Air Force Command
The Air Force Command of the National Guard contributes effectively to the conduction of SAR operations within the area of responsibility of the Republic of Cyprus.
A great step that increased the capabilities of the Air Force Command was the delivery of the new AW139 helicopters. The 460 Search and Rescue Squadron has received all 3 of the new helicopters and
they are fully operational since 2011.
Beyond the air assets of the Air Force Command,
important contribution of the surveillance radar
The radar offers
the capability to the JRCC to coordinate safely and
the SAR operations.
© 2011 - 2019 Republic of Cyprus,
Ministry of Defence
Cyprus Joint Rescue Coordination Center - JRCC Larnaca