Orolia supplied the latest generation Rescue Coordination Center to Haiti Civil Aviation Authorities
Washington DC, 26 February, 2018 – Orolia, through its McMurdo Brand, the most trusted name in emergency readiness and response, announced the supply of a tested Rescue Coordination System - called RCCNet - to Haiti National Civil Aviation Authority (OFNAC). The system will receive COSPAS- SARSAT data and RCCNet will serve as an integral emergency response tool for incident management, enhancing real time situa onal awareness and planning effective rescue coordination operations.
The worldwide proven RCCNet by Orolia has been installed at the OFNAC site in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. OFNAC is responsible for the regulation of the civil avia on safety in Haiti, ensuring all related national norms and regula ons meet international aviation safety requirements.
The Rescue Coordina on Center solution for OFNAC consists of a software (RCCNet) for rescue coordination and advanced ergonomic worksta ons. The system will be maintained by McMurdo experts monitoring its performance and providing further system upgrades.
Paul Zweers, Vice President Systems and Solutions Business Line, said: “We are very proud to provide the Hai an Civil Avia on Authority with our RCCNet solution, using innovative and lifesaving technology, and thus provide OFNAC a resilient collaborative emergency response management platform and help saving more lives.”
This successful RCCNet installa on is a significant step forward in preventing incidents and providing critical support to search and rescue opera ons in Haiti.
McMurdo is the global leader in MEOSAR satellite technology with the only end-to-end solutions for search and rescue from distress beacons to satellite ground infrastructure to mission control centers and rescue coordination centers. Half of the world’s MEOSAR satellite ground infrastructure has been installed by McMurdo as well as the manufacture of 25 percent of the world’s 500,000 registered beacons.
Orolia is the world leader in resilient posi oning, naviga on and ming (PNT) solu ons that improve the reliability, performance and safety of critical, remote or high-risk operations. Through its leading brands, McMurdo, Kannad, Netwave, SARBE, Spectracom and Spectra me, Orolia has locations in more than 100 countries worldwide. With exper se in mari me, defense and space applica ons, Orolia provides virtually fail-safe GPS/GNSS and PNT products and solu ons for its customers’ most mission-critical needs.