Fishing boats are seen off Torishima island. Japan is planning to use new technologies to better monitor its waters. Photo: Handout
Fishing boats are seen off Torishima island. Japan is planning to use new technologies to better monitor its waters. Photo: Handout
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Japan developing AI, satellite-based surveillance system to track foreign ships in its waters

  • The new system, expected to be deployed in 2024, will scan Japan’s vast exclusive economic zone and flag any suspicious activity to the coastguard
  • The technology will allow it to better monitor the disputed Diaoyu/Senkaku islands, illegal fishing activity and North Korean ‘sanctions-busting’ vessels

Topic |   Japan
Fishing boats are seen off Torishima island. Japan is planning to use new technologies to better monitor its waters. Photo: Handout
Fishing boats are seen off Torishima island. Japan is planning to use new technologies to better monitor its waters. Photo: Handout
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