Personal Locator System Definition -

personal locator system

Term Source: JP 3-50 (Personnel Recovery) ?

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.

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Term Classification: operations


Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-50: Personnel Recovery, updated December 2011 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015

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