescue (SAR) operations in Norway north of the 65th parallel north.
The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre of Southern Norway or JRCC SN (Hovedredningssentralen i Sør-Norge) is a rescue coordination center located in Sola which is responsible for coordinating major search and rescue (SAR) operations in Norway south of the 65th parallel north.
Joseph Francis Enright (September 18, 1910, Minot, North Dakota – July 20, 2000, Fairfax, Virginia) was a submarine captain in the United States Navy.
Joseph Fulton "Joe" Ware Jr. (November 8, 1916 – April 23, 2012) was a flight test engineer at Clarence "Kelly" Johnson's famed Skunk Works in the Lockheed Corporation on the first two Air Force One's, the U-2, the SR-71 Blackbird, and many others from World War II and the Cold War, becoming Department Manager of Engineering Flight Test.
Joseph F. Waeckerle is an American physician specializing in Emergency and Sports medicine.
JS Izumo (DDH-183) is a helicopter carrier (officially classified by Japan as a helicopter destroyer) and the lead ship in the of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF).
JS Kaga (DDH-184) is a helicopter carrier (officially classified by Japan as a helicopter destroyer) and the second constructed ship in the of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF).
Juneau Mountain Rescue (JMR), is a mountain search and rescue agency, located in Juneau, Alaska United States.
Junior Bounous (born August 24, 1925 in Provo, Utah, United States) has been known as a "Pioneer in the American Ski Industry" (as quoted by Chuck Rowan in his nomination for Bounous into the National Ski Hall of Fame) and has been skiing the Wasatch Mountains and elsewhere for over 70 years.
Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is a public, post-secondary educational institution in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, that is focused on training professionals in the justice, public safety and social services fields.
The KAI KUH-1 Surion is a twin-engine, transport utility helicopter developed primarily by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI), Agency for Defense Development (ADD) and Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) jointly with Eurocopter.
The Kaman HH-43 Huskie was a helicopter with intermeshing rotors used by the United States Air Force, the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps from the 1950s until the 1970s.
The Kaman SH-2 Seasprite is a ship-based helicopter originally developed and produced by American manufacturer Kaman Aircraft Corporation.
The Kamov Ka-115 Moskvichka is a light multi-purpose helicopter designed for many uses, including passenger and cargo transportation, emergency service, SAR and patrol, or charter flights.
The Kamov Ka-25 (NATO reporting name "Hormone") was a naval helicopter, developed for the Soviet Navy in the USSR from.
The Kamov Ka-50 "Black Shark" (translit, NATO reporting name: Hokum A) is a single-seat Russian attack helicopter with the distinctive coaxial rotor system of the Kamov design bureau.
The Kansas Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Kansas.
On 28 January 2006, the roof of one of the buildings at the Katowice International Fair (Międzynarodowe Targi Katowickie) collapsed in Chorzów / Katowice, Poland.
Kenneth A. Arnold (March 29, 1915 – January 16, 1984) was an American aviator and businessman.
Kenneth Chiacchia (born December 29, 1961 in Hackensack, NJ) is an American writer in the fantasy and science fiction genre.
The Kentucky Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Kentucky.
The Kinder Mountain Rescue Team (aka KMRT) is one of seven Mountain Rescue Teams that provide a purely voluntary blue-light emergency service in the Peak District National Park in Derbyshire, England.
King County 4x4 Search and Rescue (KC4x4SAR) is based out of King County, Washington, USA (Greater Seattle Area).
The Kitano is a Japanese container ship.
Kiteboarding is an action sport combining aspects of wakeboarding, snowboarding, windsurfing, surfing, paragliding, skateboarding and sailing into one extreme sport.
KLM Helikopters was a Dutch civil helicopter operator founded in 1965, and was wholly owned subsidiary of KLM Airlines.
is an anime OVA that follows the adventures of Cacao and Parfait, holy virgins, in their search and rescue mission of the 4th Warrior Ramunes, given to them by the apparent head of their religious order, Master Follower.
The Knud Rasmussen class is a class of offshore patrol vessels operating in the Royal Danish Navy from 2008.
Koksijde Air Base is a Belgian Air Component facility in Koksijde, north northwest of Veurne, Belgium.
The Kommando Luftstreitkräfte/Luftverteidigung (Kdo LSK/LV) was the Air Force Staff - and simultaneously the Air Force Command of the National People's Army (NPA), the Air Force of the former German Democratic Republic.
Kopaska (Indonesian: Komando Pasukan Katak) is the premier frogman and underwater demolition unit of the Indonesian Navy.
Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base is a base of the Royal Thai Air Force in northeast Thailand, approximately 250 km (157 mi) northeast of Bangkok and about 8 km (5 mi) south of the centre of Nakhon Ratchasima Province (also known as "Khorat" or "Korat"), the largest province in Thailand.
The Korean People's Army Air and Anti-Air Force (KPAAF or KPAF; Chosŏn'gŭl: 조선인민군 항공 및 반항공군; Chosŏn inmin'gun hangkong mit banhangkonggun; Hanja: 朝鮮人民軍 航空 및 反航空軍) is the unified military aviation force of North Korea.
The Kosovo Protection Corps (Trupat e Mbrojtjes së Kosovës) was a civilian emergency services organisation in Kosovo active from 1999 to 2009.
The Kursk submarine disaster, the sinking of the (Russian: Project 949A Антей) ''Kursk'', took place during the first major Russian naval exercise in more than ten years, in the Barents Sea on 12 August 2000, killing all 118 personnel on board.
Kvitsøy Vessel Traffic Service Centre (Kvitsøy trafikksentral), commonly abbreviated Kvitsøy VTS, is a vessel traffic service and pilot dispatch station situated on the island municipality of Kvitsøy in Norway.
L-Tronics is a company based in Santa Barbara, California that specializes in the design and manufacture of direction finding (DF) equipment for search and rescue applications, used to locate signals originating from emergency locator beacons.
Ladder 49 is a 2004 American drama film directed by Jay Russell and written by Lewis Colick.
Lajes Field or Lajes Air Base (Base Aérea das Lajes), officially designated Air Base No.
Lakselv Airport, Banak (Lakselv lufthavn, Banak) is an international airport located at Banak, north of Lakselv, in the municipality of Porsanger, Finnmark county, Norway.
Lance Peter Sijan (April 13, 1942 – January 22, 1968) was a United States Air Force officer and fighter pilot.
The Los Angeles Police Department Air Support Division (ASD) is the airborne law enforcement program of the LAPD.
Latvian Air Force (Latvijas Gaisa spēki) is the aviation branch of the National Armed Forces.
Latvian Naval Forces (Latvijas Jūras Spēki) is the naval warfare branch of the National Armed Forces.
Lauren Cherie Southern (born 16 June 1995) is a Canadian far-right political activist, Internet personality, and journalist associated with the alt-right.
In many countries, particularly those with a federal system of government, there may be several law enforcement agencies, police or police-like organizations, each serving different levels of government and enforcing different subsets of the applicable law.
Law enforcement in Albania is the responsibility of several agencies.
Defense of the Federated States of Micronesia is the responsibility of the United States, but local police matters are handled by the FSM National Police, a small federal national police force, a division of the Department of Justice.
LÉ Róisín (P51) is the lead ship of her class of offshore patrol vessel in the Irish Naval Service.
LÉ Samuel Beckett (P61) is a (OPV) of the Irish Naval Service.
The greatest potential for injury while rock climbing occurs when a lead climber falls.
Leeway is the amount of drift motion to leeward of an object floating in the water caused by the component of the wind vector that is perpendicular to the object’s forward motion.
Leland Thornton "Lee" Kennedy (January 1, 1934 – December 28, 2003) was a career officer and pilot in the United States Air Force, and a highly decorated veteran of the Vietnam War.
Leonid Khabarov (p; born May 8, 1947) is a former Soviet military officer whose battalion was the first Soviet Army unit to cross the border into the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan on December 25, 1979, serving as the de facto beginning of the decade-long Soviet war in Afghanistan.
The Libyan Air Force (القوات الجوية الليبية) is the branch of the Libyan military responsible for aerial warfare.
Life Flight, or Life Flight Trust, is a charitable trust providing an emergency air ambulance service that operates out of Wellington, New Zealand.
A rescue lifeboat is a boat rescue craft which is used to attend a vessel in distress, or its survivors, to rescue crew and passengers.
A lifeboat is a small, rigid or inflatable boat carried for emergency evacuation in the event of a disaster aboard a ship.
The following is a list of characters from the light novel, manga and anime series, A Certain Magical Index, and its side-story manga and anime series, A Certain Scientific Railgun.
This is a list of notable accidents and incidents involving military aircraft grouped by the year in which the accident or incident occurred.
This is a list of notable accidents and incidents involving military aircraft grouped by the year in which the accident or incident occurred.
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Active Bangladesh military aircraft is a list of military aircraft that are used by the Bangladesh Armed Forces.
List of active Brazilian military aircraft is a list of military aircraft currently in service with the Brazilian Armed Forces.
This is a list of active aircraft currently in service with both the Air Force and the Navy in Bulgaria.
The following list of active Indian military aircraft is a list of military aircraft currently in service or on order with the Indian Armed Forces.
The following is a list of military aircraft currently used by all branches of the Italian Armed Forces, including the Italian Gendarmerie (Carabinieri).
The following is a list of active military aircraft of the Philippines.
List of active Moroccan military aircraft is a list of military aircraft currently in service in the armed forces of Morocco.
List of active Pakistan Air Force aircraft is a list of aircraft currently in service with the Pakistan Air Force.
This is a list of all of the active squadrons that exist in the United States Marine Corps, sorted by type.
Active United States military aircraft is a list of military aircraft that are used by the United States military.
During the Vietnam War, thousands of U.S. aircraft were lost to antiaircraft artillery (AAA), surface-to-air missiles (SAMs), and fighter interceptors (MiG)s.
This is a list of all fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft operated by the Argentine Air Force since its formation in 1945, and by its predecessor (the Army Aviation Service) since 1912 to 1945.
This list identifies the military aircraft which are currently being operated or have formerly been operated by the Malaysian Armed Forces.
The following is a list of current and former aircraft of the Philippine Air Force.
The following is a list of aircraft of the Royal Thai Air Force, past, present, and future.
Since its formation, the Swiss Air Force has used a number of different aircraft.
This is a list of aircraft shootdowns, dogfights and other incidents during wars since World War II.
This is a list of treaties that the Government of Australia has entered into since federation in 1901.
The Canadian Armed Forces currently lists 84 military occupations that are performed by either officer or non-commissioned members.
The following is a list of emergency telephone numbers in Indonesia.
Emerging technologies are those technical innovations which represent progressive developments within a field for competitive advantage.
This article is a List of equipment in Royal Thai Navy (RTN).
The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) maintains a fleet of sea and lake going vessels, hovercraft, and aircraft.
The Equipment of the Malaysian Army can be subdivided into: infantry weapons, vehicles, aircraft, watercraft, and clothing.
The United States Coast Guard uses cutters and small boats on the water, and fixed- and rotary wing (helicopters) aircraft in the air.
The following are some of the activities that normally fall within the scope of general aviation, which encompasses all civil aviation other than scheduled air service.
This is a list of accidents that have taken place in the Indian Navy.
The Indian Navy currently operates twenty-one air squadrons.
This is a list of individual aircraft which are notable in their own right.
This is a list of famous dogs.
Throughout the James Bond series of films and novels, Q Branch has given Bond a variety of vehicles with which to battle his enemies.
The following is a list of episodes of Lost Tapes, a thriller horror docudrama television series that airs on the Animal Planet channel.
A hydrographic office is an organization which is devoted to acquiring and publishing hydrographic information.
This is a list of military clothing camouflage patterns used for battledress.
This is a list of New Zealand Police officers killed in the line of duty.
This is a list of people who disappeared mysteriously and of people whose current whereabouts are unknown or whose deaths are not substantiated.
Power Rangers Operation Overdrive is the 2007 season of Power Rangers that tells the story of the Overdrive Rangers and their quest to collect the Corona Jewels before the multivarious factions of villains collect them first.
The George Medal is awarded by the United Kingdom and Commonwealth of Nations for acts of great bravery; over 2,000 medals have been awarded since its inception in September 1940.
List of retired aircraft of Pakistan Air Force is a list of aircraft no longer in service with the Pakistan Air Force.
This is a list of aircraft type numbers allocated by an institution under the direction of Heereswaffenamt (before May 1933) and the Reich Air Ministry (RLM) between 1933 and 1945 for German military and civilian aircraft and in parallel to the list of German aircraft engines.
This list of rogue waves compiles incidents of known and likely rogue waves – also known as freak waves, monster waves, killer waves, and extreme waves.
This is a list of notable individuals who have been, or are involved with the Royal Military College of Canada.
The Spanish Armed Forces have a number of mottoes that show the spirit and virtues of the units that form them.
This is a list of active Police Tactical Units.
The following is a list of Survivorman episodes.
Transformers: Animated is an American animated children's television series produced by Cartoon Network Studios.
This is a character list of the 2015 Ultra Series Ultraman X.
This is a list of United States Navy aircraft squadrons.
United States Navy ratings are general enlisted occupations used by the U.S. Navy from the 18th century, which consisted of specific skills and abilities.
The following is a list of recurring or notable one-off strips from the British adult spoof comic magazine Viz.
This is a list of wilderness medicine articles.
This is a list of significant wolf attacks on humans worldwide, by century, in reverse chronological order.
This is a list of fictional feature films or miniseries released since 1950 which feature events of World War II in the narrative.
This is a list of episodes for the You're Under Arrest anime.
Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in the Baltic region of northern-eastern Europe.
The Lithuanian Air Force or LAF (Lietuvos karinės oro pajėgos (LK KOP)) is the military aviation branch of the Lithuanian armed forces.
The Lithuanian Armed Forces consist of 20 565 active personnel.
The Lithuanian Land Forces (LLF) form the backbone of the country's defence force, capable of acting as an integral part of NATO forces.
The Lithuanian Navy (Lietuvos Karinės jūrų pajėgos) is the naval arm of the Lithuanian Armed Forces.
A litter is a stretcher or basket designed to be used where there are obstacles to movement or other hazards: for example, in confined spaces, on slopes, in wooded terrain.
Lloyd Rowland retired as the Deputy Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).
Location awareness refers to devices that can passively or actively determine their location.
The Lockheed AC-130 gunship is a heavily armed, long-endurance ground-attack variant of the C-130 Hercules transport fixed-wing aircraft.
The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed (now Lockheed Martin).
The Lockheed CP-140 Aurora is a maritime patrol aircraft operated by the Royal Canadian Air Force.
The Lockheed HC-130 is an extended-range, search and rescue (SAR)/combat search and rescue (CSAR) version of the C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft, with two different versions operated by two separate services in the U.S. armed forces.
The Lockheed MC-130 is the basic designation for a family of special mission aircraft operated by the United States Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), a wing of the Air Education and Training Command, and an AFSOC-gained wing of the Air Force Reserve Command.
