The Korean Navy has selected Elbit Systems SAR and Data Links-Elrisa to provide AN/PRC-648 SAR personal locator beacon (PLB) units to Hyundai J-Comm of South Korea. The PLBs will enter service with the Korean Navy. Hyundai will assemble, maintain, repair and test the SAR PLB module kits for the Navy, while subcontractor Elbit will provide and deliver the AB/PRC-648s. The beacons are intended for use in training and non-combat search and rescue missions.
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