GMDSS

The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) consists of several systems. The system is intended to perform the following functions:

Alerting (including position determination of the unit in distress)

Search and Rescue coordination

Locating (homing)

Maritime Safety Information Broadcasts

General Communication

Bridge-to-Bridge Communication

The system also provides redundant means of distress alerting, and emergency sources of power.

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