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Cellular search-and-rescue system RCAF’s domestic priority

News | 12/07/2018 9:35 am EST
Canada's current fleet of helicopters is expected to go through upgrades, as the airforce conducts tests for new cellphone locating technology aboard search-and-rescue choppers. /Photo via RCAF.

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) is currently testing radio technology mounted on search-and-rescue aircraft that communicates with mobile phones of lost or missing people in areas without cell coverage.

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