The New TRI-SAR: Minor Changes – Major Improvement

By | October 29th, 2018|Boat Gear, Design, Helicopter Gear, Products, The Gear|

HSM-37 Swimmers practice rescue ops off Hawaii (Some guys have all the luck) - photo by Lance Cpl. Matthew Kirk (Nice shot Matt!) The TRI-SAR has been used well-over a million helicopter hoists since its design and release over twenty years ago. This year alone, LSC has taken orders for over 1,400 TRI-SAR variants [...]

CLARIFICATION ON TERM “UNINJURED” IN LSC OWNERS MANUALS

By | September 28th, 2018|Boat Gear, Helicopter Gear, Products, The Gear, Training|

U.S. Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer training in cliff rescue operations using the LSC Quick Strop Some customers   have expressed concern, and even confusion,  over the term “uninjured”  in our owner’s manuals.  For example, “The Quick Strop shall be used to hoist uninjured persons only,” is stated in the Quick Strop manual  and one [...]

17 Gram Cylinders for LSC Vests

By | August 11th, 2016|Boat Gear, PPE, Products, Support|

Last month (Jul 2016), the USCG issued a message announcing the requirement to replace all CO2 cylinders in Lifesaving Systems (and Mustang) brand inflatable life vests.  The change in cylinders, from 33 gram to 17 gram, will provide adequate buoyancy following auto-inflation but the decrease in cylinder size will allow for egress should a vessel submerge or capsize. [...]

The Same Only Better – Changes to the Rescue Throw Line (#237-P)

By | June 1st, 2016|Boat Gear, Videos|

If you're in the Coast Guard and recently received our rescue throw line - Part # 237-P - you may have noticed it looks different than it used to. We promise; it's the same thing, only better.  In the last year alone we've shipped over fifteen-hundred 237-P Rescue Throw Lines around the world.  Always striving to make our products [...]

Product Demo: Tri-Sirius Strobe

By | November 16th, 2015|Boat Gear, Helicopter Gear, Products, Survival|

In this video our Product Development Manager, Mario Vittone, explains the function and use of the Tri-Sirius Strobe.  Developed first for the U.S. Navy, this device allows helicopter and vessel crews to quickly identify their in-water rescuer from other strobe lights in mas-casualty response operations.

Product Demo: Aqua-Sirius Strobe

By | November 9th, 2015|Boat Gear, Products, Survival, Uncategorized, Videos|

The Aqua-Sirius is our water-activated strobe light.  This device can be used manually as well - at any time after it has been armed - with the simple cycle of the switch. Mario shows you how in this quick video. Aqua-Sirius Product Support