Exercise KAVACH

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The Andaman and Nicobar Command recently conducted a joint military exercise, ‘KAVACH’, involving assets of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard.

About Exercise KAVACH:

  • It was conducted under the aegis of the Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC), the only Joint Forces Command in the country.
  • It was a tri-service exercise and involved assets of the Indian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Air Force and Indian Coast Guard.
  • Naval warships, amphibious troops of the Army and different types of aircraft of the Indian Air Force were employed during the military drill.
  • Aim: To enhance operational synergy and joint warfighting capabilities among the three services.
  • The exercise involved the synergised application of maritime surveillance assets, coordinated air and maritime strikes, air defence, submarine and landing operations


Q1) What is the Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC)?

The Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) is the first integrated theatre command in India with headquarters at Port Blair. It operates directly under the COSC.

Source: Andaman & Nicobar Command Conducts Joint Military Drill Ex-KAVACH. IN PICS