The INSARAG "Heavy" Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team Australia Task Force 2 (New South Wales) (AUS-2) successfully underwent an intensive 36-hour INSARAG field exercise and re-classified as a heavy team in accordance with the INSARAG guidelines.

A professional group of experts from New Zealand, Norway, Denmark, and the United States of America participated as classifiers (and with Japan as mentors), in INSARAG's flagship and unique peer review, quality assurance process.


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