Whats new

Kochi gets India’s first harbour defence system

harbour defence system  

The naval harbour here has become the first in the country to get a top-notch defence system — which will enable operators to foresee, and respond to, surface and sub-surface threats to vital assets along the harbour and warships in the quay.The Integrated Underwater Harbour Defence and Surveillance System (IUHDSS), a state-of-the-art automated system capable of detecting, identifying, tracking and generating warning for surface and underwater threats, was commissioned by Vice-Admiral Sunil Lanba, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Southern Naval Command.The system, comprising a cluster of coastal surveillance radars, high-power underwater sensors and diver detection sonars, was designed by Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI) ELTA.

About Integrated Underwater Harbour Defence and Surveillance System (IUHDSS):

Designed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI).Consists of advance sensors, coastal surveillance radars and sound navigation and ranging systems (SONAR).Capable of detecting, tracking, identifying and generating warning for all types of underwater and surface threats to harbour security.The integrated system can detect presence of divers and under water threats with the help of this automatic system.