Definition of Search and rescue mission
1. Noun. A rescue mission to search for survivors and to rescue them.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Search And Rescue Mission
Literary usage of Search and rescue mission
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Review of the Space Communications Program of NASA's Space Operations by National Research Council (U.S.), United States (2007)
"NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Search and Rescue Mission Office. Distress Alerting Satellite System (DASS), available at ..."
2. The Military Dictionary (1987)
"... lack of information concerning progress or position after procedures for the alert phase have been executed. search and rescue mission coordinator—(DOD) ..."
3. Fema's Disaster Management Program: A Performance Audit After Hurricane Andrew (1993)
"... in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew, the Florida Division of Game and Freshwater Fisheries accomplished the search and rescue mission. ..."