submarine station

submarine station

[¦səb·mə′rēn ′stā·shən]
(oceanography)
One of the places for which tide or tidal current predictions are determined by applying a correction to the predictions of a reference station.
A tide or tidal current station at which a short series of observations have been made; these observations are reduced by comparison with simultaneous observations at a reference station.
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The guy he was dealing with worked in a nuclear submarine station.
Last month, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said a Chinese survey ship was seen sailing around the region for three months last year, adding that he had received reports indicating the Chinese were looking for possible submarine stations.
LION2 is a 2,700 km extension of the 2009-launched LION regional cable system, connecting two new submarine stations in Mombasa on the Kenyan coast and on the French island of Mayotte to existing stations in Madgascar, La Reunion and Mauritius.
A Royal Navy Trafalgar-class submarine stationed in the Mediterranean took part in the co-ordinated assault, which also involved forces from the US, France, Italy and Canada under the operational control of US Africa Command.
The Trafalgar-class submarine stationed in the Mediterranean fired Tomahawk missiles at Libyan air defence targets during the opening two nights of co-ordinated action.
Navy nuclear submarine stationed in the Red Sea has joined the fight against international terrorism.
Williams, whose son serves on a submarine stationed in Washington state, said that, contrary to media reports, service people are behind the president and proud of the mission in Iraq.
The former marine captain maintained that the country should use the favorable United Nations arbitral decision to assert the country's maritime rights over the resource-rich West Philippine Sea and even the Benham Rise, a biodiversity hotspot east of Luzon where recently Chinese ships had been spotted allegedly looking for submarine stations.
China had said the Philippines could not claim Benham Rise as its own territory, and that the passage of the Chinese survey ships supposedly to look for submarine stations was an 'innocent passage' and part of its freedom of navigation supported by international law.
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana earlier said a Chinese survey ship was seen sailing around the region for three months last year, adding that he had received reports indicating the Chinese were looking for possible submarine stations.
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