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Global Maritime Distress and Safety System

Description

Description

The internationally agreed-upon set of safety procedures, types of equipment and communication protocols used to increase safety and make it easier to rescue distressed ships, boats and aircraft.

Scope note

It performs searching and rescue activities and coordination, provides safety information and general radio communications.

Alternative Labels

coverage of Global Maritime Distress and Safety System

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equipment used in Global Maritime Distress and Safety System

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features of GMDSS

Global Maritime Distress and Safety System

protocols for Global Maritime Distress and Safety System

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scope of Global Maritime Distress and Safety System

scope of GMDSS