Coastal security exercise ‘Sagar Kavach’ conducted off Lakshadweep Islands

A two-day Coastal Security Exercise Sagar Kavach 01/24 involving all maritime security agencies of India was conducted in Union Territory of Lakshadweep from 01 to 02 April 2024.

Notably, the assets of Indian Navy, Indian Coast Guard, Marine Police, Fisheries, Customs and other security agencies were engaged in the exercise.

Further, validation of effectiveness of Coastal Security mechanism while dealing with asymmetric threat emanating from the sea were undertaken.

Also, the exercise witnessed enhanced preparedness, response mechanism, surveillance capabilities coordination between the coastal security stake holders.