A global leader in life saving military beacons since World War II

For over 70 years SARBE has been developing and manufacturing military locator beacons, making the SARBE name the standard by which endurance and performance are measured. The SARBE range of products is proven in the field and meets the rigorous demands of combat and peacetime recovery missions. Our extensive range of Personal Locator Beacons and Emergency Location Transmitters is in Tri-Force use on every continent, carried by fast jet aircrew around the world as part of their essential flight equipment. Armed Forces, expeditions and other personnel engaged in hazardous pursuits know they can rely on SARBE to ensure accurate location and fast recovery. Our Search and Rescue equipment continues to evolve with changing requirements, utilizing the very latest technology and production techniques.

Orolia Search and Rescue Ecosystem

Orolia provides the world’s first end-to-end search and rescue ecosystem — from distress beacons to satellite connectivity to mission control and rescue coordination center systems. Our solutions have been at the core of the COSPAS-SARSAT satellite-based search and rescue system since its inception in 1982, and we have been instrumental in helping to save over 37,000 lives since that time.

Search and Rescue Ecosystem

SARBE, an Orolia Brand

Orolia is the world leader in resilient positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) solutions that improve the reliability, performance and safety of customers’ critical, remote or high-risk operations. Through its leading Kannad, McMurdo, Sarbe, Spectracom and Spectratime brands, Orolia has more than 400 employees and sales presence in over 100 countries worldwide. Leading organizations including Airbus, NASA, Thales, or Raytheon rely on Orolia for fail-safe GNSS and PNT products and solutions for their mission critical needs. Founded in 2006, Orolia has a global presence with offices in China, France, Russia, Switzerland, Singapore, India, the U.K. and the U.S.A.

McMurdo        Spectracom        Kannad
SARBE        Spectratime        Netwave