Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees
Wednesday, 24 October 2012
Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications
Review of Irish Coast Guard Service: Discussion
A failure means the entire communication equipment breaks down and no spare can fix that, according to Motorola. Once the equipment breaks down and does not function, it is a catastrophic failure and Dublin in mid-rescue would not make a difference. Having a spare would make no difference either.