Mission Profile

Search and Rescue

  • Quick and direct on-water assistance
  • STOL takeoff & land capabilities on land and on water
  • Full complement of rescue equipment

Infiltration and Exfiltration

Between to 11-18 troops depending on aircraft configuration.

Time & Cost Savings

Equipment

There are various equipment options for Search, Rescue & Enforcement Missions, which include surveillance sensors, electro-optical infrared (EO/IR) sensor and medevac equipment. Click on the links below to see additional details.

Surveillance Sensors
  • SAR Direction Finder Antenna
  • Weather Radar with search capability
  • Flight crew and two cabin observers (visual) 
  • Side-Looking Airborne Radar (SLAR) with 2 antennae
  • Thermal Imager & LLTV camera in gyrostabilized ball (EO/IR)

SLAR Coverage

Electro-optical Infrared (EO/IR) Sensor
  • Thermal imagery in 3-5 micron spectrum
  • Two-axis stabilization utilizing solid state fiber optic gyroscopes (FOG) to deliver stable images
  • Designed and tested to deliver reliable imaging under adverse weather conditions and at night
  • The gyro-stabilized ball also houses a low light level television camera with zoom lens

Short Range Sensor Coverage

Medevac
  • A special SAR stretcher has been developed specifically for the CL-415 installation
  • The stretchers can be installed in quick removable 3-stretcher stacks on both sides in the forward cabin
  • The stretcher support structure is designed to be quickly installed or removed for easy aircraft configuration conversion

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