Longyearbyen ((literally The Longyear Town) is the largest settlement and the administrative centre of Svalbard, Norway., the town had a population of 2,144. Longyearbyen is located in the Longyear Valley and on the shore of Adventfjorden, a bay of Isfjorden located on the west coast of Spitsbergen. Since 2002, Longyearbyen Community Council has had many of the same responsibilities of a municipality, including utilities, education, cultural facilities, fire brigade, roads and ports. The town is the seat of the Governor of Svalbard. It is the world's northernmost settlement of any kind with more than 1,000 permanent residents. Known as Longyear City until 1926, the town was established by and named after John Munro Longyear, whose Arctic Coal Company started coal mining operations in 1906. Operations were taken over by Store Norske Spitsbergen Kulkompani (SNSK) in 1916, which still conducts mining. The town was almost completely destroyed by the German Kriegsmarine on 8 August 1943, but was rebuilt after the Second World War. Traditionally, Longyearbyen was a company town, but most mining operations have moved to Sveagruva since the 1990s, while the town has seen a large increase in tourism and research. This has seen the arrival of institutions such as the University Centre in Svalbard, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault and Svalbard Satellite Station. The community is served by Svalbard Airport and Svalbard Church.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Air Rescue 5 program of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department provides search and rescue capabilities for Los Angeles County, California, United States.
The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) provides fire fighting, fire suppression, emergency medical services, technical rescue, hazardous materials mitigation, and fire prevention for the city of Los Angeles, California, United States.
Los Angeles International Airport is the primary international airport serving Los Angeles, California.
The Louisiana Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Louisiana.
Low-flying aircraft may mean.
The LTV A-7 Corsair II is an American carrier-capable subsonic light attack aircraft manufactured by Ling-Temco-Vought (LTV) to replace the Douglas A-4 Skyhawk.
Lucerne was a commercial schooner.
The Lufttransport Staffel 1 (LT St 1, French Escadrille Transport Aérien «La UNE») a transport squadron of the Swiss Air Force.
Lufttransport Staffel 3 is a transport squadron of the Swiss Air Force.
Lufttransport Staffel 4 (Lt St 4 or Lt 4) is a transport squadron of the Swiss Air Force.
Lympne Airport, was a military and later civil airfield, at Lympne, Kent, United Kingdom, which operated from 1916 to 1984.
The Maine Marine Patrol is a maritime police service in the United States State of Maine.
The Maine Warden Service is a police agency in the United States State of Maine responsible for the enforcement of fisheries and wildlife laws, and the coordination of search and rescue in wilderness areas of the state.
The Maine Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Maine.
Exercise Malabar is a trilateral naval exercise involving the United States, Japan and India as permanent partners.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370/MAS370) was a scheduled international passenger flight operated by Malaysia Airlines that disappeared on 8 March 2014 while flying from Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia, to its destination, Beijing Capital International Airport in China.
The Malaysian Army Aviation (Pasukan Udara Tentera Darat; PUTD) is the Army Aviation branch of the Malaysian Army.
The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA; Agensi Penguatkuasaan Maritim Malaysia – APMM); formally known as Malaysia Coast Guard for international identification, is the coast guard organisation of Malaysia, and principal government agency tasked with maintaining law and order, and co-ordinating search and rescue operations in the Malaysian Maritime Zone and on the high seas.
Malév Flight 240 was a regular service from Budapest Ferihegy International Airport, Hungary, to Beirut International Airport, Lebanon.
The Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF, ދިވެހިރާއްޖޭގެ ޤައުމީ ދިފާއީ ބާރު) is the combined security organisation responsible for defending the security and sovereignty of the Maldives, having the primary task of being responsible for attending to all internal and external security needs of the Maldives, including the protection of the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and the maintenance of peace and security.
Malmsheim Airfield is located in the southern German state of Baden-Württemberg, north-east of the city of Renningen’s borough of Malmsheim.
Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta (Repubblika ta' Malta), is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.
"Man overboard!" is an exclamation given aboard a vessel to indicate that a member of the crew has fallen off of the ship into the water and is in need of immediate rescue.
Manitoba is a province at the longitudinal centre of Canada.
Mantracker was a Canadian reality television series created by Ihor Macijiwsky and produced by Bonterra Productions.
March to the Stars is the third novel in the science fiction series of the Empire of Man by David Weber and John Ringo.
The Marchioness disaster was a fatal collision between two vessels on the River Thames in London on 20 August 1989, which resulted in the drowning of 51 people.
Margaret Edmondson (callsign "Racetrack") is a fictional character in the television series Battlestar Galactica, portrayed by actress Leah Cairns.
Marin County Search and Rescue is an all-volunteer organization in Marin County within Marin County Sheriff's Office.
The Marine Protector class is a class of coastal patrol boats of the United States Coast Guard.
Marine weather forecasting is the process by which mariners and meteorological organizations attempt to forecast future weather conditions over the Earth's oceans.
The Marinefliegerkommando is the naval air arm of the German Navy.
Marion Milton Magruder (June 27, 1911 – June 27, 1997) was an officer in the United States Marine Corps, and a pioneer in Radar Intercept Night Fighting.
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) is an executive agency of the United Kingdom working to prevent the loss of lives at sea and is responsible for implementing British and international maritime law and safety policy.
The Maritime Gendarmerie (Gendarmerie Maritime) is a component of the French National Gendarmerie under operational control of the chief of staff of the French Navy.
Maritime history of Somalia refers to the seafaring tradition of the Somali people.
China used to operated several separate maritime law enforcement agencies.
A Maritime Mobile Service Identity (MMSI) is a series of nine digits which are sent in digital form over a radio frequency channel in order to uniquely identify ship stations, ship earth stations, coast stations, coast earth stations, and group calls.
A maritime patrol aircraft (MPA), also known as a patrol aircraft, maritime reconnaissance aircraft, or by the older American term patrol bomber, is a fixed-wing aircraft designed to operate for long durations over water in maritime patrol roles — in particular anti-submarine warfare (ASW), anti-ship warfare (AShW), and search and rescue (SAR).
Maritime Rescue Sub-Centre Quebec (MRSC Quebec) is a Canadian Maritime Rescue Sub-Centre that coordinates search and rescue operations in the following waters.
Maritime Rescue Sub-Centre St.
The Sociedad de Salvamento y Seguridad Marítima (literally: Maritime Safety and Rescue Society) also known as SASEMAR or Salvamento Marítimo is a sea search and rescue agency that operates in Spain.
A Maritime Safety and Security Team or MSST is a United States Coast Guard anti-terrorism team established to protect local maritime assets.
The Mexican Maritime Search and Rescue is the Mexican Navy's SAR unit, it is responsible for improving the quality and effectiveness of the Navy's response to Mexico's maritime emergencies.
*For the other organisation previously known as the Maritime Security Agency see: Pakistan Coast Guard The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency; (reporting name: PMSA) is a law enforcement service and the one of the six uniform service branch of the Paramilitary command of Pakistan.
Maritime security operations (MSO) are the actions of modern naval forces to "combat sea–based terrorism and other illegal activities, such as hijacking, piracy, and slavery, also known as human trafficking." Ships assigned to such operations may also assist seafaring vessels in distress.
Maritime Telemedical Assistance Services (TMAS), sometimes referred to as Medico services, because of its radio code, is a medical advice service for seafarers that can provide distant assistance and support through marine radio, e-mail, telephone or fax.
Mark Joseph Inglis, ONZM (born 27 September 1959) is a mountaineer, researcher, winemaker and motivational speaker.
The Martin PBM Mariner was an American patrol bomber flying boat of World War II and the early Cold War period.
The Mary Firstenburg is a fireboat operated by Clark County Fire & Rescue.
The Maryland Defense Force (MDDF) is the state defense force for the state of Maryland.
The Massachusetts State Police (MSP) is an agency of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' Executive Office of Public Safety and Security responsible for criminal law enforcement and traffic vehicle regulation across the state.
Matthew Simmons is a fictional character on the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders and Criminal Minds, portrayed by Daniel Henney.
Mattracks is an American continuous track manufacturer.
Mørefly A/S was a airline and general aviation company which operated between 1955 and 1995.
The MBB/Kawasaki BK 117 is a twin-engined medium utility–transport helicopter.
On November 15, 2008, China's Technology Daily reported Dr.
The Melbourne–Voyager collision, also referred to as the "Melbourne–Voyager incident" or simply the "Voyager incident", was a collision between two warships of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN); the aircraft carrier and the destroyer.
Merit badges are awards earned by youth members of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), based on activities within the area of study by completing a list of periodically updated requirements.
Meteomont is an Italian meteorological service, with responsibility for search and rescue, assessment of avalanche risk, for early warning of avalanches, and for assessment of mountain snow conditions in general.
Metlakatla (Tsimshian: Maaxłakxaała "Saltwater pass") is a census-designated place (CDP) on Annette Island in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska, United States.
The Mexican Air Force (FAM; Spanish: Fuerza Aérea Mexicana) is the primary aerial warfare service branch of the Mexican Armed Forces.
The Mexican Naval Aviation (FAN; Fuerza AeroNaval, literally "Naval Air Force"), is the naval air arm of the Mexican Navy.
The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department (MDFR) provides fire protection and emergency medical services to the unincorporated parts of Miami-Dade County, Florida along with 30 municipalities located within the county.
Micah True (November 10, 1953 – March 27, 2012), born Michael Randall Hickman and also known as Caballo Blanco (white horse), was an American ultrarunner from Boulder, Colorado, who received attention because of his depiction as a central character in Christopher McDougall's book Born to Run.
Michael DeWayne Brown (born November 8, 1954) served as the first Undersecretary of Emergency Preparedness and Response (EP&R), a division of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Michel Gordillo is a world record aviator, and the first person to circumpolar navigate the world in an experimental aircraft with a mass of less than 1750 kilograms.
The Michigan Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Michigan.
The Micromechanical Flying Insect (MFI) is a miniature UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) composed of a metal body, two wings, and a control system.
Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue is the fire protection, emergency medical services, hazmat, search and rescue, and extrication provider for The Dalles and northern Wasco County in the state of Oregon.
The Mobile Strike Force Command, or MIKE Force, was a key component of United States Army Special Forces in the Vietnam War.
The Mil Mi-17 (NATO reporting name: Hip) is a Russian helicopter in production at two factories in Kazan and Ulan-Ude.
The Mil Mi-36 was a Soviet light multipurpose helicopter first projected in the early 1980s.
The Mil Mi-8 (Ми-8, NATO reporting name: Hip) is a medium twin-turbine helicopter, originally designed by the Soviet Union, and now produced by Russia.
Military Aid to the Civil Community (MACC) is a phrase referring to the armed forces providing a service to the civilian community.
Military aid to the civil power (MACP) (sometimes to the civil authorities) is a term used to describe the use of the armed forces in support of the civil authorities of a state.
A military aircraft is any fixed-wing or rotary-wing aircraft that is operated by a legal or insurrectionary armed service of any type.
In Brazil, the Military Firefighters Corps (Port:Corpo de Bombeiros Militar) is a military organization with the mission of civil defense, firefighting, and search and rescue inside the States of the Federation.
A military helicopter is a helicopter that is either specifically built or converted for use by military forces.
Mauritius does not have a standing army.
The Falkland Islands are a British overseas territory and, as such, rely on the UK for the guarantee of their security.
The Militia, Article 22: "The armed forces of the People’s Republic of China are composed of the active and reserve forces of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, the Chinese People's Armed Police Force and the Militia.
Mine Squadron 7, (full: Commander, Mine Squadron 7, or alternately Mine Squadron SEVEN) is the designation for a United States Navy minelaying and retrieval command and unit.
A miniature UAV or small UAV (SUAV) is an unmanned aerial vehicle small enough to be man-portable.
Russian President Boris Yeltsin established the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Affairs for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (Министерство России по делам гражданской обороны, чрезвычайным ситуациям и ликвидации последствий стихийных бедствий), also known as The Ministry of Emergency Situations, MChS (Министерство по чрезвычайным ситуациям – МЧС России), or internationally as EMERCOM (derived from "Emergency Control Ministry") on January 10, 1994.
The Minneapolis Fire Department provides fire protection and first responder emergency medical services to the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
A mirror is an object that reflects light in such a way that, for incident light in some range of wavelengths, the reflected light preserves many or most of the detailed physical characteristics of the original light, called specular reflection.
In the field of Search and Rescue, Mission Control Centres (MCCs) are a type of clearinghouse responsible for receiving and distributing distress signal alerts from emergency position-indicating radiobeacon stations.
The United States Coast Guard carries out three basic roles, which are further subdivided into eleven statutory missions.
The Mississippi Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Mississippi.
The Missouri Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Missouri.
The Mitsubishi H-60 series is twin-turboshaft engine helicopter based on the Sikorsky S-70 helicopter family for use by the Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF).
The Mitsubishi MU-2 is a Japanese high-wing, twin-engine turboprop aircraft with a pressurized cabin manufactured by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.
The is a class of PLH type patrol vessels of the Japan Coast Guard (JCG; former Maritime Safety Agency, MSA).
Mary Jennings Hegar (born c. 1976) is an Air Force veteran, politician, and author.
The Mobile Brigade Corps (Indonesian: Korps Brigade Mobil) abbreviated Brimob is the special operations and paramilitary units within the Indonesian National Police force.
Monitoring, control and surveillance (MCS), in the context of fisheries, is defined by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations as a broadening of traditional enforcing national rules over fishing, to the support of the broader problem of fisheries management.
Monster Moves is a British documentary television series which began airing in 2005.
Monsters: Dark Continent (also known as Monsters 2: Dark Continent or simply Monsters 2) is a 2014 British science fiction monster film written by Jay Basu and English director Tom Green.
The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is a governmental agency in the U.S. state of Montana, responsible for numerous programs related to the construction, maintenance, and monitoring of Montana's transportation infrastructure and operations.
The Montana Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Montana.
The Montana-class battleships of the United States Navy were planned as successors to the, being slower but larger, better armored, and having superior firepower.
Monte Carlo methods (or Monte Carlo experiments) are a broad class of computational algorithms that rely on repeated random sampling to obtain numerical results.
The Monterey County Sheriff's Office is the county law enforcement agency for Monterey County, California.
Moss Airport, Rygge (Moss lufthavn, Rygge) was an international airport serving Moss, Oslo and Eastern Norway.
Mount Batten is a 24-metre (80-ft) tall outcrop of rock on a 600-metre (2000-ft) peninsula in Plymouth Sound, Devon, England, named after Sir William Batten (c.1600-1667), MP and Surveyor of the Navy.
Mount Hood climbing accidents are mountain climbing- or hiking-related incidents on Oregon's Mount Hood.
Mount Solitary, a mountain that is part of the Blue Mountains Range, a spur off the Great Dividing Range, is situated within the Blue Mountains National Park, New South Wales, Australia.
The Mountain Club of South Africa (MCSA) is the largest and oldest mountaineering club in South Africa.
A Mountain Locator Unit or MLU was a radio transmitter for use by mountain climbers as an emergency locator beacon when the wearer needs rescue.
Mountain rescue refers to search and rescue activities that occur in a mountainous environment, although the term is sometimes also used to apply to search and rescue in other wilderness environments.
