McMurdo is a global leader in emergency readiness and response including market-leading search and rescue and maritime domain awareness solutions.
At the core of these solutions are resilient positioning, navigation and tracking products, technologies and systems that have helped to save over 37,000 lives since 1982.
A division of Orolia, McMurdo brings together nearly 150 combined years of experience by consolidating proven Boatracs, Kannad, McMurdo, SARBE and Techno-Sciences, Inc. brands into the industry’s first end-to-end emergency readiness and response ecosystem (distress beacons, satellite connectivity infrastructure, monitoring/positioning software and emergency response management solutions).
Airbus, Boeing, the British Royal Navy, the U.S. Coast Guard, NASA and others are among the hundreds of aviation, fishing, government, marine and military customers around the world that trust McMurdo to prevent emergencies, protect assets and save lives.
Our Guiding Principles
We use the following guiding principles in everything we do:
Our Purpose – To help create a world where everyone – whether on land, in the air or on the sea – feels safe and secure via smart, user-friendly and affordable network-centric technology
Our Vision – To build a world-class, integrated ecosystem of products, technologies and services that is globally recognized as a reference industry platform for preventing emergencies, protecting assets and saving lives
Our Mission – To become the world’s leader in emergency readiness and response by integrating technologies into customer-centric solutions, defining standards that drive convergence and influencing the industries in which we operate
Why do customers trust McMurdo for their Search and Rescue and Maritime Domain Awareness needs?
A Trusted, Global Brand
McMurdo combines proven products, technologies and services from Boatracs, Kannad, McMurdo Marine, SARBE and Techno-Sciences, Inc. into a unified, comprehensive brand that is trusted by customers in over 100 countries across multiple vertical markets.
The Industry’s First End-to-End SAR Ecosystem
McMurdo is the industry’s first, single-vendor provider of end-to-end life-saving and tracking solutions including distress beacons, satellite connectivity infrastructure, monitoring/positioning software and emergency response management.
A Proven History
With 150 years of collective experience in emergency preparedness, vessel management and rescue operations, McMurdo has been instrumental in helping to prevent emergencies, protect assets and save lives.
The Innovation Leader
McMurdo has remained at the forefront of SAR innovation having introduced the world’s first Personal Locator Beacon and AIS Man Overboard device, the first dual-antenna aviation ELT, the first search and rescue MEOLUT and state-of-the-art monitoring/positioning systems. We are also driving the convergence of Search and Rescue and Maritime Domain Awareness through our PRISMA Partner Platform.
A Vision for the Future
At McMurdo, we want to create a world where everyone feels safe doing what they love – whether that’s sailing, flying or exploring – at sea, in the air, or on land.