Objectives of SASAR

  • To ensure a co-ordinated and effective maritime and aeronautical search and rescue services within the respective South Africa serch and rescue regions
  • To minimise the loss of life and personal injury to aviators and marines
  • To minimise time spent searching for person in distress by using top of the range technology, reseach and development, education, regulation and enforcement
  • To promote and enhance regional search and rescue capacity or capability and ensure optimal use of SASAR scarce resources
  • To ensure the implementation of the international standards and recommended practices and
  • Improve co-operation between aeronauctical and maritime search and rescue authorities

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