The Mountain Rescue Service (Horská záchranná služba, HZS) of Slovakia provides nationwide Mountain Rescue operations and Search and Rescue operations in difficult terrains in close cooperations with the Air Rescue Service.
Mounted police are police who patrol on horseback or camelback.
Mounted search and rescue (MSAR) is a specialty within search and rescue (SAR), using horses as search partners and for transportation to search for missing persons.
The Movement Report System is a system established to collect and make available to certain commands vital information on the status, location, and movement of flag commands, commissioned fleet units, and ships under the operational control of the United States Navy.
The Mozambique Defence Armed Forces (Portuguese: Forças Armadas de Defesa de Moçambique) or FADM are the national armed forces of Mozambique.
The MS al-Salam Boccaccio 98 was an Egyptian Ro/Ro passenger ferry, operated by El Salam Maritime Transport, that sank on 3 February 2006 in the Red Sea en route from Duba, Saudi Arabia, to Safaga in southern Egypt.
MS München was a German LASH carrier of the Hapag-Lloyd line that sank with all hands for unknown reasons in a severe storm in December 1978.
Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue (MCSO SAR) is a non-profit volunteer search and rescue resource for the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Multnomah County, Oregon, United States.
A muzzle is a device that is placed over the snout of an animal to keep it from biting or otherwise opening its mouth.
The vessel MV Blythe Star was a coastal freighter which foundered off south-western Tasmania in October 1973, leading to the largest maritime search operation conducted in Australia to that time.
MS Explorer was a Liberian-registered cruise ship designed for Arctic and Antarctic service, originally commissioned and operated by the Swedish explorer Lars-Eric Lindblad.
MV Joyita was a merchant vessel from which 25 passengers and crew mysteriously disappeared in the South Pacific in 1955.
MV Kaawa is a Lake Victoria ferry that was operated by the Uganda Railways Corporation.
MV Kabalega was a Lake Victoria ferry operated by the Uganda Railways Corporation.
The Levina 1 was an Indonesian passenger ferry.
Mi Amigo (Spanish: My Friend) was originally a three masted cargo schooner, that later gained international recognition as an offshore radio station.
M/V Pool Fisher was a British merchant vessel that sank off the Isle of Wight on 6 November 1979 with the loss of most of her crew.
The RMS Mülheim was a German cargo ship that was built in Romania and launched in May 1999.
The MV Senopati Nusantara was an Indonesian ferry that sank in a storm on December 30, 2006.
MV Swanland was a bulk carrier.
The Myanmar Air Force (တပ်မတော် (လေ)), known until 1989 as the Burmese Air Force, is the aerial branch of Myanmar's armed forces, the Tatmadaw.
Mykel Hawke (born November 29, 1965) is a retired U.S. Army Special Forces officer, author, and television and film personality.
Ali Nasuh Mahruki (born May 21, 1968) is a professional mountain climber, writer, photographer and documentary film producer.
National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE) is a training program of Boy Scouts of America.
The National Air Force of Angola or FANA (Portuguese: Força Aérea Nacional de Angola) is the air branch of the Armed Forces of Angola.
The National Airborne Service Corps (NASC) is the agency of the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of China (Taiwan) responsible for executing and providing support for search and rescue, disaster relief, emergency medical service, transportation, monitoring, reconnaissance and patrol in Taiwan.
The National Association for Search and Rescue (NASAR) is an organization in the United States interested in the training of search and rescue, disaster relief, emergency medicine and awareness education.This SAR organization team started in 1972.
The National Capital Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the district of Washington, D.C. The National Capital Wing consists of nearly 400 cadet and adult members at over 6 locations across the District of Columbia; the City of Alexandria, Arlington County and Fairfax County in Northern Virginia; and Prince Georges County, MD.
The National Coastwatch Institution is a voluntary organisation and registered charity providing a visual watch along the UK's coasts, and is not to be confused with HM Coastguard.
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is a specialised force constituted "for the purpose of specialist response to a threatening disaster situation or disaster" under the Disaster Management Act, 2005.
The National Gendarmerie (Gendarmerie nationale) is one of two national police forces of France, along with the National Police.
The National Interoperability Field Operations Guide (NIFOG) is a technical reference for emergency communication planning and for radio technicians responsible for radios that will be used in disaster response.
The National Lancers are a Massachusetts-based volunteer cavalry militia troop.
The National Maritime Foundation, in New Delhi, India is a non-governmental, non-political maritime think-tank under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860, inaugurated by the Defence Minister of India, Mr Pranab Mukherjee in February 2005 in New Delhi.
National Park Service Rangers are among the uniformed employees charged with protecting and preserving areas set aside in the National Park System by the United States Congress and/or the President of the United States.
The National Police Agency, Ministry of the Interior (NPA) is an agency under the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of China (Taiwan) which oversees all police forces on a national level.
The National Safety Council of Australia is a nonprofit organisation in Australia promoting safety awareness and offering consulting, auditing and training services.
The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) is a voluntary non-profit organization in South Africa tasked with saving lives through drowning prevention.
The National Search and Rescue Agency Republic of Indonesia (Badan Nasional Pencarian dan Pertolongan or Basarnas) is a government agency of Indonesia.
The National Search and Rescue Program (NSP) is the name given by the Government of Canada to the collective search and rescue (SAR) activities in Canada.
The NATO bombing of Yugoslavia was the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's (NATO) military operation against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY) during the Kosovo War.
Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans is a base of the United States military located in Belle Chasse, unincorporated Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, United States.
Naval Air Station Meridian or NAS Meridian is a military airport located 11 miles northeast of Meridian, Mississippi in Lauderdale County and Kemper County, and is one of the Navy's two jet strike pilot training facilities.
The Naval Special Operations Group (NAVSOG) or Special Warfare Group (SWAG) is a unit of the Philippine Navy trained in special operations, sabotage, psychological and unconventional warfare and is heavily influenced by the United States Navy SEALs.
Naval Station Sangley Point was a communication and hospital facility of the United States Navy which occupied the northern portion of the Cavite City peninsula and is surrounded by Manila Bay, approximately eight miles southwest of Manila, the Philippines.
The Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory (NSMRL) is located on the New London Submarine Base in Groton, Connecticut.
NCCERT (North Carolina Canine Emergency Response Team), is a Statewide volunteer organization providing search and rescue services to local, state and federal agencies.
The former Royal Air Force Near East Air Force, more simply known as RAF Near East Air Force, was the Command organisation that controlled all Royal Air Force assets in the Eastern Mediterranean (the Near East).
The Nebraska Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Nebraska.
Neil Ellis Winters is a fictional character from the American CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless.
Nepal has no separate Air Force but flies several aircraft within the Nepalese Army Air Service, also known as the Nepal Army Air Wing (formerly Royal Nepalese Air Force).
Nerlerit Inaat Airport (Mittarfik Nerlerit Inaat, Constable Pynt Lufthavn) is an airport in the Sermersooq municipality in eastern Greenland.
The Nevada Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Nevada.
New England Search and Rescue (NESAR) is a non-profit organization aimed at the search for and provision of aid to people who are lost, in distress, or in imminent danger in New England.
New Haven is a coastal city in the U.S. state of Connecticut.
The New Jersey Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of New Jersey.
The New Mexico Wing Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of New Mexico.
New South Wales Ambulance, an agency of the Ministry of Health of the New South Wales Government, is the statutory provider of pre-hospital emergency care and ambulance services in the state of New South Wales, Australia.
The New South Wales Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) is a volunteer-based firefighting agency and statutory body of the Government of New South Wales.
The New York City Fire Department, officially the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY), is a department of the government of New York City that provides fire protection, technical rescue, primary response to biological, chemical, and radioactive hazards, and emergency medical services to the five boroughs of New York City.
The New York Wing Civil Air Patrol is the highest echelon of the Civil Air Patrol in the state of New York.
The New Zealand Cadet Forces (NZCF or Cadet Forces) is a voluntary military-style training organisation for New Zealand youth.
NFPA 1670 (Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents) is a standard published by the National Fire Protection Association.
The NHIndustries NH90 is a medium-sized, twin-engine, multi-role military helicopter.
Nicholas Joseph Begich Sr. (April 6, 1932 – disappeared October 16, 1972) was a Democratic Party member of the US House of Representatives from Alaska.
Squadron Leader Nicola Elizabeth Smith is a retired British Royal Air Force officer.
Aradu (F89) (meaning "thunder" in Hausa) is a Nigerian frigate.
Nikolai Petrovich Kamanin (Никола́й Петро́вич Кама́нин) (18 October 1908 - 11 March 1982) was a Soviet aviator, awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union in 1934 for the rescue of SS Chelyuskin crew from an improvised airfield on the frozen surface of the Chukchi Sea near Kolyuchin Island.
The Nimbus satellites were second-generation U.S. robotic spacecraft used for meteorological research and development.
The 8,145-ton vessel is the primary vessel of the Japanese whaling fleet and is the world's only whaler factory ship.
USCGC Chase (WHEC-718) was a Hamilton class High Endurance Cutter of the United States Coast Guard.
The 337 Squadron (337-skvadronen) is a maritime helicopter unit of the Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF).
NOAAS Oscar Dyson (R 224) is an American fisheries and oceanographic research vessel in commission in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) fleet since 2005.
NOAAS Rude (S 590) is an American ''Rude''-class hydrographic survey ship that was in commission in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) from 1970 to 2008.
The NHV Group, is an operator of civilian helicopters based in Ostend, Belgium.
The Nord Noratlas was a dedicated military transport aircraft, developed and manufactured by French aircraft manufacturer Nord Aviation.
Colonel Norman Dane Vaughan (December 19, 1905 – December 23, 2005) was an American dogsled driver and explorer whose first claim to fame was participating in Admiral Byrd's first expedition to the South Pole.
Norrlandsflyg AB was a Swedish helicopter operator which provided search and rescue under contract with the Swedish Maritime Administration and air ambulance services for Västra Götaland County.
The North American Aviation T-28 Trojan is a piston-engined military trainer aircraft used by the United States Air Force and United States Navy beginning in the 1950s.
The North Dakota Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of North Dakota.
Diplomatic relations between North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea, DPRK) and the Soviet Union (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSR, the predecessor state to the Russian Federation) were first established on October 12, 1948 shortly after the Democratic People's Republic of Korea was proclaimed.
North Perry Airport is a public airport in the City of Pembroke Pines, west of the central business district of Hollywood, in Broward County, Florida, United States.
North Sea Boats is an international boat building company specialized in building craft for military, law enforcement, SAR, commercial, and high performance applications.
North Shore Rescue is a non-profit organization dedicated to wilderness search and rescue around Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Northeast Passage (abbreviated as NEP) is, from the European and northern Atlantic point of view, the shipping route to the Pacific Ocean, along the Arctic Ocean coasts of Norway and Russia.
Northern Lights, also known as Nora Roberts' Northern Lights, is a 2009 television film directed by Mike Robe, which stars Eddie Cibrian, LeAnn Rimes, and Rosanna Arquette.
Northern Michigan, also known as Northern Lower Michigan or Upper Michigan (known colloquially to residents of more southerly parts of the state and summer residents from cities such as Chicago as "up north"), is a region of the U.S. state of Michigan.
The Norwegian Air Ambulance is the air ambulance service in Norway organised through the government owned limited company Luftambulansetjenesten ANS (Air Ambulance Service).
The Norwegian Aviation Museum (Norsk luftfartsmuseum) was opened by King Harald V on May 15, 1994.
The Norwegian Coast Guard (Kystvakten) is a maritime military force which is part of the Royal Norwegian Navy.
The Norwegian Police Service (Politi- og lensmannsetaten) is the Norwegian civilian police agency.
The Norwegian Public Safety Network (Nødnett literally Emergency Network) is a public safety network system based on Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA).
The Norwegian Red Cross Search and Rescue Corps (NRKH) was created in 1932 as a support for civil society in the event of war, and particularly with gas attacks in other cities.
Obrestad is a very small farming village in Hå municipality in Rogaland county, Norway.
Odisha Fire Service (OFS) is the state owned service that attends firefighting/rescue calls throughout the Indian state of Odisha.
"Off the Reservation" is the twenty-first episode of the American television drama series The Killing, and the eighth of its second season, and aired on May 13, 2012.
An oil platform, offshore platform, or offshore drilling rig is a large structure with facilities for well drilling to explore, extract, store, process petroleum and natural gas which lies in rock formations beneath the seabed.
The Oklahoma Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Oklahoma.
One Meridian Plaza was a 38-story high-rise office building in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz or ODF) is the codename for a series of United States missions to Antarctica, beginning with "Operation Deep Freeze I" in 1955–56, followed by "Operation Deep Freeze II", "Operation Deep Freeze III", and so on.
Operation Hestia is the name of the Canadian Forces humanitarian response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake which struck Haiti on 12 January 2010.
Operation Ivory Coast was a mission conducted by United States Special Operations Forces and other American military elements to rescue U.S. Prisoners of War during the Vietnam War.
Operation Madad (Hindi: Operation Aid) was a disaster relief operation undertaken by the Indian Armed Forces in the aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
Operation Madad, (lit. Operation Help), was a non-combative and assistance military operation commenced and executed by Pakistan Navy after the massive national floods hit the country.
Operation Mare Nostrum was a year-long naval and air operation commenced by the Italian government on October 18, 2013, to tackle the increased immigration to Europe during the second half of 2013 and migratory ship wreckages off Lampedusa.
Operation Unified Assistance is the name of the United States military's response to the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
The Operational Distinguishing Device ("O" device) is a miniature silver inch letter "O" that is authorized by the United States Coast Guard as a ribbon devicewhich may be authorized for wear on certain awards and decorations of the United States Coast Guard.
Operations Specialist (abbreviated as OS) is a United States Navy and United States Coast Guard occupational rating.
OPV Nemesis is an Offshore Patrol Vessel of the New South Wales Police Force.
OPV-64 is a type of Offshore Patrol Vessel based on a Leroux & Lotz patrol vessel concept and designed for the needs of the Royal Moroccan Navy, ordered in late 1993.
OPV-70 is an Offshore Patrol Vessel of the Royal Moroccan Navy, designed by Raidco Marine and built at STX France SA.
The Orca class is a class of eight steel-hulled Royal Canadian Navy training tenders.
Ordeal in the Arctic is a television film written by Paul F. Edwards and directed by Mark Sobel.
The Order of Lenin (Orden Lenina), named after the leader of the Russian October Revolution, was established by the Central Executive Committee on April 6, 1930.
The Oregon Department of Aviation is an agency of the government of the U.S. state of Oregon chiefly responsible for matters relating to the continuing development of aviation as part of the state's transportation system, and the safety of its airways.
The Oregon Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Oregon.
The Orsec-Novi plan (plan Orsec-Novi, \\), or short Novi plan (plan Novi, \\), is a French emergency plan used for a mass casualty incident (mascal), i.e. if an emergency has a significant number of casualties in a limited area.
Out of the Wild (known in the first season solely as The Alaska Experiment) is a Discovery Channel reality television series.
The Owasco-class cutter was a cutter class operated by the United States Coast Guard.
The Packwood Airport is a single runway, public general aviation airport, 3 blocks west of US Highway 12 in downtown Packwood, Washington.
