AST Helicopters Receive Tech Upgrades

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - According to a press release from the Alaska State Troopers, two trooper helicopters have received upgrades to their camera and mapping systems that will improve search and rescue capabilities.
Helo-3 is located in Anchorage, and Helo-2 is in Fairbanks.
The release says that last year, AST and Wildlife Troopers participated in 535 search and rescue operations.
It also states that the technology has already assisted in saving lives since being installed in January.