-Rescue 21 System Passes 100,000 Search and Rescue Missions : The Coast Guard 'Maritime 911 system' provides invaluable search-and-rescue support to maritime shipping and recreational boaters.
Scottsdale, Ariz. - The U.S. Coast Guard has conducted approximately 100,000 search-and-rescue (SAR) operations since 2006 with support from the Rescue 21 Coastal system built by General Dynamics Mission Systems.
Rescue 21 is the Coast Guard's advanced command, control and direction-finding communications system. The system was created to better locate mariners in distress, save lives and property at sea and on navigable rivers.
By harnessing state-of-the-market technology, the Rescu...