JOINT SEARCH AND RESCUE TRIALS, CANADIAN COAST GUARD AND UNITED STATES COAST GUARD TARGET DETECTION EXPERIMENT, CANSO BANK, 1990: FINAL REPORT

A joint Canadian and United States search and rescue (SAR) target detection experiment took place on the Canso Bank off Nova Scotia in October and November 1990 to obtain search performance information on vessels similar in size and motion characteristics to the CCGS Alert and to obtain search performance information on various Airborne radars. Human factor observations and tests were also conducted during the experiment. The search objects were 4 and 6- person orange and yellow canopied life rafts, life raft canopy lights, search and rescue radar transponders, and 4-person radar- enhanced life rafts. This report provides the results of the experiments.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • c1993
  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Development Centre

    Ottawa,   Canada 

    Canadian Coast Guard

    Ottawa,   Canada 

    Oceans Limited

    65A LeMarchant Road
    St. John's, Newfoundland A1C 2G9,   Canada 
  • Authors:
    • Fitzgerald, R
  • Publication Date: 1993

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 204 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00670594
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 11 2002 12:00AM