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McMurdo Awarded U.S. Army Contract to Design a Personnel Recovery Device

2016-10-12 asdnews
McMurdo, Inc., the most trusted name in emergency readiness and response and part of Orolia Group, announced today that it was awarded a contract by the U.S. Army to provide working prototypes of a custom personnel recovery device (PRD). As a militarized personal locator beacon (PLB), the PRD will be a component of the Army's Personnel Recovery Support System (PRSS), to alert and notify if a soldier has become isolated, missing, detained or captured.

McMurdo to Provide USCG Emergency Distress Beacons

2016-08-17 asdnews
McMurdo, Inc., the most trusted name in emergency readiness and response and part of Orolia Group, announced today that it has been awarded a US$3 million contract with the United States Coast Guard (USCG). McMurdo will supply up to 16,000 FastFind® 220 personal locator beacons (PLBs) over the next five years to enhance crew safety in the event of emergencies. The award is an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract with a base year and four one-year options.