helicopter control station

helicopter control station

A shipboard aircraft control tower or, on ships not equipped with a control tower, the communications installation that serves as such. On all Coast Guard cutters, the helicopter control station is located in the pilot house. Also called HCS. See also station.
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The ECSE enclosures are located in all major machinery spaces aboard the guided missile cruisers, including the Main Engineering Rooms, Auxiliary Machinery Rooms, the Central Control Station, and the Helicopter Control Station.
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