The Pakistan Mission Control Center (Call sign:PMCC) is a separate command and control and separate mission control center at the Suparco Headquarters in Karachi, Sindh Province of Pakistan.
The Pakistan Naval Air Arm (unofficially Pakistan Naval Aviation) is the naval aviation and naval warfare service branch of the Pakistan Navy.
The Pakistan Navy (rtl; Pɑkistan Bahri'a) (reporting name: PN) is the naval warfare branch of the Pakistan Armed Forces, responsible for Pakistan's of coastline along the Arabian Sea, and the defence of important civilian harbours and military bases.
PAL Airlines (formerly Provincial Airlines) is a regional airline with headquarters at St. John's International Airport in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
Palm Island is an Aboriginal community located on Great Palm Island, also called by the Aboriginal name "Bwgcolman", an island on the Great Barrier Reef in North Queensland, AustraliaBindloss, Joseph (2002) page 330 The settlement is also known by a variety of other names including "the Mission", Palm Island Settlement or Palm Community.
On June 22, 1951, Pan Am Flight 151, flown by the Lockheed L-049 Constellation propliner Clipper Great Republic (registration) crashed into a West African hill at an elevation of near the village of SanoyieThe village is spelled "Sanoye" in the official CAB accident report, but four spelling variations are known to be used: Sonoyea, Sanoghie, Sanoye and, as used by both Google Maps and Bing Maps, Sanoyie.
Polish Air Navigation Services Agency (PANSA) started its duty in 2007 as an independent unit, after isolating from "Polish Airports".
The Papua New Guinea Defence Force (PNGDF) is the military organisation responsible for the defence of Papua New Guinea.
The Esquadrão Aeroterrestre de Salvamento (EAS) (English: Airborne Rescue Squadron), known by its nickname Para-SAR, is a Brazilian Air Force special operations search and rescue squadron, based in the city of Campo Grande.
A paramedic is a healthcare professional, providing pre-hospital assessment and medical care to people with acute illnesses or injuries.
The Paris Fire Brigade (French: Brigade des sapeurs-pompiers de Paris, BSPP), is a French Army unit which serves as the primary fire and rescue service for Paris and certain sites of national strategic importance.
A park ranger, park warden, or forest ranger is a person entrusted with protecting and preserving parklands – national, state, provincial, or local parks.
Paskhas (Indonesian: Korps Pasukan Khas) is the air force infantry and special forces corps of the Indonesian Air Force ("TNI-AU").
The Pasukan Gerakan Khas (Abbreviation: PGK; Special Operations Command (Police SOCOM), Jawi: ڤاسوكن ڬرقن خاص) is a special operations command of the Royal Malaysia Police (RMP).
A patrol boat is a relatively small naval vessel generally designed for coastal defence duties.
Paul Alexander Yost Jr. (born January 3, 1929) is a retired United States Coast Guard admiral who served as the 18th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard from 1986 to 1990.
Paul Franklin Watson (born December 2, 1950) is a Canadian-American marine wildlife conservation and environmental activist, who founded the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, an anti-poaching and direct action group focused on marine conservation and marine conservation activism.
Pauloosie Keyootak is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, representing the electoral district of Uqqummiut, in a by-election on February 9, 2015.
Pedra da Mina is the fourth highest mountain in Brazil, located in the Serra Fina section of the Mantiqueira Mountains, one of the country's most important mountain ranges.
The Pennington County Sheriff's Office is the sheriff's office for Pennington County, South Dakota, U.S..
The Pennsylvania Military Reserve, legally incorporated as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization under the name “Pennsylvania State Military Reserve Inc.”, was founded in 1985 as a private militia group based primarily in southeastern Pennsylvania.
The People's Liberation Army Naval Air Force (PLANAF) is the naval aviation branch of the People's Liberation Army Navy.
Lieutenant Colonel Percy Harrison Fawcett (18 August 1867during or after 1925) was a British geographer, artillery officer, cartographer, archaeologist and explorer of South America.
Peter I Island (остров Петра I, Peter I Øy) is an uninhabited volcanic island in the Bellingshausen Sea, from Antarctica.
Peter C. Masak (August 17, 1957 – May 22, 2004) was an engineer, inventor, and glider pilot.
Philip Avery (born 15 November 1959) is a British meteorologist and BBC Weather forecaster.
Philip Munger is an American composer, music educator, political blogger, and environmentalist living in Alaska.
The Philippine Air Force (PAF; Hukbong Himpapawid ng Pilipinas, Fuerza Aérea de Filipinas) is the aerial warfare service branch of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) (Filipino: Tanod Baybayin ng Pilipinas, Spanish: Guardacostas de Filipinas) is an armed and uniformed service tasked primarily with enforcing laws within Philippine waters, conducting maritime security operations, safeguarding life and property at sea, and protecting marine environment and resources; similar to coast guards around the world.
The Philippine Navy (PN; Filipino: Hukbong Dagat ng Pilipinas, Armada de Filipinas) is the naval warfare service branch of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
The Philmont Leadership Challenge is a seven-day adult leadership training program of the Boy Scouts of America.
Philmont Scout Ranch is a large, rugged, mountainous ranch located near the town of Cimarron, New Mexico, covering 140,177 acres (219 sq mi; 567 km²) of wilderness in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of the Rocky Mountains of northern New Mexico.
Philmont Scout Ranch camps are a group of backpacking camps located in Philmont Scout Ranch, a large property in Colfax County near Cimarron, New Mexico, owned by the Boy Scouts of America and used as a backpacking reservation.
Pieter Frans Norbert Jozef Raymond De Crem (born 22 July 1962 in Aalter, East Flanders, Belgium) is a Belgian, Flemish politician and member of Christian Democratic and Flemish (CD&V).
Founded in LaFayette, Georgia in 1976, Pigeon Mountain Industries (PMI) manufactures life safety rope and related equipment at the headquarters in LaFayette, Georgia.
Pigeon post is the use of homing pigeons to carry messages.
The Pilatus PC-6 Porter is a single-engined STOL utility aircraft designed by Pilatus Aircraft of Switzerland.
Piracy on Falcon Lake refers to an increase in crime at the border between the United States and Mexico on Falcon Lake.
PLATH GmbH is a German company specialising in military radio monitoring and radiolocation, active internationally and with headquarters in Hamburg.
A Plectron is a specialized VHF/UHF single-channel, emergency alerting radio receiver, used to activate emergency response personnel, and disaster warning systems.
Plymouth Sound, or locally just The Sound, is a bay on the English Channel at Plymouth in England.
Pakistan Naval Station Ahsan or PNS Ahsan (پایگاه بحریہ احسن) is a Logistics-Intelligence Naval base located in Makran, Balochistan Province.
POB or Pob may refer to.
The Police and Border Guard Aviation Group (Politsei- ja piirivalveameti lennusalk) is a mixed helicopter and airplane flight unit formerly operating under the Estonian Border Guard, but now subordinate to the Police and Border Guard Board.
The Police and Border Guard Board (Politsei- ja Piirivalveamet) is a unified governmental agency within the Estonian Ministry of Interior and is responsible for law enforcement and homeland security in the Republic of Estonia.
Police aviation is the use of rotary-wing aircraft, fixed-wing aircraft, nonrigid-wing aircraft or lighter-than-air aircraft in police operations.
The Police Coast Guard (Abbreviation: PCG;; Polis Pengawal Pantai) is the Marine Police division of the Singapore Police Force which also takes on roles of the coast guard typically handled by the military or as separate organisations in other countries.
The Police Dog Unit, (Abbreviation: PDU) established in 1949, is a specialist force of the Hong Kong Police under the direct command of the Special Operations Bureau.
A police officer, also known as an officer, policeman, policewoman, cop, police agent, or a police employee is a warranted law employee of a police force.
Transportation for police forces is provided by a number of ground vehicles, aircraft and watercraft.
The Armed Forces of the Republic of Poland (Polish:Siły Zbrojne Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej, abbreviated SZ RP; popularly called Wojsko Polskie in Poland, abbreviated WP—roughly, the "Polish Military") are the national armed forces of the Republic of Poland.
The Polish Navy (Marynarka Wojenna, "War Navy") is a military branch of the Polish Armed Forces responsible for naval operations.
Politics of Sweden takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic constitutional monarchy.
The port captaincies (Lučke kapetanije), also referred to as the harbormasters' offices, are a civilian administration of the Croatian Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure with authority to control navigation in the internal and territorial waters of the Republic of Croatia, actions of search and rescue on sea, inspection of navigation safety, inspection of the maritime domain, registration and deletion of vessels as well as organizing a register of vessels.
Port Elizabeth International Airport is an airport serving Port Elizabeth, a city in the Eastern Cape province in South Africa.
The Port of Hong Kong, located by the South China Sea, is a deepwater seaport dominated by trade in containerised manufactured products, and to a lesser extent raw materials and passengers.
The Port of Tianjin (Tianjin Gang), formerly known as the Port of Tanggu, is the largest port in Northern China and the main maritime gateway to Beijing.
The Port of Tianjin falls under the supervisory and regulatory purview of the Tianjin Municipality People’s Government.
Portland Mountain Rescue is a search and rescue organization based in Portland, Oregon, United States.
The Portuguese Air Force (Força Aérea Portuguesa) is the aerial warfare force of Portugal.
The Portuguese Navy (Marinha Portuguesa, also known as Marinha de Guerra Portuguesa or as Armada Portuguesa) is the naval branch of the Portuguese Armed Forces which, in cooperation and integrated with the other branches of the Portuguese military, is charged with the military defense of Portugal.
Powder Horn is a skills resource course for Venturing, Boy Scouting and Varsity Scouting leaders and youth (age 14 and up) of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA).
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, (William Arthur Philip Louis; born 21 June 1982) is a member of the British royal family.
Proactiva Open Arms is a Spanish NGO devoted to search and rescue (SAR) at sea.
The Protector-class inshore patrol vessel (also known as the Rotoiti class and the Lake class) is a ship class of inshore patrol vessels (IPVs) of the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) which replaced the RNZN's s in 2007–2008.
Public security is the function of governments which ensures the protection of citizens, persons in their territory, organizations, and institutions against threats to their well-being – and to the prosperity of their communities.
The Puerto Rico State Agency for Emergency and Disaster Management Agencia Estatal para el Manejo de Emergencias y Administración de Desastres (AEMEAD) is the agency of the executive branch of the government of Puerto Rico that oversees all emergency activities that occur in Puerto Rico.
The Puerto Rico Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the territory of Puerto Rico.
The Pumi (in Hungarian, the plural form is pumik) is a medium-small breed of sheep dog from Hungary.
The Pyrenean Shepherd (known in France originally, and also in non-AKC registries such as the UKC, as the Berger des Pyrénées,Pyrenean Shepherd Club of America (2013). Pyrenean Shepherd Club of America. Retrieved on 2013-10-13 from http://www.pyrshepclub.com. and in Spain as the Pastor de los Pirineos) is a medium-small breed of dog native to the Pyrenees mountains in southern France and northern Spain, bred since at least medieval times for herding livestock, especially sheep.
The PZL M28 Skytruck is a Polish STOL light cargo and passenger plane, produced by PZL Mielec, as a development of license-built Antonov An-28.
The PZL SM-2 was a Polish light utility helicopter, enlarged version of license-built Mil Mi-1, developed and produced by WSK PZL-Świdnik.
The PZL W-3 Sokół (english: Falcon) is a medium-size, twin-engine, multipurpose helicopter developed and manufactured by Polish helicopter company PZL-Świdnik (now AgustaWestland Świdnik).
Queen Maud Land (Dronning Maud Land) is a c. 2.7 million-square-kilometre (1 million sq mi) region of Antarctica claimed as a dependent territory by Norway.
Quezon City (Lungsod Quezon,; Ciudad Quezón; also known as QC or Kyusi) is the most populous city in the Philippines.
The Quezon City Fire District (Filipino: Distritong Pamatay Sunog ng Lungsod Quezon) also known as the Quezon City Fire Department and Fire District 5 is an agency of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) specifically under the Bureau of Fire Protection National Capital Region responsible for implementing national policies related to Firefighting and Protection as well as implementation of the Philippine Fire Code (PD 1185), which was repealed and replaced by the New Fire Code of the Philippines (RA 9514).
RAF Ballykelly was a Royal Air Force station which opened in 1941 in Ballykelly, County Londonderry.
Royal Air Force Coltishall, more commonly known as RAF Coltishall, is a former Royal Air Force station located North-North-East of Norwich, in the English county of Norfolk, East Anglia, which operated from 1938 to 2006.
RAF Kinloss is a former Royal Air Force station located near the village of Kinloss, on the Moray Firth in the north of Scotland.
The former RAF Leconfield, or 'Leconfield Camp' was a Royal Air Force station in Leconfield (near Beverley), East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
The Royal Air Force Medical Services is the branch of the Royal Air Force that provides health care at home and on deployed operations to RAF service personnel.
RAF Mount Pleasant (also known as Mount Pleasant Airport, Mount Pleasant Complex or MPA) is a Royal Air Force station in the British Overseas Territory of the Falkland Islands.
RAF Navy Point was a Royal Air Force base in the Falkland Islands.
The Royal Air Force Search and Rescue Force (SARF or SAR Force) was the Royal Air Force organisation which provided around-the-clock aeronautical search and rescue cover in the United Kingdom, Cyprus and the Falkland Islands.
RAF Thorney Island is a former Royal Air Force station located west of Chichester, West Sussex, England and east of Portsmouth, Hampshire.
Royal Air Force Valley or more simply RAF Valley (Llu Awyr Brenhinol Y Fali) is a Royal Air Force station on the island of Anglesey, Wales, and which is also used as Anglesey Airport.
Royal Air Force Station Wattisham or more simply RAF Wattisham is a former Royal Air Force station located in East Anglia just outside the village of Wattisham, south of Stowmarket in Suffolk, England.
RAF Weston-super-Mare was a Royal Air Force station on a civilian airfield in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England.
RAF Weybourne was a Second World War anti-aircraft establishment.
The Rajshree-class patrol vessels are a series of eight inshore patrol vessels being built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE), Kolkata for the Indian Coast Guard.
Rampart Search and Rescue (RSAR) serves the communities within Adams County, Colorado.
The Ramstein air show disaster occurred on Sunday, 28 August 1988 during the Flugtag '88 airshow at the United States's Ramstein Air Base near Kaiserslautern, West Germany.
Anvil-shaped Raoul Island (Sunday Island), the largest and northernmost of the main Kermadec Islands, south south-west of 'Ata Island of Tonga and north north-east of New Zealand's North Island, has been the source of vigorous volcanic activity during the past several thousand years that was dominated by dacitic explosive eruptions.
Raven Rotorcraft (also called Raven Redrives and Raven Rotorcraft & Redrives, Inc.) is an American aircraft manufacturer based in El Prado, New Mexico and formerly of Boulder Colorado.
The Róisín-class large patrol vessel is a class of offshore patrol vessels (OPV) ordered by the Irish Naval Service from December 1997.
