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sea surveillance

The systematic observation of surface and subsurface sea areas by all available and practicable means primarily for the purpose of locating, identifying and determining the movements of ships, submarines, and other vehicles, friendly and enemy, proceeding on or under the surface of the world's seas and oceans. See also surveillance.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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In addition to this, the radar is also capable of identifying friends or foes, and has a sea surveillance mode.
Sea surveillance and monitoring call aerials surveillance capability enhancement.
(AFP) The US warships will carry out air defence drills, sea surveillance, defensive air combat training and other operations, the US Navy said.
A press release by PAAFR said that sea surveillance conducted over the last three days showed that no perished fish was found, noting that the fact that decomposed fish was found floating over the water surface indicated that this phenomenon was on the wane.
However, even if the "ping" of the black box is not found, Hussein assured that the search would continue with authorities already looking at deep sea surveillance options to find debris.
"If this is confirmed to be MH370, at least we can then go to the next phase of deep sea surveillance," Mr Hishammuddin added.
Hishammuddin said: "If it is confirmed to be MH370, we can go to the next phase of deep sea surveillance."
The unmanned aircraft will be used "to carry out reconnaissance missions, target acquisition, support for firing direction, damages evaluation and land and sea surveillance," (http://ir.elbitsystems.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=61849&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1781949&highlight=) according to a statement from Israeli defense firm Elbit Systems (NASDAQ:ESLT) whose Brazilian subsidiary AEL Sistemas is involved in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems project, or UAS.
Falcao is being developed by Avibras for the use of the Brazilian Armed Forces and is intended to carry out reconnaissance missions, target acquisition, support for firing direction, damages evaluation and land and sea surveillance.
Sillinger boats are widely used by French Navy commandos and the French Customs, particularly the 580 RIB UM, a boat designed for open sea surveillance or insertion operations.
The Giraffe AMB system is capable of simultaneous air defence, air and sea surveillance, air/land integration and military air traffic management as well as weapon location.