India finishes phase one of radar system

First phase of robust radar system.

India finishes phase one of Maldives radar system

A top official said, “It would be very beneficial for Maldives National Defence Forces to track ships and fishing boats and would provide added security in the Maldives Exclusive Zone.”

Written by Shubhajit Roy

With an eye on maritime threats, India has finally finished the first phase of a security umbrella being built in Maldives with the installation of the third coastal radar system in the island country. The development assumes significance in the wake of increased Chinese naval activity in the Indian Ocean region.

Indian officials in Male confirmed to The Indian Express that with the third radar in place, the first phase of setting up a robust coastal radar system in Maldives was now complete.

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