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SEA VIGIL: Indian Navy Coordinates Largest Ever Coastal Defence Exercise

SEA VIGIL: Indian Navy Coordinates Largest Ever Coastal Defence Exercise

Ten years after '26/11' terror attacks in Mumbai, the Navy on 22 Jan commenced its largest coastal defence exercise off the country's coast.

Codenamed Sea Vigil, a first of its kind, is being undertaken along the entire 7516.6 km coastline and Exclusive Economic Zone of India and is involving all the 13 coastal States and Union Territories along with all maritime stakeholders, including the fishing and coastal communities.     

Multi-agency teams have been deployed in all coastal districts to undertake security audit of various vulnerable locations such as fish landing centres, as well as major, minor and intermediate ports, lighthouses, coastal police stations, control rooms and operations centres.

Exercise SEA VIGIL aims to comprehensively and holistically validate the efficacy of the measures taken since '26/11'. The exercise will entail both seaward and shore-based monitoring.

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