Vessel Traffic Management and Information System of the Republic of Malta

VTMIS system for Malta provides a service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and significantly enhances the surveillance and monitoring capabilities available to Malta Maritime Authority (MMA) and the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM). The system, which includes radars and optronics, has proven capable of tracking small targets and has been instrumental in a number of operations which have led to the interception o craft carrying illegal migrants or engaged in the smuggling of controlled substances and contraband items.

The system fully supports other functions including Vessel Traffic Management, Search & Rescue and General Law Enforcement.

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