National Airborne Service Corps

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Coordinates: 24°59′02″N 121°32′29″E / 24.983751°N 121.541369°E / 24.983751; 121.541369

National Airborne Service Corps
內政部空中勤務總隊
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Agency overview
Formed 10 March 2004
Jurisdiction  Republic of China
Headquarters Xindian District, New Taipei
Agency executive
Parent agency Ministry of the Interior
Website www.nasc.gov.tw
NASC helicopters at Taipei Songshan Airport.
Second Brigade

The National Airborne Service Corps (NASC; Chinese: 內政部空中勤務總隊; pinyin: Nèizhèngbù Kōngzhōng Qínwù Zǒngduì) is the agency of the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of China responsible for executing and providing support for search and rescue, disaster relief, emergency medical service, transportation, monitoring, reconnaissance and patrol in Taiwan.[2]

History[edit]

NASC was formed with the merging of the Airborne Squadron of National Police Agency, the Preparatory Office of the Airborne Fire Fighting Squadron of National Fire Agency, the Aviation Team of Civil Aeronautics Administration of Ministry of Transportation and Communications, and the Air Patrol Squadron of the Coast Guard Administration on 10 March 2004.[3]

Organizational structure[edit]

  • Aviation Affairs Division
  • Maintenance Division
  • Duty Command Center
  • Secretariat
  • Personnel Office
  • Accounting Office
  • Civil Service Ethics Office
  • Service Brigade

Fleets[edit]

The NASC currently has 25 helicopters, in which 10 of them are able to fly over across the Taiwan Strait.[4]

Fleet stations[edit]

North[edit]

Middle[edit]

South[edit]

Transportation[edit]

NASC headquarter office is accessible within walking distance North of Dapinglin Station of the Taipei Metro.

See also[edit]

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