Search And Rescue Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
search and rescue
Term Source: JP 3-50 (Personnel Recovery) ?
1.) The use of aircraft, surface craft, submarines, and specialized rescue teams and equipment to search for and rescue distressed persons on land or at sea in a permissive environment.
- related civil search and rescue
- related search and rescue numerical encryption grid
- related inland search and rescue region
- also called isolated personnel
In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.
Term Classification: operations
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 3-50: Personnel Recovery, updated December 2011 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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