TF-SYN, the helicopter of the Icelandic Coast Guard, flew almost 650 kilometers out to sea and back to respond to a rescue call from a Russian trawler on Wednesday evening.
The Icelandic Coast Guard is expected to receive an unmanned aircraft to use in collaboration with law enforcement this summer.
An Icelandic Coast Guard helicopter rescued two hikers in trouble east of Hofsjökull glacier in the highlands this week.
An Icelandic Coastguard helicopter was last night put at serious risk when it was targeted by a laser beam.
Reykjavík police have been questioning the captain of the research ship Seabed Constructor, which was summoned to land by the Icelandic Coastguard.
The Icelandic Cost Guard received an emergency distress signal at noon today from a personal locator beacon in the highlands.
The Icelandic Coast Guard helicopter can rescue more than people. In fact, it can rescue a parliamentary election.
Southerly winds in recent weeks explain the incredible journey of the sailboat Red Héol, whose debris was found on the southwest shore of Iceland, east of Grindavík, on Wednesday.
This morning, the Icelandic Coast Guard received a signal from the emergency transmitter of the French sailboat Red Héol, which has been missing since summer.
The machine guns provided to the Icelandic Coastguard by the Norwegian Armed Forces late last year were sent back to Norway on a passenger jet bound for Oslo yesterday morning.
The Icelandic Coast Guard’s bomb disposal unit carried out training exercises with the Danish crew of the ship HMS Triton last week when the ship was docked in Iceland. The Icelandic Coast Guard cooperates closely with the Royal Danish Navy and such exercises are carried out on a regular basis...