sea-lane


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sea-lane

(sē′lān′)
n.
A permanent or commonly used sea route.
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Two years and four months, eight hundred and fifty days by the log, steaming up and down the thousand-league-long sea-lanes and back again to Dublin town.
Its missions include intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR); special services operations; escort operations; sea-lane and convoy protection; protection of high-value and secure installations; and high-speed wireless voice, video and data communications relay.
The US had deployed the ScanEagle for missions such as intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, special services operations, escort operations, sea-lane and convoy protection, high-speed wireless voice, and video and data communications relay.
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, meanwhile, said the new assets have 'state-of-the-art technology,' capable of ISR operations, special services operations, escort operations, sea-lane and convoy protection, protection of high-value and secure installations; as well as high-speed wireless voice, video and data communications relay.
China began reclamation projects on seven reefs and shoals in the controversial sea-lane in 2014.
This central aim relegates other aims, such as sea-lane protection, commerce raiding, and naval blockade, and the building of capabilities requisite for them, to lesser priorities.
Summary: JEDDAH: Royal Marines from British warship HMS Somerset stopped in Jeddah on their way back to the UK after a six-month patrol over the region to ensure sea-lane security, seizing the opportunity to share their expertise with the Saudi Maritime Border Unit.
The answer, many argue, is that Beijing's base-building ambitions are largely defensive in nature - designed to offset China's sea-lane vulnerabilities by deploying PLAN assets to challenge rivals' sea lanes.
Skogan, is an admirable endeavour to highlight contemporary maritime security challenges in Southeast Asia focused on piracy, terrorism, sea-lane security, boundary disputes and responses thereof.
China, Taiwan and Vietnam claim the whole of the South China Sea based on their respective historical rights on the sea-lane.
Navy ship convoy had passed an area from west heading to east not designated as a legal sea-lane for passage.
China, Taiwan and Vietnam claim the whole of the South China Sea based on their historical rights over the sea-lane.