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Cooperation on Maritime Awareness Mission: Cabinet Approves Implementing Arrangement between India & France

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been appraised of the Implementing Arrangement (IA) for Pre-formulation Studies of a "Maritime Domain Awareness
Cooperation on Maritime Awareness Mission: Cabinet approves Implementing Arrangement between India and France

Mission" signed between India and France on 10th March 2018.
  • The proposed joint mission will be devoted to maritime domain awareness, with the objective to provide relevant data and services to both nations.

More about the mission!


  • The objective of the mission is to monitor the maritime traffic and identify non-compliant ships at maximum possible revisit frequency.
  • The monitoring system will provide end to end solution for detection, identification, monitoring of vessels in the regions of interest for India and France.
  • As per the IA, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and France’s Centre Nationale D├Ętudes Spatiales (CNES), will jointly undertake various activities during these pre-formulation studies.
  • They will present pre-formulation concept study results to respective senior management for review within one year of its signing.
Cooperation on Maritime Awareness Mission: Cabinet Approves Implementing Arrangement between India & France Cooperation on Maritime Awareness Mission: Cabinet Approves Implementing Arrangement between India & France Reviewed by Shweta Kashyap on June 29, 2018 Rating: 5

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