In recent years, China has stepped up naval expeditions to the Indian Ocean to fight the pirates in Gulf of Aden.
China develops underwater surveillance network in Indian Ocean to boost its subs
Beijing—China has developed a new underwater surveillance network to help its submarines get a stronger lock on targets while protecting the nation’s interests along the maritime Silk Road, which included the Indian Ocean, a media report said on Monday.
The system, which has already been launched, works by gathering information about the underwater environment, particularly water temperature and salinity, which the navy can then use to more accurately track target vessels as well as improve navigation and positioning, the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post reported.
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