Cyprus to become regional SAR hub
New satellite station to coordinate rescues.
Cyprus aims to become regional search-and-rescue hub
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus is setting up a satellite earth station that will anchor a search-and-rescue control center covering Europe’s southeastern edge, the defense minister said Monday.
The earth station will be Europe’s third such facility, complementing ones in Norway and Spain that improve authorities’ response to regional emergencies, Christoforos Fokaides told The Associated Press in an interview.
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