09.30 - 12.30 Best Practices for Maritime Surveillance and Coastal Protection: Overcoming Current Challenges and Roadmap for the Future
Naval officers in charge of different aspects of ensuring maritime security often face time and coordination challenges amongst various teams tasked for specific duties. Not just technical aspects, but issues of training, optimum patrol activity coordination, littoral security and of course, surveillance and intelligence collection.
The workshop will try to cover the different aspects of coastal surveillance, including:
- Developing a roadmap for an integrated MDA project stresses and strains: Discussing the new challenges in the maritime space, including environmental spills and threats to fisheries
- Challenges to operational efficiency: Discussing current inter agency collaboration efforts in place
- Technical upgrades: Debating between payload upgrade vs platform upgrade
- Understanding how to fit local requirements with global COTS products
NAVAL CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIVE SERVICE, SINGAPORE
The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) functions to investigate criminal, terrorist, and foreign intelligence threats. With offices all around the world, NCIS Singapore works closely with the Singapore Navy and Coast Guard along with other naval forces in the region, providing mission and intelligence support. The nominated officer from NCIS, Singapore will provide a best practice scenario with operational case studies on the issues touched above.