Combat Search & Rescue Radios
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A LIFELINE FOR ISOLATED PERSONNEL
For more than 30 years, General Dynamics’ Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) radios have provided a reliable lifeline to ensure that isolated military personnel can be located with confidence. In a search and rescue operation, time is of the essence, and luck is not a strategy.
HOOK3 Combat Survival Radio
Now Cospas-Sarsat & GPS SAASM Approved, M-Code Upgradeable
Our new HOOK3 Combat Survival Radio (CSR) is significantly smaller, lighter, and has better power efficiency than previous HOOK2 radios. It includes a new auto-activation feature that automatically transmits location data when G-Force or salt water is detected.
Combat Search & Rescue Radio Products
U.S. Air Force Utilizes HOOK3 Radio During Simulated Rescue Mission
Our HOOK3 Combat Survival Radio team recently joined an Air Force Operational Unit Evaluation which included a simulated search and rescue mission to locate a downed NASA crew.
The exercise simulated a launch abort and subsequent splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean, out of range and out of reach of existing planned rescue resources.
Complete Combat Search & Rescue Solution
The General Dynamics HOOK3 CSAR System provides multiple communication paths to support all phases of a combat search and rescue mission. The system is comprised of the HOOK3 radio, the handheld Quickdraw2 Interrogator, and the SATCOM Base Station. Our HOOK3 system delivers field-proven capability, encrypted two-way messaging, GPS positioning data, and turns virtually any aircraft into a CSAR platform simply by plugging the Quickdraw2 into the intercom.