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China-Indonesia sign remote-sensing MoU

China-Indonesia sign remote-sensing MoU

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) and the Indonesian Maritime Security Coordinating Board (IMSCB) have signed an agreement supporting the latter’s efforts to enhance offshore security.

The CNSA said in a statement on 10 October that the memorandum of understanding (MoU) – signed on 6 October – features the transmission of CNSA remote sensing data to IMSCB ground stations covering the vast Indonesian archipelago.

The data is intended to improve IMSCB early-warning capabilities and support maritime law enforcement and disaster relief response. The MoU follows the signing in 2012 of a China-Indonesia maritime collaboration agreement and the establishment of a bilateral maritime co-operation committee.

Read More:China-Indonesia sign remote-sensing MoU – IHS Jane’s 360.

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