Andaman & Nicobar Command Joint Security Exercise

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Andaman & Nicobar Command conducted a joint security exercise at Port Blair airfield to test the preparedness of all security agencies during attacks and other such contingencies.

Andaman & Nicobar Command on Wednesday, February 16 conducted a joint security exercise at Port Blair airfield. The aim of the drill was to test the preparedness of all security agencies during contingencies such as terrorist attack, hostage crisis, hijack situation.

The day and night drills were held at INS Utkrosh and Veer Savarkar International Airport.

Quick Reaction Teams from Army, Navy and CISF were deployed to counter the made-up terrorist threats at various places inside the airfield.

Simultaneously, Special Forces elements from the NSG, Ghatak Platoons and Marine Commandos (MARCOS) were also mobilised for synchronised operations along with the QRTs.

The Andaman & Nicobar Command has recently promulgated a Joint Standard Operating Procedures for Security at Port Blair Airfield.

These drills were designed to test, validate and fine tune the SOPs as well as improve coordination between all military and security agencies at Port Blair.

The SOPs have been developed to effectively counter any threat on this critical airfield were also re-validated during the joint exercise.

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