COSPAS full form

Meaning : Cosmicheskaya Sistyema Poiska Avariynich Sudov

Category : Astronomy
Sub Category : Satellite 
Type : Acronym

What does COSPAS mean or stand for ?

Cosmicheskaya Sistyema Poiska Avariynich Sudov (Russia) is also known as COPAS in english and refers to a set of satellites in orbit above Russia that help ships and maritime vessels navigate through rough waters.It also serves as a search and rescue beacon for vessels that are lost at sea or who need support.