Military Beacon and Tracking Solutions.

Ideal for mission-critical and Special Forces operations.


Military Official

“I have an obligation to protect and safeguard the lives and well-being of civilians and everyone under my command. That’s why I trust McMurdo to help me fulfill that duty of care.”

– Military Official


For over 70 years, McMurdo, through its SARBE military brand has been at the forefront of military search and rescue technology with a portfolio of military-grade beacons, transmitters and combat search and rescue solutions. SARBE products, for example, are essential parts of military flight operations and used by fast jet, rotary and transport air crew around the world. These military-grade beacons are also used by armed forces and special forces personnel in hazardous, dangerous conditions to ensure accurate location and critical communications for fast recovery.

Military organizations globally whether Air Force, Army, Coast Guard or Navy trust McMurdo for its broad, robust and highly-secure solution portfolio which includes military-grade products and systems tailored to the specific needs of military organizations and armed forces.

For tomorrow, we are developing new, innovative and highly secure military solutions that incorporate the entire McMurdo ecosystem – from distress beacons to secure satellite connectivity to mission control and rescue response coordination – all with McMurdo technology at its core.

So, feel confident that your military safety products are backed by the global leader in emergency readiness and response with over 150 years of combined experience – 70 years specific to the military.

McMurdo.  Trusted for Life in Military.


McMurdo Military Solutions

McMurdo has a number of products used in a variety of mission critical military applications.  Please contact your local McMurdo military partner or click here to request more information.


Vessel and Helicopters at Sea

Navy and Coast Guard

McMurdo’s suite of military-grade solutions – from SARBE distress beacons to AIS man overboard devices to EPIRBs to coastal surveillance systems to SAR infrastructure – are used by Navy and Coast Guard organizations worldwide to ensure safety on the world’s waterways and airways.

Active Army Soldiers


McMurdo has a number of proven products, technologies and systems used for mission-critical applications including military operations, combat search and rescue and others.

Air Force Pilot

Air Force

McMurdo military-grade SARBE beacons and transmitters are essential parts of military flight operations and used by fast jet air crew around the world.

Hero Photo Credit: Sgt Ralph Merry ABIPP RAF