Example SSRC OSD

The SSRC is divided into the following main segments:
a) Satellite Segment responsible for the detection and location of transmissions from an Emergency Communications Buoy (ECB) as well as the distribution of the alert and location data to a Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC);
b) Submarine Command Segment consisting of the Submarine Operations Command, the Submarine Safety Agency and the Rescue Coordination Centre;
c) Rescue Segment consisting of all the rescue execution elements;
d) Submarine Segment including the distressed submarine and the ECB; and