Interview: Commander Michael Hjorth, Chief Operations, Joint Arctic Command


Tags: SAR

Helen Winsor
01/28/2013

Michael Hjorth, Commander, Chief Operations, Joint Arctic Command, recently joined Helen Winsor to discuss search and rescue (SAR) in the Arctic region. Firstly he sets out the Arctic priorities for SAR. There’s been a marked increase in ship traffic in the Arctic region and ultimately it’s becoming more relevant to run regular, large scale SAR exercises. He discusses steps towards a SAR agreement between Arctic nations which will set up regular SAR exercises in the area. Finally,...
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