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Maritime Operational Object Management Applications

Maritime Operational Objects address all operationally related entities that need to be tracked, recorded and displayed. They are also known as Battle Space Object (BSO). A Maritime Operational Object has three entity types Vessel A maritime craft designed for transportation on water, such as ships, boats or submarines. Track Graphic and/or alphanumeric representation of successive positions of a moving object, point, or bearing whose position and/or characteristics are collected from sensors and/or other data sources. It can also be defined as a collated set of data associated with a track number for the purpose of representing the position and/or characteristics of point, or bearing (only point tracks are used). Reference Object A ‘Reference Point ‘, a ‘Line ‘ or an ‘Area ‘ on earth that has an operational or tactical meaning. The Maritime Operational Object Management Applications handle each entity separately.

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