Røst Airport (Røst lufthavn) is a regional airport serving the Røst, Norway.
The Reaction Unit was a counter-terrorist force within the South African Police (SAP) from 1979 to 2001, in support of the SAP Special Task Force.
The 2008 Sichuan earthquake, magnitude 8.
Recovery or Recover may refer to.
In the United States, several federal agencies and laws have some jurisdiction over pollution from ships in U.S. waters.
The US Federal Aviation Administration has adopted the name unmanned aircraft (UA) to describe aircraft systems without a flight crew on board.
Remote control animals are animals that are controlled remotely by humans.
The rendezvous dilemma can be formulated in this way: If they both choose to wait, they will never meet.
The Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF) is the aviation branch of the Republic of China Armed Forces.
The Republic of China Navy (ROCN) is the maritime branch of the Republic of China Armed Forces.
The Republic of Croatia Armed Forces (Oružane snage Republike Hrvatske - OSRH) is the military service of Croatia.
The Republic of Korea Reserve Forces (ROKRF; 대한민국 예비군; Hanja: 大韓民國 豫備軍, Daehanminguk Yebigun), also known as the ROK Reserve Forces, is the 4,500,000 strong reserve force of South Korea.
The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) is the air arm of the Singapore Armed Forces.
Rescue comprises responsive operations that usually involve the saving of life, or prevention of injury during an incident or dangerous situation.
The Rescue 807 Crashes refers to three related aircraft accidents in Kananaskis Country, Alberta on 6 and 14 June 1986.
Rescue 911 is an informational docudrama television series that premiered on CBS on April 18, 1989 and ended on August 27, 1996.
A rescue co-ordination centre (RCC) is a primary search and rescue facility in a country that is staffed by supervisory personnel and equipped for co-ordinating and controlling search and rescue operations.
Rescue On Fractalus! is a March 1984 first-person shooter computer game created by Lucasfilm Games (later LucasArts Entertainment).
Rescue organization can refer to.
A rescue robot is a robot that has been designed for the purpose of rescuing people.
A rescuer is a person who rescues something from harm or danger.
Resolute Bay Airport is located at Resolute, Nunavut, Canada, and is operated by the government of Nunavut.
The Response Boat – Medium (RB-M) is a utility boat used by the United States Coast Guard.
"Resurrection Ship" is a two-part episode of the reimagined Battlestar Galactica television series.
The Rhode Island Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Rhode Island.
Rico Omarr Harris (born May 19, 1977; disappeared October 10, 2014) is an American former professional basketball player.
The Romanian Air Force 90th Airlift Base (Baza 90 Transport Aerian) is located at the Henri Coandă International Airport, near Bucharest.
Robert Sumrall is a man who in 2009 survived being lost in the Gila National Forest in southwestern New Mexico for seven days enduring sub-freezing weather conditions without food, water, or camping gear.
RoboBee is a tiny robot capable of partially untethered flight, developed by a research robotics team at Harvard University.
Robocar Poli is a South Korean animated children's television series created by RoiVisual.
Robocup Rescue Simulation is an education and research project intended to promote the development of robotic agents for search and rescue.
Roger Chao, FRGS, is an Australian explorer, mountain climber, philosopher and ethicist.
Rogue waves (also known as freak waves, monster waves, episodic waves, killer waves, extreme waves, and abnormal waves) are large, unexpected and suddenly appearing surface waves that can be extremely dangerous, even to large ships such as ocean liners.
The Romanian Military Police (Poliția Militară) is the military police of the Romanian Armed Forces.
The Romanian Navy (Forțele Navale Române) is the navy branch of the Romanian Armed Forces; it operates in the Black Sea and on the Danube.
Roskilde Airport, officially known as Copenhagen Airport, Roskilde (Københavns Lufthavn, Roskilde), is located 4 nautical miles (7 km) southeast of Roskilde near the town Tune.
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), formed March 1921, is the aerial warfare branch of the Australian Defence Force (ADF).
The Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) or Tentera Udara Diraja Brunei (TUDB) as it is known by its Malay name, is the air force of the sultanate of Brunei.
The Royal Brunei Navy (Tentera Laut Diraja Brunei, abbreviated TLDB) is the naval defence force of Brunei Darussalam.
Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue (RCMSAR) is a volunteer marine rescue service that saves lives and promotes public recreational boating safety throughout the coastal and some inland waters of the province of British Columbia and is associated with the national organization of the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary.
The Royal Danish Air Force (lit) (RDAF) is the aerial warfare force of Denmark and one of the four branches of the Danish Defence.
The Royal Danish Navy (Søværnet) is the sea-based branch of the Danish Defence force.
The Royal Hong Kong Auxiliary Air Force (RHKAAF) was an auxiliary unit of the United Kingdom Royal Air Force, based in Hong Kong.
The Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF; Arabic: سلاح الجو الملكي الأردني, transliterated Silāḥ ul-Jawu al-Malakī ’al-Urdunī) is the air force of the Jordanian Armed Forces.
The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF; Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia (TUDM); Jawi:تنترا اودارا مليسيا) was formed on 2 June 1958 as the Royal Federation of Malaya Air Force (Tentera Udara Diraja Persekutuan Tanah Melayu; تنترا اودارا دراج ڤرسكوتون تانه ملايو).
Since its inception, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has provided lifeboats to lifeboat stations in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Royal Navy Search and Rescue 60 was a series of events throughout 2013 to mark the 60th anniversary of the creation of the first helicopter unit within the Royal Navy with a search and rescue role.
Categories of ship's diver in the Royal Navy.
The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF; Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu), "Royal Air Force"), is the military aviation branch of the Netherlands Armed Forces.
The Royal New Zealand Coastguard (informally Coastguard New Zealand) is the primary civilian marine search and rescue organisation for New Zealand.
The Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) (Luftforsvaret) is the air force of Norway.
The Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF; القوات الجوية الملكية الـسعودية), is the aviation branch of the Saudi Arabian armed forces.
The Royal Thai Air Force or RTAF (กองทัพอากาศไทย) is the air force of the Kingdom of Thailand.
The Royal Thai Navy or RTN (กองทัพเรือไทย) is the naval force of Thailand and part of the Royal Thai Armed Forces.
Rules of Engagement is a science fiction novel written by Elizabeth Moon.
Admiral Flota Sovetskogo Soyuza Kuznetsov (Адмира́л фло́та Сове́тского Сою́за Кузнецо́в "Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Kuznetsov") is an aircraft carrier (heavy aircraft-carrying missile cruiser, or TAVKR, in Russian classification) serving as the flagship of the Russian Navy.
Russian Gyroplanes (Гиропланы России) is a Russian aircraft manufacturer based in Zhukovsky, Moscow Oblast.
The Russian Gyroplanes Gyros-1 Farmer is a Russian autogyro designed and produced by Russian Gyroplanes of Zhukovsky, Moscow Oblast.
The Russian Gyroplanes Gyros-2 Smartflier is a Russian autogyro designed and produced by Russian Gyroplanes of Zhukovsky, Moscow Oblast.
RV Clifford A. Barnes is a research vessel owned by the National Science Foundation and operated as part of the University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System fleet.
Coriolis II is a Canadian research vessel.
RV Kronprins Haakon is a Norwegian icebreaking polar research vessel jointly owned by the University of Tromsø (50%), Norwegian Polar Institute (30%) and Norwegian Institute of Marine Research (20%).
RVS Tukoro is a Pacific Forum patrol boat that performs fishery protection, search and rescue and sovereignty patrols for Vanuatu.
Rygge Air Station (Rygge flystasjon) is located in the municipalities of Rygge and Råde in Østfold, Norway.
The S-125 Neva/Pechora (С-125 "Нева"/"Печора", NATO reporting name SA-3 Goa) Soviet surface-to-air missile system was designed by Aleksei Mihailovich Isaev to complement the S-25 and S-75.
The Saab 340 is a Swedish twin-engine turboprop aircraft designed and initially produced by a partnership between Saab AB and Fairchild Aircraft in a 65:35 ratio.
Sacramento McClellan Airport is a privately-owned public-use airport located six miles (10 km) northeast of the central business district of Sacramento (a city in Sacramento County, California, United States).
is an airport in the Kawasoe area of Saga, Saga Prefecture, Japan.
Sailing employs the wind—acting on sails, wingsails or kites—to propel a craft on the surface of the water (sailing ship, sailboat, windsurfer, or kitesurfer), on ice (iceboat) or on land (land yacht) over a chosen course, which is often part of a larger plan of navigation.
Saint Christopher is the largest expedition explorer yacht and privately registered displacement motor yacht, to fly the New Zealand flag.
The Saint Peter Port Lifeboat Station was established in Guernsey in 1803.
Salem Harbor is a harbor in northeastern Massachusetts spanning an area north and south of Salem.
Salem is a historic, coastal city in Essex County, Massachusetts, in the United States, located on Massachusetts' North Shore.
Samir El-Khadem (Arabic: سمير الخادم; born September 25, 1942 in Tripoli, Lebanon) is the former Commander of the Lebanese Naval Forces, and an author, historian, and currently the Director of the Institute for East and West Studies in Beirut, Lebanon.
The San Diego Mountain Rescue Team (SDMRT) is an all-volunteer organization located in San Diego County, California operating under the jurisdiction of the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.
The San Juan County Sheriff's Office is a law enforcement agency in San Juan County, Washington.
The San Juan-class patrol vessels consist of 4 vessels built by the Australian shipbuilding company Tenix for the Philippine Coast Guard, and were commissioned from 2000 to 2003.
San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Search and Rescue is an all-volunteer organization in San Luis Obispo County within the county's Sheriff's office.
The Santiago Maldonado case refers to the death of an Argentine man, Santiago Maldonado, who had joined a road blockade protest by a Mapuche community on August 1, 2017.
Sar may refer to.
Group Captain Sara Bridget Mackmin (born c. 1969) is a British Royal Air Force officer.
SARbot UK is an underwater search and rescue charity based in the United Kingdom.
SAS Protea is a survey vessel of the South African Navy, part of the s built for the British Royal Navy.
A satellite data unit (SDU) is an avionics device installed in an aircraft that allows air/ground communication via a satellite network.
The satellite digital imaging system (SDIS) is a simple system composed of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware and custom integration software, which allows the operator to transmit digital photos from an aircraft in flight to a ground station.
Satellite emergency position-indicating radiobeacon station (sort: SEPIRS) is – according to article 1.94 of the International Telecommunication Union´s (ITU) ITU Radio Regulations (RR) – defined as «An earth station in the mobile-satellite service the emissions of which are intended to facilitate search and rescue (SAR) operations.» Each radio station shall be classified by the radiocommunication service in which it operates permanently or temporarily.
The Savoia-Marchetti S.66 was a 1930s Italian twin-hull flying boat designed and built by Savoia-Marchetti as an enlarged development of the S.55.
Operating for the French Ministry of the Interior, the Direction de la Défense de la Sécurité Civile (Department of Civil Defence and Emergency Preparedness) is a civil defence agency of the French Government and employs some 2,500 civilian and military personnel over 60 sites.
Scandinavian Airlines System Flight 933 was a scheduled international flight from Denmark to the United States that on January 13, 1969, crashed into Santa Monica Bay at 19:21, approximately west of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in California, United States.
The Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team provides Search and Rescue services in and around the Scarborough and Ryedale areas of North Yorkshire, England.
The Scarlet Knights were a fictional British mutant family and Royal Air Force superteam in the Marvel Comics Universe.
The Schiebel Camcopter S-100 is an Austrian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) using a rotorcraft design.
Schutzhund (German for "protection dog") is a dog sport that was developed in Germany in the early 1900s as a breed suitability test for the German Shepherd breed.
The Schweizer RU-38 Twin Condor is a two or three-seat, fixed gear, low wing, twin boom covert reconnaissance aircraft.
R. P. Feynman, The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol.1, Chaps.1,2,&3.
Seamanship is the art of operating a ship or boat.
Search and rescue (SAR) is the search for and provision of aid to people who are in distress or imminent danger.
Search and rescue may refer to.
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Search and rescue in the United States involves a wide range of organizations that have search and rescue responsibilities.
SAROPS output Search and Rescue Optimal Planning System (SAROPS) is a comprehensive search and rescue (SAR) planning system used by the United States Coast Guard in the planning and execution of almost all SAR cases in and around the United States and the Caribbean.
Search and Rescue Wing was a seaplane-equipped unit of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).
Searching or search may refer to.
Attack Squadron 54 (VA-54) was an attack squadron of the U.S. Navy.
Self-rescue, in climbing, or in the broader activity of mountaineering, refers to actions and techniques, taken by either an individual climber or teams, to retreat or advance from situations which would leave them, otherwise unprepared, stranded (and, possibly, dead).
Sembawang Air Base is a military airbase of the Republic of Singapore Air Force located at Sembawang, in the northern part of Singapore.
The Senegalese Air Force Armée de l'Air Sénégalaise is the air force branch of the Senegalese Armed Forces.
The Senoi Praaq (War People), is a unit of the Royal Malaysia Police made up almost entirely of the tribal people of Peninsular Malaysia known as the Orang Asli (aborigines).
The concept of the "sensor web" is a type of sensor network that is especially well suited for environmental monitoring.
The Helicopter unit (Хеликоптерска јединица) is an air support unit of the Serbian Police.
Serhiy Anatolyovich Hayduk (Гайдук Анатолійович Сергій) (born 25 July 1963) is a Ukrainian Vice Admiral and a former commander of the Ukrainian Navy.
Severn Area Rescue Association (SARA) or Severn Rescue is an independent, marine and land based, search and rescue organisation covering the Severn Estuary and upper reaches of the River Severn.
The Severn-class lifeboat of Canada is a redesign of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution's Severn-class lifeboat to meet the needs of the Canadian Coast Guard for off-shore search and rescue operations in severe conditions.
The Seychelles People's Defence Force consists of a number of distinct branches: including an Infantry Unit, Coast Guard, Air Force and a Presidential Protection Unit.
Shadi Kaur Dam (also "Shadikor") was a dam located on the Shadi Kaur river about north of Pasni in Balochistan province of Pakistan.
Shawnigan Lake School is a co-ed private boarding school located in Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada.
Shipboard helicopter operations is the use of techniques which allows operation of rotary wing aircraft from naval vessels.
The Short SC.7 Skyvan (nicknamed the "Flying Shoebox") is a British 19-seat twin-turboprop aircraft manufactured by Short Brothers of Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Siamese twins (also irreversible binomials, binomials, binomial pairs, nonreversible word pairs, or freezes) in the context of the English language refer to a pair or group of words used together as an idiomatic expression or collocation, usually conjoined by the words and or or.
The Sikorsky H-34 (company designation S-58) is a piston-engined military helicopter originally designed by American aircraft manufacturer Sikorsky as an anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft for the United States Navy.
The Sikorsky H-60 is a family of military helicopters built by Sikorsky Aircraft.
The Sikorsky HH-52 Seaguard (company designation S-62) was a single turbine engine, three-blade rotor amphibious helicopter.
The Sikorsky MH-53 Pave Low series is a long-range combat search and rescue (CSAR) helicopter for the United States Air Force.
