Exercise ‘SEA VIGIL’
17, Apr 2019
Prelims level : IR Mains level : Exercise particulars
Why in News?
- The debrief of Exercise Sea Vigil was held on 16 April19
- The maiden national level Coastal Defence Exercise SEA VIGIL was conducted by Indian Navy from 22-23 Jan 19
- The exercise witnessed the simultaneous activation of the coastal security apparatus across the country involving maritime stakeholders at the Centre and all the 13 Coastal States and Union Territories
- All relevant agencies from the field units in different states participated through Tele- Conference.
- The Chairperson complimented the strong interagency coordination and interoperability achieved during the exercise and reiterated the need for flexibility and agility to deal with security Challenge
- Key takeaways from the exercise debrief were deliberated and disseminated to all for further action/ follow-up. The feedback from the exercise and the deliberations would be presented at the next meeting of the National Committee for Strengthening Maritime and Coastal Security (NCSMCS).