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Sagar Kavach Coastal Security Exercise and Matla Abhiyan Exercise held: Key Facts

The Indian Navy conducted a two-day coastal security exercise called “Sagar Kavach”. The exercise was conducted by Indian Navy along with Indian Coastal Guard. It is a half-yearly exercise to check coastal security mechanism and validate Standard Operating Procedure. Highlights Around 50 patrol crafts of the Coast Guard and 20 ships of the Indian Navy ..

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‘Matla Abhiyaan’ held in Kolkata

The Indian Navy has conducted a five-day-long coastal security exercise called ‘Matla Abhiyaan’ at Kolkata, which started on 29 January. The exercise is named after the Matla river, which flows around the Sundarbans. The exercise aims at interacting with coastal communities to spread awareness on coastal security. During the exercise, the naval personnel interacted with ..

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Affiliation Charter Signed between Assam Rifles and Indian Coast Guard

An Affiliation Charter was signed between 3rd (Naga Hills) Battalion of Assam Rifles and Indian Coast Guard Ship  (ICGS) Shaurya. Objectives of the Affiliation Charter To promote bilateral cooperation between the Assam Rifles and the ICG in the field of exchange of information/personnel, build-up camaraderie for training, sports/adventure and sustainable development. To facilitate the ‘Sentinels ..

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Indian Navy to conduct TROPEX Exercise to test robustness of coastal security apparatus

Indian Navy will conduct its flagship large-scale coastal defence exercise Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise (TROPEX) from January to March 2019 to test robustness of entire coastal security apparatus. As part of TROPEX, Indian Navy will conduct large-scale coastal defence exercise ‘Exercise Sea Vigil’. This exercise will involve all stake holders across mainland and island ..

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C-437: Indian Coast Guard commissions interceptor boat

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has commissioned interceptor boat ICGS C-437 at Porbandar, Gujarat as part of its efforts to strengthen coastal security. ICGS C-437 shall be based at Jakhau under administrative and operational control of commander Coast Guard Region (North West). ICGS C-437 The interceptor boat is 27.8m long, has displacement capacity of 106 ..

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