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close this bookMeans of Identification for Protected Medical Transports (International Committee of the Red Cross , 1994, 18 p.)
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View the document1. Introduction
View the document2. Flags and signs painted on the hulls of ships
View the document3. Radiocommunications
View the document4. Radar identification
close this folder5. Identification by submarines
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View the documenta. Acoustic signature12
View the documentb. Active underwater acoustic identification
View the document6. Other devices facilitating identification
View the document7. Improper use of technical means of identification
View the document8. Conclusion
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The development of submarine technology now allows submarines to stay underwater almost indefinitely and to attack targets well beyond the horizon, without prior visual contact. Ships protected under the Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols should therefore be easily identifiable by submarines. There are different methods of doing this.