restricted waters

restricted waters

[ri′strik·təd ′wȯd·ərz]
(navigation)
Areas which for navigational reasons, such as the presence of shoals or other dangers, confine the movements of shipping within narrow limits.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Operating in restricted waters, the FAIC-Ms can interdict surface threats and launch NLOS missiles safely using the surrounding littoral areas as maneuver space and cover
The task force supervising the rehabilitation of Boracay is looking into reports that 21 foreigners have been allowed to swim in the supposed restricted waters of the island.
It was known to submarine operating authority that underwater maneuvering of a large vessel like Ghazi (over 300 feet long) at slow speeds in restricted waters in unpredictable and strong tidal conditions, and accuracy in distance apart between laid mines and their axis posed serious challenges but Ghazi's crew was proficient to undertake the assigned task, the strategic aim of which was neutralization of enemy's seaward pressure on defensive military effort in erstwhile East Pakistan.
Two Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution engineers have invented a lobster trap device that they say would help whales avert entanglements and, at the same time, might allow currently restricted waters to be safely reopened for lobster fishing.
A GERMAN man sparked a major security alert at Faslane - after paddling into restricted waters in a canoe.
Every year since 1979, the US military has made a practice of operating in or over waters that the United States, and most of the world, considers to be international waters, but which are claimed by other countries as national waters or restricted waters.
CPM15-2 reached consensus on the way to address many of the topics on the WRC-15 Agenda, for instance, with the implementation of wireless avionics intra-communications, the use of digital technologies for a more efficient usage of existing frequencies for on-board communications and critical functions of ships in restricted waters or the sustainable availability of the 5 GHz band for feeder-links to non-geostationary orbital (GSO) systems in the mobile-satellite service.
Conversely, rescue teams also saved 37 persons of different ages and nationalities from drowning, while eight drowned at sea while swimming in restricted waters.
The navy has also sought to know if the system can foul propellers and rudders on small boats entering restricted waters.
They carry out repeated operations in restricted waters, but unlike other offshore units, they are constantly on the move, requiring jack-up operations on average every second day.
An Israeli military spokeswoman said the fisherman was in restricted waters "heading towards Israel."