The Singapore Civil Defence Force deployed the WASP as part of their successful INSARAG reclassification.
They used the Warning Alarm for Stability Protection during a 36-hour exercise designed to replicate a devastating earthquake.
Rescue workers were tasked with rescuing victims trapped beneath fallen buildings and forced to showcase all of their skills and capabilities to secure INSARAG classification.
They used the WASP to provide protection to members of the rescue team as they searched for potential victims.
Their success means the SCDF team have been reclassified as a Heavy Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team by the UN International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG).
WASP MD Matt Keogh, said: “It’s fantastic to see the WASP, a product developed initially for urban search and rescue, being used as part of INSARAG classification.
“I personally conducted the Singapore Civil Defence Team training with the WASP in July and so, to see them now deploying it during exercises like this is terrific.
“The WASP was used to great success by the United Kingdom International Search and Rescue team during their INSARAG re-classification and is now providing similar support to INSARAG teams across the world.
“I believe this shows the WASP has developed so quickly and is becoming a must-have piece of kit. The WASP provides an accurate, reliable, robust monitoring solution suitable for many, many emergency situations.”
The WASP monitors for movement and / or vibration and is designed to protect emergency service personnel in a variety of scenarios.
It has proved popular with rescue teams around the world and is now being used in America, New Zealand, Australia, South Korea, Germany, Singapore and across the UK.
London Fire Brigade deployed the WASP in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.
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