The National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point, N.Y., is conducting projects dealing with the "new technology" in the field of navigation. This paper consists of a survey of this area of activity of the Center. The intent is not only to disseminate information to a wide community of navigators but also to structure a mutually beneficial communications link between the NMRC and the Institute of Navigation. The paper will cover the following projects, some innovative, others extensions of previous programs: RAPS (Radar Automatic Plotting System); MASS (MarAd Anti-Stranding Sonar); TRANSIM (simplified Transit); MARINE RADAR TRANSPONDER-MARSCAN (Maritime Satellites Communication and Navigation System), and INTEGRATED CONNING SYSTEM.

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    Institute of Navigation

    815 14th Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20005
  • Authors:
    • Fiore, A E
  • Publication Date: 1974

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  • Accession Number: 00080055
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institute of Navigation
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 1 1975 12:00AM