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South Korea installs HUSS to protect ports

3rd April 2020 - 23:46 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch

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South Korea has finished installing a new indigenously developed surveillance system that can monitor ports against threats such as surface vessels, submarines, submersibles, divers or other underwater intruders.

The Defense Acquisition and Program Administration (DAPA) made the announcement about the maritime surveillance system being installed at ‘major ports around the country’ on 1 April.

DAPA commented: ‘Submarines of today produce less noise as part of stealth functions, and maritime traffic at major local ports has increased, making it more difficult for the military to monitor and respond to objects underwater.’

The early detection system was developed in conjunction with the

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Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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