Accession Number:

ADA510007

Title:

U.S. Coast Guard Addendum to the United States National Search and Rescue Supplement (NSS) to the International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue Manual (IAMSAR)

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

COAST GUARD WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

637.0

Abstract:

COMMANDANT INSTRUCTION M16130.2E Subj U.S. COAST GUARD ADDENDUM TO THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL SEARCH AND RESCUE SUPPLEMENT NSS TO THE INTERNATIONAL AERONAUTICAL AND MARITIME SEARCH AND RESCUE MANUAL IAMSAR 1. PURPOSE. This Manual is the new Coast Guard Addendum CGADD to the United States National Search and Rescue Supplement NSS, which is a supplement to the International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue Manual IAMSAR. This Addendum establishes policy, guidelines, procedures and general information for Coast Guard use in search and rescue SAR operations. 2. ACTION. Area, district, sector and group commanders, commanders of maintenance and logistics commands, Commander Deployable Operations Group, commanding officers of headquarters units, assistant commandants for directorates, Judge Advocate General, and special staff offices at Headquarters shall ensure that the provisions of this Manual are followed. Internet release is authorized. 3. DIRECTIVES AFFECTED. U.S. Coast Guard Addendum to the National Search and Rescue SAR Manual, COMDTINST M16130.2D is cancelled. 4. DISCUSSION. a. The CGADD is a Coast Guard publication complementing the NSS and IAMSAR for Coast Guard SAR operations. b. The CGADD, NSS and IAMSAR are reference documents for SAR, which are published and revised to incorporate the latest techniques and recommendations for SAR.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE