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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Also, foreign minister Ioannis Kasoulides confirmed that Cyprus is currently in talks on acquiring from the United States two small coast guard vessels as part of the two nations' collaboration in the fight against terrorism and asymmetric threats.
24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Trends driving spending on the Electronic Warfare (EW) sector will be underpinned by the need to control an ever increasing complex spectrum environment, countering modern frequency agile radar systems and network-based IP-centric communications in conventional symmetric warfare scenarios, as well as combatting asymmetric threats from improvised explosive devices: The Strategy Analytics Advanced Defense Systems (ADS) forecast, "Global Electronic Warfare Market Forecast: 2014 - 2024," forecasts spending on global electronic warfare systems and services will grow to over $18.
He expressed Pakistan Navy's resolve to ensure protection of Gwadar Port against all asymmetric threats under the prevalent precarious internal and external security environment.
Project Details : This project, with funding from the Trust Fund in Support of the African Led International Support Mission in Mali (TF AFISMA), is to address the increasing asymmetric threats and attacks, including the threat from Improvised Explosive Devices (IED), rockets and mortars targeting personnel and assets of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).
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.
Secretary Carter reiterated future regional defense capabilities would need to provide not only conventional deterrence, but also address unconventional and asymmetric threats the region is most likely to face from Iran, ISIL and others.
Iran's conventional military threat is only one challenge facing the region, but asymmetric threats are more likely.
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.
Today, our country is facing asymmetric threats and to confront them we need skillful and faithful commandos," Pourdastan told FNA at the time.
The system was designed for the myriad asymmetric threats in the narrow and congested waters of the Persian Gulf--the laser can aim precisely at a small object and disable its guidance system, motor, or other vital components.
The defence ministers also agreed that the alliance must be prepared for the full spectrum of missions, including those against sophisticated adversaries with advanced technologies, and against new, asymmetric threats.
Promising the government's support for the Coast Guard's plan to substantially increase its force level to face emerging challenges, Antony also emphasised the importance that the government accords to coastal security in view of the asymmetric threats from the sea.
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