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By Max Walmer

He Australian SAS Regiment used to be shaped in July 1957 as 1st SAS corporation. It used to be the 1st ever Australian specified forces unit, and used to be essentially established upon the teachings discovered within the Malayan crusade, which was once then winding down. In 1960 the unit was once transferred into the Royal Australian Regiment, the standard infantry portion of the Australian military.

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By Max Walmer

He Australian SAS Regiment used to be shaped in July 1957 as 1st SAS corporation. It used to be the 1st ever Australian specified forces unit, and used to be essentially established upon the teachings discovered within the Malayan crusade, which was once then winding down. In 1960 the unit was once transferred into the Royal Australian Regiment, the standard infantry portion of the Australian military.

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Those in the United States remained focused primarily on civil SAR, but some were also involved in significant actions outside the country. In 1976 rescue units participated in the emergency evacuation of Americans from Beirut, Lebanon. In 1979 another rescue task force was deployed aboard the USS Saipan for possible evacuation missions in Nicaragua when that country was taken over by communist forces. That same year, Jerry Shipman, now a lieutenant colonel, was transferred to Kirtland AFB, New Mexico, where he took command of the 1551st Air Rescue and Recovery Squadron, the training squadron for the HH-53s, HH-3s, HC-130s, and the initial cadre for the Pave Lows.

This radio had the ability to transmit on three common international frequencies and two programmable frequencies. It also had a new feature built into it—a discrete capability to precisely guide an aircraft to it if the aircraft had been equipped with a homing device called the Downed Airman Location System or DALS. This was a vast improvement over the ELF. The Navy HH-60s had this homing capability, as did the AFSOC MH-53s. None of the residual Air Force helicopters had it. indd 37 11/6/06 3:39:56 PM THE INTERIM YEARS Approaching the conflict, the Navy had begun to replace its PRC-90 radios with PRC-112s, as had the Special Operations Command.

In February 1990, the ARS began to receive its first HH-60Gs. They were assigned to the units in Korea and the Air National Guard. Additionally, the ARS made plans to stand up a rescue squadron equipped with HH-60Gs at Nellis AFB, Nevada. 50 Upon activation, the ARS published its mission statement. It stated, in part: Air Rescue Service (ARS) is the focal point for USAF rescue. . The missions of ARS include combat rescue, peacetime SAR, humanitarian SAR, support for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and worldwide USAF Rescue Coordination Center activity.

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