Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT)

A system which requires certain vessels to automatically transmit their identity, position and date/time at 6-hour intervals in accordance with SOLAS regulation V/19-1.

Source: IMO MSC.1/Circ.1343, amendments to the International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue (IAMSAR) Manual, 24 May 2010, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance


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