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Ocean Surveillance Information System

Definition/Scope: Shore-based intelligence system providing near real-time, netted command and control support to the Unified and Specified Commanders-in-Chief and Joint Task Force commanders, afloat and ashore. It receives, processes, and disseminates timely all-source surveillance information on mobile targets of interest, above, on, and under the oceans, as well as on selected high interest fixed and mobile ground targets.



Acronym:

OSIS

Related Terms:

antisubmarine warfare
ocean surveillance
side-looking airborne modulated multi-mission radar
surveillance towed array sensor system
T-AGOS ships


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