India has unveiled an Integrated Underwater Harbour Defence and Surveillance System (IUHDSS) that will enhance the security of valuable assets against asymmetric threats.
The system was inaugurated by Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, Flag Officer Commanding- in-Chief, Western Naval Command here today.
Vice Admiral Luthra was quoted as saying by Press Trust of India Friday that the inauguration of IUHDSS is a significant step in strengthening Harbour Defence and Security at Mumbai.
The IUHDSS is a system with integrated radars, electro optic cameras and sonars. The sensors have been strategically installed around the Mumbai Harbour to provide comprehensive real-time situational awareness for monitoring and analysis, the defense spokesperson said.
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