Asymmetric Threat

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Asymmetric Threat

The possibility that a weak power will use surprise, deception, terrorism, new technologies, or some other unconventional method to defeat a strong power. Asymmetric threat poses a political risk to commerce.
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Procurement of these sonars for utilisation onboard ships is being undertaken by the Indian Navy to augment countermeasures against asymmetric threats.
With the United States we have cooperated closely in combating terrorism and asymmetric threats," he said.
Germany-based Hensoldt said that its Spexer 2000 3D radar proved its excellent detection capabilities, in particular against asymmetric threats, on the occasion of two customer demonstrations under real operational conditions.
They noted that the full implementation of the Agreement and the intensification of efforts to overcome asymmetric threats can contribute to improving the security situation across Mali.
He said countering future threats in a world of increasing complexity required a strategic outlook and cooperation to ensure that armies could meet the current requirements while preparing for the future challenges, as military operations in the future will face threats from traditional enemies using advanced armoured vehicles, and asymmetric threats from insurgents or warring factions.
During the visit, he was briefed regarding the operational readiness of the troops and associated security aspects at Gwadar port particularly with respect to CPEC project to thwart any conventional or asymmetric threats, a statement issued by ISPR here on Thursday said.
During his visit, the Admiral was briefed regarding the operational readiness of the troops and associated security aspects at Gwadar port particularly with respect to CPEC project to thwart any conventional or asymmetric threats.
To help inform a shared approach to those activities, the GCC and the United States pledged to increase information sharing on Iran and other asymmetric threats in the region.
Rhodes said discussions would focus on how the Persian Gulf nations - Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman, as well as Saudi Arabia - can "confront asymmetric threats.
The conference theme was Achieving Air Power Superiority against Asymmetric Threats and a panel of six air force chiefs presented papers on priorities facing regional air forces.
The important aspect of cooperation between the defense ministries of Kazakhstan and China lies in a joint training and experience exchange in capacity building for countering asymmetric threats (training of special forces units), said the message.
He also urged Gulf states to build their capacity of special forces, arms interdiction and intelligence in order to identity less traditional or asymmetric threats.
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