30 AugA large Swiss watch manufacturer, Luminox, has teamed up with the Icelandic Search and Rescue Association (ICE-SAR) to manufacture a line of watches with the association’s logo, Morgunblaðið reports.
12 Sep 2016Fire engines, ambulances and helicopters were dispatched to Keflavík International Airport (KEF) this weekend after a transatlantic passenger jet sent out a mayday call for an emergency landing.
26 Jul 2016The wedding photographer CM Leung captured a pretty amazing moment during a wedding photo shoot in Iceland. A search and rescue helicopter from the Icelandic Coast Guard flew by the bride, dressed in a white wedding gown on a black glacial ridge.
9 Jun 2016Iceland's search and rescue teams are increasingly using drones for both rescue practices and actual rescues. By attaching cameras to drones, rescue areas can be mapped out much more quickly than by sending groups of rescue team members across the area.