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Firearms team location system helps to find boy lost on mountain hike

Signal sent to phone provides accurate coordinates to police helicopter and mountain rescue.

Firearms team location system helps to find boy lost on mountain hike

Date - 22nd June 2021
By - Gary Mason
A system used by Northumbria’s Firearms Support Unit to pinpoint the location of officers and vehicles has been used to find a 10-year-old boy who became separated from his father while walking in the Cheviot Hills. The Airbox system was able...
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