The Sikorsky MH-60T Jayhawk is a multi-mission, twin-engine, medium-range helicopter operated by the United States Coast Guard for search and rescue, law enforcement, military readiness and marine environmental protection missions.
The Sikorsky S-61L and S-61N are civil variants of the successful Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King helicopter.
The Sikorsky S-61R is a twin-engine helicopter used in transport or search and rescue roles.
The Sikorsky S-70 is an American medium transport/utility helicopter family manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft.
The Sikorsky S-92 is a four-bladed twin-engine medium-lift helicopter built by Sikorsky Aircraft for the civil and military helicopter market.
The Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King (company designation S-61) is an American twin-engined anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopter designed and built by Sikorsky Aircraft.
The Sikorsky SH-60/MH-60 Seahawk (or Sea Hawk) is a twin turboshaft engine, multi-mission United States Navy helicopter based on the United States Army UH-60 Black Hawk and a member of the Sikorsky S-70 family.
Simon John Charles Le Bon (born 27 October 1958) is an English musician, singer, songwriter and lyricist, best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the band Duran Duran and its offshoot, Arcadia.
The Singapore cable car disaster was a fatal accident on the Singapore Cable Car system that occurred at about 6 p.m. on 29 January 1983, when the derrick of the Eniwetok, a Panamanian-registered oil rig, passed under the aerial ropeway and struck the cable that stretched over the waterway between the Jardine Steps Station and the Sentosa Station.
Situational awareness or situation awareness (SA) is the perception of environmental elements and events with respect to time or space, the comprehension of their meaning, and the projection of their status after some variable has changed, such as time, or some other variable, such as a predetermined event.
The Skrunda class is a class of SWATH patrol vessels used by the Latvian Navy.
Sky Watch, also known as Sky Watch Civil Air Patrol (SWCAP), is a volunteer civil aviation organisation founded in 2000 in the United Kingdom in Yorkshire.
Sligo (—) is a coastal seaport and the county town of County Sligo, Ireland, within the western province of Connacht.
Slovenian Air Force and Air Defence is a part of the Slovenian Armed Forces.
Special Malaysia Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (''Jawi'': ڤاسوكن منچاري دان مڽلامت خاص مليسيا) or internationally known as SMART, is a disaster relief and rescue task force established under the National Security Council based on the approval of the Cabinet on May 18, 1994.
A snake-arm robot is a slender hyper-redundant manipulator.
A snakebot, also known as snake robot, is a biomorphic hyper-redundant robot that resembles a biological snake.
Snorkeling (British and Commonwealth English spelling: snorkelling) is the practice of swimming on or through a body of water while equipped with a diving mask, a shaped breathing tube called a snorkel, and usually swimfins.
Snowy Hydro SouthCare was a rescue and aeromedical helicopter service based in Canberra, Australia from 1998 to 2017.
Sola Air Station (Norwegian: Sola flystasjon) in Sola municipality in Norway is operated by the Royal Norwegian Air Force.
The Somali Navy (Ciidamada Badda Soomaaliyeed, القوات البحرية الصومالية.) is the naval warfare service branch of the Somali Armed Forces.
A sonobuoy (a portmanteau of sonar and buoy) is a relatively small buoy (typically, in diameter and long) expendable sonar system that is dropped/ejected from aircraft or ships conducting anti-submarine warfare or underwater acoustic research.
SOS Méditerranée is a Franco-German founded organisation whose goal to aid immigrants from Africa who attempt to cross the Mediterranean Sea, often in dangerous make-shift vessels, in search and rescue operations.
Soteria Search and Rescue was a UK-based consortium which, from February 2010 to February 2011, was the preferred bidder for the contract to run all UK civilian search and rescue helicopter services from 2012 onwards.
The South African Air Force (SAAF) is the air force of South Africa, with headquarters in Pretoria.
South African Airways Flight 295 was a commercial flight from Taiwan to South Africa.
The South Australia Police (SAPOL) is the police force of the Australian state of South Australia.
The South Carolina State Guard (SCSG) is the designated state defense force for the state of South Carolina.
The South Carolina Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of South Carolina.
The South Island (Māori: Te Waipounamu) is the larger of the two major islands of New Zealand, the other being the smaller but more populous North Island.
Southport Offshore Rescue Trust (SORT) is the registered charity that runs the Southport Independent Lifeboat, a marine and land based search and rescue organisation on the Sefton coastline.
A space blanket (depending on the function, also known as a Mylar blanket, emergency blanket, first aid blanket, safety blanket, thermal blanket, weather blanket, heat sheet, or commonly referred to as shock blankets) is an especially low-weight, low-bulk blanket made of heat-reflective thin plastic sheeting.
On January 28, 1986, the NASA shuttle orbiter mission STS-51-L and the tenth flight of (OV-99) broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, killing all seven crew members, which consisted of five NASA astronauts and two payload specialists.
The Spanish Air Force (SPAF) (Ejército del Aire; literally, "Army of the Air") is the aerial branch of the Spanish Armed Forces.
The Special Actions Unit (Jawi: اونيت تيندق خاص) commonly known as UTK, is an urban area counter-terrorism, hostage rescue and special operations police unit of the Royal Malaysia Police (RMP).
The United States Army Special Forces, colloquially known as the Green Berets due to their distinctive service headgear, are a special operations force tasked with five primary missions: unconventional warfare (the original and most important mission of Special Forces), foreign internal defense, special reconnaissance, direct action, and counter-terrorism.
The is the elite search and rescue unit of the Japan Coast Guard.
The Special Reserve Force is a division with in the Namibian Police Force.
The Special Service Medal (Médaille du service spécial) is a service medal awarded to members of the Canadian Forces.
The Special Service Wing (SSW), codename the SS Wing, or previously known as 312th Special Service Wing or Maroon berets, is a special operations aerospace unit of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF).
The Special Task And Rescue (Pasukan Tindakan Khas dan Penyelamat APMM – PTK APMM, Jawi:ڤاسوكن تيندقن خاص دان ڤڽلامت ماريتيم) or STAR is an elite counter-terrorism and special forces unit of the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) established to protect the local maritime assets of Malaysia.
Until July 2012 the Specialist Response and Security Team (SRS) was a Police Tactical Group of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) having responsibility for tactical and specialist operations within the Australian Capital Territory.
Specialist Response Group (SRG) is a highly trained police unit of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) consisting of a range of teams capable of deploying at short notice in order to undertake a variety of specialist policing tasks.
Spire Global, Inc. is an American private company specializing in data gathered from a network of small satellites.
The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) (Śrī Laṃkā guwan hamudāva; Ilaṅkai vimāṉappaṭai) is the air arm and the youngest of the Sri Lanka Armed Forces.
The Sri Lanka Air Force Regiment is a specialized ground combat corps within the Sri Lanka Air Force, responsible for capturing and defending airfields and associated installations.
The Sri Lankan Coast Guard (Śrī Laṃkā veralārakshaka depārtamēntuwa; இலங்கை கடலோர பாதுகாப்பு) is a Sri Lankan non-ministerial government department tasked with coast guard duties within the territorial waters of Sri Lanka.
SRR can stand for.
SS Chelyuskin (p) was a Soviet steamship reinforced to navigate through polar ice that became ice-bound in Arctic waters during navigation along the Northern Maritime Route from Murmansk to Vladivostok.
SS Governor Cobb was an American coastal passenger steamboat built in 1906.
St John Ambulance Australia Victoria (St John Victoria) is a self-funding, non-profit charitable organisation providing first aid training, patient transport and event health services and youth programs in Victoria.
Stabilization is a process to help prevent shock in sick or injured people.
The hammerhead turn, stall turn, or Fieseler is an aerobatics turn-around maneuver.
State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (Державна Прикордонна Служба України, Derzhavna Prykordonna Sluzhba Ukrayiny; abbr. ДПСУ, DPSU) or SBGS is the border guard of Ukraine.
The State Emergency Service (Державна служба України з надзвичайних ситуацій); until 24 December 2012 the Ministry of Emergencies of Ukraine (Міністерство надзвичайних ситуацій України), is the main body in the system of central bodies of the executive power that provides realization of a state policy in the sphere of a civil defence, rescue, creation and functioning of the system of insurance fund documentation, utilization of radioactive wastes, protection of population and territory from any emergency situations, preventing such situations and reaction to them, liquidation of their results and the results of the Chernobyl catastrophe.
The State Maritime Administration of Azerbaijan Republic (Azərbaycan Respublikasının Dövlət Dəniz Administrasiyası) is a governmental agency within the Cabinet of Azerbaijan in charge of regulating activities in the maritime sector of Azerbaijan Republic.
The State Protection Group (SPG) is part of the Specialist Operations division of the New South Wales Police Force, having been established in 1991 on NSW Police official site to deal with extraordinary policing responses.
Station Group Banak (Stasjonsgruppe Banak), formerly Banak Air Station (Banak flystasjon), is a military airbase located at Banak, just north of Lakselv in Porsanger, Norway.
Stavanger Airport, Sola (Stavanger lufthavn, Sola) is an international airport located serving Stavanger, a city and municipality in Rogaland county, Norway.
Stavanger Heliport, University Hospital (Stavanger helikopterplass, Universitetssykehuset) is a heliport situated on the premises of Stavanger University Hospital in the Våland neighborhood of Stavanger, Norway.
Stefan Kutzsche (born 15 April 1954 in Frankfurt am Main) is a Norwegian pediatrician and currently Director of the Centre for Education at the International Medical University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Stefano Cagna (Ormea, December 25, 1901 - August 1, 1940) was an Italian aviator, a Brigadier General of the Italian Royal Air Force, he fought in World War II and was decorated with the gold medal for valour in memory.
Sterkh was a Russian satellite-based search and rescue system, which formed part of the International Search and Rescue Satellite-Aided System (COSPAS-SARSAT).
On 11 May 2004, the ICL Plastics factory (commonly referred to as Stockline Plastics factory), in the Woodside district of Glasgow in western Scotland, exploded.
The Storm Search and Rescue Tactical Vehicle (SRTV) is an all-terrain light military vehicle developed by the United States.
A stretcher, litter, or pram is an apparatus used for moving patients who require medical care.
The Order of Battle of the Belgian Armed Forces at the end of the Cold War in 1989 is given below.
At the end of the Cold War in 1989 the British Armed Forces structure was as follows.
The following article depicts the structure of the Danish Armed Forces in 1989 by service branch.
The article provides an overview of the entire chain of command and organization of the Hellenic Air Force as of 2018 and includes all currently active units.
At the end of the Cold War in 1989 the Royal Air Force structure was as follows.
The article provides an overview of the entire chain of command and organization of the Spanish Air Force as of 2018 and includes all currently active units.
The structure of the United States Air Force refers to the unit designators and organizational hierarchy of the United States Air Force, which starts at the most senior commands.
The structure of the United States Navy consists of four main bodies: the Office of the Secretary of the Navy, the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, the operating forces (described below), and the Shore Establishment.
The Sturmabteilung (SA), literally Storm Detachment, functioned as the original paramilitary wing of the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
Sub Command, subtitled Akula Seawolf 688(I) is a submarine simulator computer game designed by Sonalysts Combat Simulations and published for Windows systems by Strategy First in 2001.
There are three major types of submarines in the United States Navy: ballistic missile submarines, attack submarines, and cruise missile submarines.
The Portuguese Air Force (PoAF) has operated Sud Aviation Alouette III light utility helicopters since 1963.
The Suffolk County Police Department (SCPD) provides police services to 5 of the 10 Towns in Suffolk County, New York.
The Sukhoi Su-33 (Сухой Су-33; NATO reporting name: Flanker-D) is an all-weather carrier-based twin-engine air superiority fighter designed by Sukhoi and manufactured by Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Production Association, derived from the Su-27 and initially known as the Su-27K.
Summerside Airport is located north-northwest of Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
The Sunward STB is a Chinese amphibious ultralight trike, designed and produced by Sunward Tech (Hunan Sunward Science & Technologies Company Limited) of Zhuzhou.
Supernova is a 2000 Swiss-American science fiction horror film written by David C. Wilson, William Malone and Daniel Chuba and directed by Walter Hill, credited as "Thomas Lee." "Thomas Lee" was chosen as a directorial pseudonym for release, as the name Alan Smithee had become too well known as a badge of a film being disowned by its makers.
The Albanian Support Command (Komanda Mbështetëse, KM) is a supporting command of the Albanian Armed Forces, which has as its primary mission the support of the Armed Forces in the areas of procurement and supply, maintenance, transport, inventory, medical supply, and supporting civil-military cooperation for these issues.
The Suriname Air Force or Surinam Air Force (SAF) in Dutch called the Surinaamse Luchtmacht (LUMA) is the air component of the National Army of Suriname (Surinaams Nationaal Leger - SNL).
After the creation of the Statute of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Royal Netherlands Army was entrusted with the defence of Suriname, while the defence of the Netherlands Antilles was the responsibility of the Royal Netherlands Navy.
Surrey Search and Rescue is a non-profit Lowland search and rescue team based in Surrey, United Kingdom that provides Search and Rescue capabilities to the Surrey Police.
Survival radios are carried by ships and aircraft to facilitate rescue in an emergency.
Survive This is a Canadian reality television show in which eight teenagers with limited survival skills training are taken into a forest and confronted with a number of survival challenges to test their skills and perseverance.
Sutphen is an emergency services vehicle manufacturer and marketer based in Amlin, Ohio.
Svalbard (prior to 1925 known by its Dutch name Spitsbergen, still the name of its largest island) is a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
The Swedish Sea Rescue Society (SSRS) (in Swedish: Svenska Sällskapet för Räddning af Skeppsbrutne) is a Swedish voluntary organisation that works with maritime search and rescue on Swedish lakes and seas.
In the Swiss Air Force an aircraft usually isn't deployed permanently to a given Squadron, which is especially true of the squadrons who are not permanently in service.
The Swiss Armed Forces (German: Schweizer Armee, French: Armée suisse, Italian: Esercito svizzero, Romanisch: Armada svizra) operates on land, in the air, and in international waters.
Swissair Flight 111 (IATA: SR111, ICAO: SWR111) was a scheduled international passenger flight from New York City, United States, to Geneva, Switzerland.
The Syrian Air Force, officially the Syrian Arab Air Force (القوات الجوية العربية السورية, Al Quwwat al-Jawwiyah al Arabiya as-Souriya), is the air force branch of the Syrian Armed Forces.
The Tactical Robotics Cormorant, formerly AirMule or Mule, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) codename Pereira (shapiyriyt)(Dragonfly), is an unmanned flying car UAS designed by Rafi Yoeli and built by Tactical Robotics LTD., a subsidiary of Urban Aeronautics LTD. in Yavne, Israel.
Tallinn Airport (Tallinna lennujaam) or Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport (Lennart Meri Tallinna lennujaam) is the largest airport in Estonia and serves as a hub for the national airline Nordica, as well as the secondary hub for AirBaltic and LOT Polish Airlines.
The Tampa Fire Rescue Department is the agency that provides fire protection and emergency medical services within the city of Tampa, Florida.
The Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) is the government body that regulates air services and airport services, and provides air navigation services, in Tanzania.
