CGNewsTip: New Life-Saving Software For U.S. Coast Guard

First Coast News has an article & video up about the Search & Rescue Optimal Planning System (SROPS) being used by

As sure as the water is calm, tides can turn and in seconds a life rescuing scenario is underway.

“One more day we wouldn’t be here I guarantee it,” says survivor Duane Grove. Back in November, Grove and fishing buddy Bobby Christenson were rescued when their boat capsized 20 miles off the coast of Daytona.

Thanks to new software at the U.S. Coast Guard Command Center, a mapped out search can be underway with just a few keystrokes.

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