Underwater search and recovery diving unit vehicle

This appliance supports all search and recovery diving operations.  The vehicle carries two complete diving systems for surface supply diving and three sets of scuba, allowing a maximum depth range of 50 metres.

The unit has a crew of three divers and a support vehicle carrying three diving attendants. The dive team uses an inflatable boat or a rescue boat depending on the type of diving platform required and launch site available.

Equipment carried includes:

  • Search equipment jackstays, snag lines
  • Hummingbird side scanner
  • HRE
  • Buoyancy air lift bags
  • Lighting
  • Shelter
  • 20 cylinders of air