The TaskForceMajella (TFM) is an industry-funded geoscientific research project conducted between the years 1998 and 2005.
Team Apache is an attack helicopter flight simulator developed by Simis and published by Mindscape Group.
The Bundesanstalt Technisches Hilfswerk (THW, Federal Agency for Technical Relief) is a civil protection organisation controlled by the German federal government.
Teddington Lifeboat Station is a lifeboat station in Teddington, in west London, on the River Thames.
TeLEOS-1 is Singapore's first commercial earth observation satellite which was launched on a PSLV-C29 vehicle of ISRO from SDSC (Satish Dhawan Space Center) at Sriharikota on December 16, 2015 along with other five satellites developed in Singapore.
The Tennessee Wing Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Tennessee.
Terma A/S is a Danish defense and aerospace manufacturer for both civilian and military applications, and is owned by the Danish company Thrige Holding A/S.
The Territory Response Group (TRG) is the Police Tactical Group of the Northern Territory Police.
Terrorism in Uzbekistan is more prevalent than in any other Central Asian state.
Terry Allvord is an American sports industry executive.
Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX, pronounced "teeks") is a state agency that offers training programs and technical assistance to public safety workers, both in Texas and around the world.
Texas EquuSearch (TES) is a search and rescue organization dedicated to searching for missing persons.
The Texas Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (TXWG) is the highest echelon of Civil Air Patrol in the state of Texas.
The Amazing Race 11 (also known as The Amazing Race: All-Stars) is the 11th installment of the US reality television show The Amazing Race.
The Emergency (Ré na Práinne / An Éigeandáil) was the state of emergency which existed in the state of Ireland during the Second World War.
The Hump was the name given by Allied pilots in the Second World War to the eastern end of the Himalayan Mountains over which they flew military transport aircraft from India to China to resupply the Chinese war effort of Chiang Kai-shek and the units of the United States Army Air Forces (AAF) based in China.
The Salvation Army is a Protestant Christian church and an international charitable organisation structured in a quasi-military fashion.
The Trial of Billy Jack is a 1974 film starring Delores Taylor and Tom Laughlin.
A thermographic camera (also called an infrared camera or thermal imaging camera) is a device that forms an image using infrared radiation, similar to a common camera that forms an image using visible light.
Thunder Over the Boardwalk (also known as the Atlantic City Airshow) is an annual airshow held over the Atlantic City boardwalk every summer.
Tim Jones (May 30, 1956 – January 19, 2014) was an Advanced Life Support Paramedic and Search and Rescue Technician, he was also a prominent media spokesperson and team leader for North Shore Rescue in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
This is a timeline of the War in Donbass, from 1 April 2015 to 30 June 2015.
The was a rapid reaction force of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department (TMPD) in the pre-World War II era.
The Tonga Defence Services aviation is the air force and air defence of Kingdom of Tonga.
Tornado Chasers is an American documentary series that premiered on September 19, 2012 on TVNweather.com.
The Torpedo Bay Navy Museum is the official museum of the Royal New Zealand Navy.
Trakr (c.1994 - April 2009) was a German Shepherd police dog who along with his handler, Canadian police officer James Symington, discovered the last survivor of the September 11 attacks at the World Trade Center in New York City in 2001.
Transformers: Age of Extinction is a 2014 American science fiction action film based on the Transformers franchise.
Transformers: Dark of the Moon is a 2011 American 3D science fiction action film directed by Michael Bay and based on the ''Transformers'' toy line created by Hasbro.
Transformers: Generation 1 (also known as Generation One or G1) is a children's toy line that ran from 1984 to 1992 and was produced by Hasbro.
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Transformers: The Game is the name of multiple versions of a video game based on the 2007 live action film Transformers, all of which were released in North America in June 2007.
The Faroe Islands is served by an internal transport system based on roads, ferries, and helicopters.
Traverse City is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Travis County STAR Flight (Stylized STARFlight) is the emergency helicopter service of Travis County, Texas.
The Trent-class lifeboat is an all-weather lifeboat operated by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) from 30 stations around the coasts of Great Britain and Ireland to provide coverage up to out to sea.
The Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF) is the military organization responsible for the defence of the twin island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
Trinity Chain Pier, originally called Trinity Pier of Suspension, was built in Trinity, Edinburgh, Scotland in 1821.
Troll Airfield is an airstrip located from the research station Troll in Princess Martha Coast in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica.
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Tromsø Satellite Station (Tromsø Satellittstasjon, TSS), until 1988 known as Tromsø Telemetry Station (Tromsø telemetristasjon), is a satellite earth station located in Tromsø, Norway.
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Severe Tropical Storm Fern was a damaging storm that struck Yap in the 1996 Pacific typhoon season.
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The is a class of PLH type patrol vessels of the Japan Coast Guard (JCG; former Maritime Safety Agency, MSA).
The Tunisian Air Force (El Quwat ej-Jawiya et'Tunsia) is one of the branches of the Tunisian Armed Forces.
Typhoon Maemi, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Pogi, was the most powerful typhoon to strike South Korea since record-keeping began in the country in 1904.
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The response of the U.S. government to the September 11 attacks sparked investigations into the motivations and execution of the attacks, as well as the ongoing War on Terrorism in Afghanistan The response included funds for affected families, plans for the War on Terrorism, rebuilding of Lower-East Manhattan, and the invasion and investigation of Iraq and Afghanistan.
The U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps have a well-defined set of principles that govern the designations given to their aircraft squadrons.
As of January 2014, the U.S. military operates a large number of unmanned aerial systems (UAVs or Unmanned Air Vehicles): 7,362 RQ-11 Ravens; 990 AeroVironment Wasp IIIs; 1,137 AeroVironment RQ-20 Pumas; and 306 RQ-16 T-Hawk small UAS systems and 246 Predators and MQ-1C Grey Eagles; 126 MQ-9 Reapers; 491 RQ-7 Shadows; and 33 RQ-4 Global Hawk large systems.
The Ukrainian Air Force (Повітряні Сили України, Povitryani Syly Ukrayiny) is a part of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Ultimate Airport Dubai is a documentary television series which airs on international versions of the National Geographic Channel in more than 170 territories, and available in 45 languages.
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In United States military doctrine, unconventional warfare (abbreviated UW) is one of the core activities of irregular warfare.
Unit 326 was an Albanian special forces group.
The PJSC United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) is a Russian aerospace and defense corporation.
The United Arab Emirates Air Force (UAEAF) is the air force of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Air Force Combat Diver Course—administratively known as the 350th Battlefield Airmen Training Squadron, Det 2—is held at the Navy Diving Salvage and Training Center, Naval Support Activity Panama City and trains Pararescuemen, Combat Rescue Officers, Combat Controllers, and Special Tactics Officers to conduct and participate in special operations diving missions.
At the end of the Cold War elements of the United States Air Force in Europe consisted of the following units, which in case of war with the Warsaw Pact would have been assigned to NATO.
As the United States' inland search and rescue (SAR) coordinator, the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC) serves as the single agency responsible for coordinating on-land federal SAR activities in the United States, including Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.
The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is a U.S. federal agency under the Department of Defense and a major Army command made up of some 37,000 civilian and military personnel, making it one of the world's largest public engineering, design, and construction management agencies.
United States civil defense refers to the use of civil defense in the history of the United States, which is the organized non-military effort to prepare Americans for military attack.
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services.
The Coast Guard Judge Advocate General oversees the delivery of legal services to the United States Coast Guard, through the Office of the Judge Advocate General in Washington, the Legal Service Command, offices in the Atlantic and Pacific Areas, nine Coast Guard Districts, the Coast Guard Academy, three training centers, and a number of other activities and commands.
A United States Department of Defense aerospace vehicle designation is determined by a detailed protocol which identifies all aircraft, helicopters, rockets, missiles, spacecraft, and other aerial vehicles in military use by the United States Armed Forces.
United States Marine Corps Aviation is the air component of the United States Marine Corps.
The United States Merchant Marine refers to either United States civilian mariners, or to U.S. civilian and federally owned merchant vessels.
The United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps (USNSCC or NSCC) is a congressionally-chartered, U.S. Navy-based organization that serves to teach individuals about the sea-going military services, U.S. naval operations and training, community service, citizenship, and an understanding of discipline and teamwork.
The United States Naval Special Warfare Command (NAVSPECWARCOM), also known as NSWC, is the Naval component of United States Special Operations Command, the unified command responsible for overseeing and conducting the nation's special operations and missions.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
The names of commissioned ships of the United States Navy all start with USS, for "United States Ship".
Universal Helicopters is a commercial helicopter company located in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
An unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) is a vehicle that operates while in contact with the ground and without an onboard human presence.
The Urban Aeronautics X-Hawk is a design for a flying car which is being developed by Rafi Yoeli in Yavne, Israel.
Urban Search and Rescue (USAR, also known as Urban SAR - or US&R in the United States) involves the location, extrication, and initial medical stabilization of victims trapped in structural collapse due to natural disasters, mines and collapsed trenches.
Urban Search and Rescue Florida Task Force 1 (FL-TF1) is a FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Task Force based in Miami-Dade County, Florida and sponsored by the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department.
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The Uruguayan Air Force (Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya, abbreviated FAU) is one of the three main branches of the Armed Forces of Uruguay under the Uruguayan Ministry of Defense.
The USCGC Acacia (WLB 406) was second to the last of a fleet of 39 similar 180-foot seagoing buoy tenders completed during World War II.
USCGC Assateague (WPB-1337) was an Island-class cutter of the United States Coast Guard.
USCGC Bramble (WLB-392) is one of the 39 original seagoing buoy tenders built between 1942-1944 for the United States Coast Guard.
USCGC Campbell (WMEC-909) is a United States Coast Guard medium endurance cutter based at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine.
USCGC Cape Cross was a type "C" constructed at the Coast Guard Yard at Curtis Bay, Maryland in 1958 for use as a law enforcement and search and rescue patrol boat.
USCGC Cape Darby was a type "C" constructed at the Coast Guard Yard at Curtis Bay, Maryland in 1958 for use as a law enforcement and search and rescue patrol boat.
USCGC Cape Fox (WPB-95316) was a Type B of the United States Coast Guard.
USCGC Cape Henlopen was a type "C" constructed at the Coast Guard Yard at Curtis Bay, Maryland in 1958 for use as a law enforcement and search and rescue patrol boat.
USCGC Cape Horn was a type "C" constructed at the Coast Guard Yard at Curtis Bay, Maryland in 1958 for use as a law enforcement and search and rescue patrol boat.
USCGC Cape Shoalwater was a type "C" constructed at the Coast Guard Yard at Curtis Bay, Maryland in 1958 for use as a law enforcement and search and rescue patrol boat.
USCGC Cape Small was United States Coast Guard steel-hulled patrol boat of the 95-Foot or Cape class.
USCGC Chincoteague (WPB-1320) is an Island-class cutter of the United States Coast Guard.
USCGC Cobb (WPG-181) was a United States Coast Guard cutter commissioned during World War II.
The USCGC Conifer (WLB 301) was a 180 foot (55 m) seagoing buoy tender.
USCGC Dallas (WHEC-716) was a United States Coast Guard high endurance cutter commissioned in 1967 at the Avondale Shipyard in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The USCGC Dauntless (WMEC-624) is a United States Coast Guard cutter, commissioned in 1968 and still on active duty.
USCGC Drummond (WPB-1323) is an of the United States Coast Guard.
The USCGC Duane (WPG-33/WAGC-6/WHEC-33) (earlier known as the USCGC William J. Duane) was a cutter in the United States Coast Guard.
The USCGC Escanaba (WPG-77) was a "A" type United States Coast Guard cutter stationed on the Great Lakes from her commissioning in 1932 until the start of U.S. military involvement in World War II in 1941.
USCGC Forrest Rednour (WPC-1129) is the 29th cutter built for the United States Coast Guard.
USCGC Healy (WAGB-20) is the United States' largest and most technologically advanced icebreaker as well as the US Coast Guard's largest vessel.
USCGC Henry Blake (WLM-563) is a United States Coast Guard based out of Naval Station Everett in Everett, WA.
The USCGC Hickory (WLB-212) is a United States Coast Guard seagoing buoy tender home-ported in Homer, Alaska.
USCGC Isaac Mayo is a homeported in Key West, Florida.
USCGC Joseph Gerczak (WPC-1126) is the 26th cutter built for the United States Coast Guard.
USCGC Joseph Napier is a homeported in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
USCGC Joshua Appleby (WLM-556) is a United States Coast Guard ''Keeper''-class cutter based out of St.
USCGC Laurel WAGL/WLB-291, a Cactus- or A-class United States Coast Guard seagoing buoy tender was built by Zenith Dredge of Duluth, Minnesota.
USCGC Liberty (WPB-1334) is an Island-class cutter of the United States Coast Guard.
USCGC Mobile Bay (WTGB-103) is an active Icebreaking Tug under the direction of the United States Coast Guard.
USCGC Mohawk (WMEC-913) is a 270' United States Coast Guard Famous-class medium endurance cutter.
USCGC Monomoy (WPB-1326) is a United States Coast Guard patrol cutter.
The United States Coast Guard cutter Morgenthau (WHEC 722), was the eighth of twelve 378-foot dual-powered turbine/diesel high endurance cutters (WHECs) built by Avondale Shipyards in New Orleans, Louisiana.
USCGC Douglas Munro (WHEC-724) is a High Endurance Cutter of the United States Coast Guard, named for Signalman First Class Douglas A. Munro (1919–1942), the only Coast Guardsman to be awarded the Medal of Honor.
USCGC Northland (WMEC-904) is a United States Coast Guard medium endurance cutter.
USCGC Papaw (WLB-308) was a sea-going buoy tender whose design is based on the pre-World War II United States Lighthouse Service Tenders.
USCGC Point Hannon (WPB-82355) was an Point class cutter constructed in 1967 for use as a law enforcement and search and rescue patrol boat.
USCGC Polar Sea (WAGB-11) is a United States Coast Guard Heavy Icebreaker.
USCGC Polar Star (WAGB-10) is a United States Coast Guard heavy icebreaker.
USCGC Richard Snyder (WPC-1127) is the 27th cutter built for the United States Coast Guard.
USCGC Robert Yered (WPC-1104) is a cutter based in Miami, Florida.
USCGC Rollin A. Fritch is the US Coast Guard's 19th, and the first to be homeported outside of the Caribbean.
USCGC Sea Otter (WPB-87362) is the 61st cutter in the United States Coast Guard's successful.
USCGC Seneca (WMEC-906) is a United States Coast Guard medium endurance cutter.
USCGC Smilax (WAGL/WLIC-315) is a United States Coast Guard Cosmos-class inland construction tender, commissioned in 1944.
USCGC Tallapoosa (WPG-52) was a United States Coast Guard cutter of the Tallapoosa-class and was designed to replace the revenue cutter.
USCGC Taney (WPG/WAGC/WHEC-37) is a United States Coast Guard High Endurance Cutter, notable as the last warship floating that fought in the attack on Pearl Harbor, although Taney was moored in nearby Honolulu Harbor not Pearl Harbor itself (a non-combatant vessel at Pearl Harbor, the US Navy tug, also remains afloat).
