Bel To Make Indian Coastal Surveillance More Powerful
IANS reported an official saying, "The coastal surveillance system will be enhanced with 38 more radar stations and five command and control centres along the coastline for the ICG to step up maritime security.
Under phase two for which we have signed a contract with the defence ministry at the Defexpo 2020 in Lucknow last week, the surveillance system or chain of static sensors will also cover Lakshadweep in the west and Andaman and Nicobar islands in the east said the official.
He further added & The coastal surveillance software will be customisedto meet the operational requirements of the ICG and the maritime security personnel,
The coastal surveillance system(CSS) comprises a network of remote radar stations with sensors, electro optics, meteorological and VHF(very high frequency) radio communication units integrated with the command and control centres.