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Indian Navy to coordinate largest coastal defence exercise Sea Vigil-21


  • The inaugural edition of the exercise was conducted in January 2019. 
  • The two-day biennial pan-India coastal defence exercise, will be undertaken along the entire 7,516-kilometre long coastline. 
  • The exercise will also include Exclusive Economic Zone of the country and will involve all the 13 coastal States and Union Territories along with other maritime stakeholders. 
  • It will also include the fishing and coastal communities. 
  • The entire coastal security set up was reorganised after the 26/11 Terror attack at Mumbai which was launched via the sea route.