USCGC Washington (WPB-1337) is an cutter of the United States Coast Guard.
USCGC William Flores (WPC-1103) is a cutter homeported in Coast Guard District 7, Miami, Florida.
USCGC Woodrush (WLB-407) was a buoy tender that performed general aids-to-navigation (ATON), search and rescue (SAR), and icebreaking duties for the United States Coast Guard (USCG) from 1944 to 2001 from home ports of Duluth, Minnesota and Sitka, Alaska.
USNS Trenton (T-EPF-5), (formerly JHSV-5), (ex-Resolute) is a. Spearhead-class ships are used to support overseas operations, conduct humanitarian aid and disaster relief, and support special operations forces.
The second USS Absecon (AVP-23) was a United States Navy ''Barnegat''-class seaplane tender in commission from 1943 to 1947, converted during construction to serve as a catapult training ship during World War II.
USS Agerholm (DD-826) was a of the United States Navy.
USS America (CVA/CV-66) was one of three supercarriers built for the United States Navy in the 1960s.
USS Apache (AT-67/ATF-67) was a, later fleet ocean tug, in commission in the United States Navy from 1942 to 1946 and from 1951 to 1974.
USS Austin (DE-15), was an of the United States Navy during World War II.
USS Bangor (PF-16) was a United States Navy in commission from 1944 to 1946.
The second USS Barataria (AVP-33) was a United States Navy ''Barnegat''-class seaplane tender in commission from 1944 to 1946.
USS Barricade (ACM-3) was a in the United States Navy during World War II.
USS Basilone (DD/DDE-824) was a of the United States Navy, named for Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone (1916–1945), who was awarded the Medal of Honor for "extraordinary heroism and conspicuous gallantry in action...." in the defense of Henderson Field during the 1942 Guadalcanal campaign.
USS Benner (DD/DDR-807) was a of the United States Navy, named for Marine Second Lieutenant Stanley G. Benner (1916–1942), who was killed during the Battle of Guadalcanal.
USS Bering Strait (AVP-34) was a United States Navy small seaplane tender in commission from 1944 to 1946. She tended seaplanes during World War II in the Pacific in combat areas and earned three battle stars by war's end. After her U.S. Navy career ended, the ship served in the United States Coast Guard as the cutter USCGC Bering Strait (WAVP-382), later WHEC-382, from 1948 to 1971, seeing service in the Vietnam War. The Coast Guard decommissioned her at the beginning of 1971, and she was transferred to South Vietnam and served in the Republic of Vietnam Navy as the frigate RVNS Trần Quang Khải (HQ-02) until South Vietnams collapse at the end of the Vietnam War in April 1975. She fled to the Philippines, where she was incorporated into the Philippine Navy, in which she served from 1980 to 1985 as the frigate BRP Diego Silang (PF-9) and as BRP Diego Silang (PF-14) from 1987 to 1990.
USS Berkeley (DDG-15) was a guided missile destroyer in the United States Navy.
USS Biscayne (AVP-11), later AGC-18, was a United States Navy ''Barnegat''-class seaplane tender in commission as a seaplane tender from 1941 to 1943 and as an amphibious force flagship from 1943 to 1946.
USS Brinkley Bass (DD-887) was a of the United States Navy.
USS Brough (DE-148) was an ''Edsall'' class destroyer escort, the first United States Navy ship so named.
USS Carpenter (DD/DDK/DDE-825) was a of the United States Navy, named for Lieutenant Commander Donald M. Carpenter (1894–1940).
The third USS Casco (AVP-12) was a United States Navy ''Barnegat''-class small seaplane tender in commission from 1941 to 1947.
USS Castle Rock (AVP-35) was a United States Navy ''Barnegat''-class small seaplane tender in commission from 1944 to 1946 which saw service in the late months of World War II. After the war, she was in commission in the United States Coast Guard as the Coast Guard cutter USCGC Castle Rock (WAVP-383), later WHEC-383, from 1948 to 1971, seeing service in the Vietnam War during her Coast Guard career. Transferred to South Vietnam in 1971, she served in the Republic of Vietnam Navy as the frigate RVNS Trần Bình Trọng (HQ-05) and fought in the Battle of the Paracel Islands in 1974. When South Vietnam collapsed at the end of the Vietnam War in 1975, Trần Bình Trọng fled to the Philippines, where she served in the Philippine Navy from 1979 to 1985 as the frigate RPS (later BRP) Francisco Dagohoy (PF-10).
USS Chincoteague (AVP-24) was a United States Navy seaplane tender in commission from 1943 to 1946 that saw service in the Pacific during World War II. After the war, she was in commission in the United States Coast Guard as the cutter USCGC Chincoteague (WAVP-375), later WHEC-375, from 1949 to 1972. She was transferred to South Vietnam in 1972 and was commissioned into service with the Republic of Vietnam Navy as the frigate RVNS Lý Thường Kiệt (HQ-16), seeing combat in the Battle of the Paracel Islands in 1974. When South Vietnam collapsed at the conclusion of the Vietnam War in 1975, she fled to the Philippines, where she was commissioned into the Philippine Navy, serving as the frigate RPS (later BRP) Andrés Bonifacio (PF-7) from 1976 to 1985.
USS Chivo (SS-341), a submarine, was a ship of the United States Navy named for the "chivo"" or big-scaled goatfish Pseudopenaeus grandisquamis, a fish inhabiting the Pacific Ocean between Panama and Mexico.
USS Cook Inlet (AVP-36) was a United States Navy ''Barnegat''-class small seaplane tender in commission from 1944 to 1946.
USS Coos Bay (AVP-25) was a United States Navy ''Barnegat''-class small seaplane tender in commission from 1943 to 1946 that saw service during the latter half of World War II.
USS Dearborn (PF-33), a, is so far the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for Dearborn, Michigan.
USS Duncan (DD-874) was a of the United States Navy, the third named for Captain Silas Duncan USN (1788–1834).
USS Erie (PG-50) was the lead ship in a class of two United States Navy patrol gunboats.
USS Fiske (DD/DDR-842) was a of the United States Navy, the second Navy ship named for Rear Admiral Bradley A. Fiske (1854–1942), inventor of the Stadimeter and the aerial torpedo.
Early on 17 June 2017, the United States Navy destroyer collided with, a Philippine-flagged container ship, about southwest of Tokyo, Japan; southeast of the city of Shimoda on the Japanese mainland (Honshu).
USS Flagstaff (PGH-1) was the only Flagstaff-class patrol gunboat (hydrofoil) and was acquired by the United States Navy because of her relatively low cost and very high speed.
USS Floyd B. Parks (DD-884), named for Major Floyd B. Parks USMC (1911–1942), was a laid down by the Consolidated Steel Corporation at Orange, Texas on 30 October 1944, launched on 31 March 1945 by Mrs.
USS Fort McHenry (LSD-43) is a ''Whidbey Island''-class dock landing ship of the United States Navy.
The second USS Gallup (PF-47), a in commission from 1944 to 1945 and from 1950 to 1951, was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for Gallup, New Mexico.
USS George Washington (CVN-73) is a United States Navy nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the sixth carrier in the and the fourth US Navy ship named after George Washington, the first president of the United States.
USS Greenwich Bay (AVP-41), was a United States Navy ''Barnegat''-class small seaplane tender in commission from 1945 to 1966.
USS Gregory (DD-802) was a ''Fletcher''-class destroyer of the United States Navy, the second Navy ship named for Rear Admiral Francis H. Gregory (1780–1866), who served from the War of 1812 to the Civil War.
USS Half Moon (AVP-26) was a seaplane tender that in commission in the United States Navy from 1943 to 1946 that saw service in the latter half of World War II. After the war, she was in commission in the United States Coast Guard as the cutter USCGC Half Moon (WAVP-378), later WHEC-378, from 1948 to 1969, seeing service in the Vietnam War during her Coast Guard career.
USS Hanson (DD/DDR-832) was a of the United States Navy, named for First Lieutenant Robert M. Hanson, United States Marine Corps of Marine Fighting Squadron Two Fifteen, a quintuple ace who was awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously.
The second USS Henry W. Tucker (DD-875) was a of the United States Navy.
USS Hoel (DDG-13), named for Lieutenant Commander William R. Hoel USN (1824–1879), was a guided missile destroyer.
USS Humboldt (AVP-21) was a United States Navy ''Barnegat''-class small seaplane tender in commission from 1941 to 1947 that served in the Atlantic during World War II.
USS Jacana (AMS/MSC-193) was a acquired by the United States Navy for clearing coastal minefields.
USS John R. Craig (DD-885) was a. She was named for Lieutenant Commander John R. Craig, USN (1906–1943), commanding officer of killed in action when the submarine was sunk by enemy Japanese destroyers in the Blackett Strait on 5 March 1943 and posthumously awarded the Navy Cross.
USS King (DL-10/DLG-10/DDG-41) was a guided missile destroyer in the United States Navy.
USS Leary (DD/DDR-879) (radio call sign: "Home Run"), one of the longest-lasting s, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for Lieutenant Clarence F. Leary USNRF (1894–1918), who lost his life in the line of duty.
USS Long Beach (CLGN-160/CGN-160/CGN-9) was a nuclear-powered guided missile cruiser in the United States Navy and the world's first nuclear-powered surface combatant. She was the third Navy ship named after the city of Long Beach, California. She was the sole member of the Long Beach-class, and the last cruiser built for the United States Navy to a cruiser design; all subsequent cruiser classes were built on scaled-up destroyer hulls or, in the case of the ''Albany''-class, converted from already existing cruisers. Long Beach was laid down 2 December 1957, launched 14 July 1959 and commissioned 9 September 1961 under the command of Eugene Parks Wilkinson, who previously served as the first commanding officer of the world's first nuclear-powered vessel, the submarine. She deployed to Vietnam during the war and served numerous times in the Western Pacific, Indian Ocean and Persian Gulf. By the 1990s, nuclear power was deemed too expensive to use on surface ships smaller than an aircraft carrier, while there were defense budget cutbacks after the end of the Cold War. Long Beach was decommissioned on 1 May 1995 instead of receiving her third nuclear refueling and proposed upgrade. What remained of the hull, after the superstructure had been removed and the ship defueled, was sold for scrap in 2012 at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.
The second USS Mackinac (AVP-13) was a United States Navy small seaplane tender in commission from 1942 to 1947 that saw service during World War II.
USS Matagorda (AVP-22/AG-122) was a United States Navy ''Barnegat''-class seaplane tender in commission from 1941 to 1946 that saw service in World War II.
USS McGinty (DE-365) was a. The ship was named for Sonarman Third Class Franklin Alexander McGinty, who was killed aboard the gunboat on 5 August 1943.
USS Merganser (AMS-26/AMCU-47/MHC-47) was a built for the United States Navy during World War II.
USS Midway (CVB/CVA/CV-41) was an aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, the lead ship of her class.
USS Mobjack (AVP-27/AGP-7) was a motor torpedo boat tender in commission in the United States Navy from 1943 to 1946.
USS Mullinnix (DD-944) was a of the United States Navy.
USS Naifeh (DE-352) was a in the United States Navy.
USS Newman K. Perry (DD-883/DDR-883), a was the only ship of the United States Navy named for Ensign Newman K. Perry, USN (1880–1905), who was killed in a boiler explosion board on 21 July 1905.
USS O'Hare (DD/DDR-889) was a of the United States Navy, named for Lieutenant Commander Edward "Butch" O'Hare, Medal of Honor recipient, who was shot down at Tarawa on 27 November 1943.
USS Obstructor (ACM-7) was a in the United States Navy during World War II.
USS Omaha (CL-4) was the lead ship of the light cruiser of the United States Navy.
USS Orleck (DD-886), was a in service with the United States Navy from 1945 to 1982.
USS Parsons (DD-949/DDG-33) began her career as a ''Forrest Sherman''-class destroyer of the United States Navy.
USS Perkins (DD/DDR-877) was a in the United States Navy.
USS Portland (CL/CA–33), the lead ship of her class of cruiser, was the first ship of the United States Navy named after the city of Portland, Maine.
USS Power (DD-839) was a of the United States Navy, the first Navy ship named for First Lieutenant John V. Power, USMC (1918–1944), who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism in the Battle of Kwajalein.
USS Rainier (AE-5), the second US Navy vessel named after Mount Rainier, was laid down on 14 May 1940 by the Tampa Shipbuilding Co., Tampa, Fla., as Rainbow (MC hull 124); launched 1 March 1941; sponsored by Mrs.
USS Reeves (DLG/CG-24), a United States Navy ship named after Admiral Joseph Mason Reeves (Commander-in-Chief of the US Fleet, 1934–1936), was a built by the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, in Bremerton, Washington.
USS Rendova (CVE-114) was a ''Commencement Bay'' class escort carrier of the United States Navy.
USS Rich (DD-820/DDE-820) was a ''Gearing''-class destroyer in the United States Navy during the Korean War and the Vietnam War.
USS Richard B. Anderson (DD-786) was a ''Gearing''-class destroyer of the United States Navy, named for USMC Private First Class Richard B. Anderson (1921–1944), who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism during the Battle of Kwajalein.
USS Rickwood (SP-597) was a United States Navy patrol vessel in commission from 1917 to 1919.
USS Rockaway (AVP-29), later AG-123, was a United States Navy ''Barnegat''-class seaplane tender in commission from 1943 to 1946.
USS Rogers (DD-876) was a of the United States Navy.
USS San Juan (SSN-751), a, is the third ship of the United States Navy to be named for San Juan, Puerto Rico.
USS San Pablo (AVP-30) was a United States Navy ''Barnegat''-class seaplane tender which was in commission as such from 1943 to 1947 and then served as a commissioned hydrographic survey ship, redesignated AGS-30, from 1948 to 1969.
USS Secret (SP-1063) was a United States Navy patrol vessel in commission from 1917 to 1918.
USS Seven (SP-727) was a United States Navy patrol vessel in commission from 1917 to 1918.
USS Simpson (FFG-56) was an guided missile frigate of the United States Navy, named for Rear Admiral Rodger W. Simpson.
USS Stethem (DDG-63) is an in the United States Navy.
USS Stump (DD-978) was a built by the Ingalls Shipbuilding Division of Litton Industries at Pascagoula, Mississippi.
USS Thomaston (LSD-28) was the lead ship of her class of dock landing ship of the United States Navy.
USS Thrasher (AMS/MSC-203) was a acquired by the US Navy for clearing coastal minefields.
USS Tiru (SS-416), a, was a vessel of the United States Navy named for the tiru, a member of the lizardfish family.
USS Towers (DDG-9) was a ''Charles F. Adams''-class guided missile destroyer of the United States Navy notable for action in the Vietnam War.
USS Unimak (AVP-31) was a United States Navy ''Barnegat''-class small seaplane tender in commission from 1943 to 1946 that saw service in World War II.
USS Vesole (DD-878) was a of the United States Navy.
USS Wachapreague (AGP-8) was a motor torpedo boat tender in commission in the United States Navy from 1944 to 1946, seeing service in the latter part of World War II.