Personal Locator System Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
personal locator system
1.) A system that provides rough range and bearing to isolated personnel by integrating the survival radio (if equipped with a transponder) with an airborne locating system, based on an encrypted communications homing system.
- also called PLS
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Term Classification: operations
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