electronic chart display and information system


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electronic chart display and information system

[i·lek¦trän·ik ′chärt di¦splā ən ‚in·fər′mā·shən ‚sis·təm]
(engineering)
A navigation information system with an electronic chart database, as well as navigational and piloting information (typically, vessel-route-monitoring, track-keeping, and track-planning information). Abbreviated ECDIS.
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Caption: Transas Marine Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems equip commercial and government ships worldwide; this Russian design accepts the latest standards in maritime in formation services (Transas)
Lockheed Martin UK has teamed with Kelvin Hughes Ltd and Offshore Systems Ltd to bid into the initial competitive stage of the MOD's requirement for Warship Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (WECDIS), which is being considered for installation into all Royal Navy ships.
TSX: OSI), a marine electronic navigation company with a strong defense niche, announced today that it has received Type Approval of its ECPINS(R) product line as an International Maritime Organization standard Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS).
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