English Release 23-October 2014
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Ministry of Defence15-March, 2010 17:28 IST
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A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed with Indian Space Research Organisation to provide a communication network to the Navy, including space based resources.
Government has initiated several measures to strengthen coastal security. An integrated approach has been put in place. The coastal surveillance and patrolling has been enhanced. Joint and operational exercises are taking place on regular basis between Navy, Coast Guard, Coastal Police, Customs and others to check the effectiveness of the new system. Further, continuous review and monitoring mechanism have been established at different levels and involving various agencies including the State/UT authorities.
This information was given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in a written reply to Shri Rayapati Sambasiva Rao and others in Lok Sabha today.
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(Release ID :59624)