Quick Fact Sheet : National Security Guards

Guest Post by : Sandeep Jogula, [Civil Service Aspirant]

The National Security Guard (NSG) is a Special Response Unit in India that is primarily utilized for counter-terrorism and anti-hijacking operations.

Functions:

  • Neutralization of terrorist threats.
  • Handling hijacking situations in air and on land.
  • Bomb disposal (search, detection and neutralization of IEDs).
  • PBI (Post Blast Investigation).
  • Engaging and neutralizing terrorists in specific situations.
  • Rescue of hostages.

NSG Training Center – Manesar in Haryana NSG Head Quarters – Palam, Delhi

Sub Units:

SRG – Special Rangers Group, for protection of VIPs

SAG – Special Action Group, for anti-terrorist & anti-hijack operations

NSG Operations till now:

Operation

Operation Type

Year

Mission

Operation Blue Star

Anti-terrorist

1984

Suppressed Sikh separatist terrorist attacks at Golden Temple.

Operation Black Thunder II

Anti-terrorist

1988

Suppressed terrorist attacks at Golden Temple.

Operation Ashwamedh

Anti-hijacking

1993

Rescued Hijacked Indian Air Lines Boeing 727

Operation Vajra-Shakti

Anti-terrorist

2002

Suppressed terrorist attacks at Akshardham temple, Ahmadabad.

Operation Black Tornado / Operation Cyclone

Anti-terrorist

2008

Suppressed 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attacks.

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  • Santhosh
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    awesome thanks !!!!

  • Anonymous
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    good …………….

  • Anonymous
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    good info

  • promil
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    THANK YOU