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Specialised equipment, diverse configuration options and a highly skilled team activate rapid response, search and rescue operations at sea and over land

Our aircraft are equipped with sophisticated search capabilities, for day and night operations. Our qualified crew members undergo exhaustive training to achieve the high level of specialisation that these life-saving missions require, undertaking around 5,000 assignments annually in the Australasian region. With operations extending to Africa, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom, Babcock has been a pioneer in aerial search and rescue operations for over 25 years.

Your challenge, our solution

We have specialised rescue teams and mission equipment operators, fully equipped state-of-the-art rescue aircraft and in-flight medical care

Your challenge

A rapid response provider

Our solution

Our teams are equipped and ready for rapid deployment 24/7, 365 days a year. We activate remote recovery and rapid response missions at sea and over land, day and night, in varying weather conditions.

Your challenge

Specialised aircraft configuration

Our solution

We modify and maintain a fleet of search and rescue, surveillance and ambulance-configured helicopters, customised to contract requirements. We work with OEMs to implement specialised equipment and configuration options.

Your challenge

Finding a trusted partner

Our solution

We are trusted by government, commercial and not-for-profit customers to deliver search and rescue aviation services. Operations are backed by highly trained pilots, engineers, technicians and support teams.

Your challenge

Efficient service delivery

Our solution

By understanding your goals and strategic objectives, we partner to deliver safe, flexible, cost-effective aerial missions from bases across our region.

Your challenge

Reliable fleet maintenance

Our solution

Our experienced engineers plan fleet maintenance to meet aircraft safety and governance requirements across jurisdictions. We liaise with OEMs for support and warranty and undertake heavy maintenance and modifications.

Get in contact

Would you like more information about our search and rescue services?

Jennifer Little - Head of Commercial Onshore

Jennifer Little

Head of Commercial Onshore