Astronautics Vocabulary

The Astronautics Vocabulary is a glossary of terms that pertain to the science and technology of spaceflight. This alphabetical list can be navigated by clicking on the letters A-Z displayed on this page.

Definition of Automatic Identification System (AIS)

Translation:
Système d'identification automatique (SIA)
Definition:
An automated trading system of radio messages which allows ships and shore stations monitoring maritime traffic to know the identity, status, position and route of ships in a navigation area.
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