Personal Locator System Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
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.
- also called PLS
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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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