Ecuador seeks radar to combat drug smuggling after Chinese deal falls through

Ecuador is seeking to acquire four new radar surveillance systems, according to Defence Minister Fernando Cordero. China’s CTEC was awarded a $60 million contract but it was cancelled last year when the system was discovered to be incompatible with Ecuador’s military aircraft. The former Minister of Defence, Marîa Fernanda Espinosa said last year that "the money given to CETC was recovered, including a guarantee of $3 million." The radars will be used to combat drug smuggling...
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