As part of exercise Dakshin Shakti in training areas of Rajasthan and Gujarat, Multi-Agency Exercise, "Sagar Shakti" was conducted from November 19-22, the army said on Monday.
The exercise had components from the Indian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Airforce, Indian Coast Guard, Border Security Force and Gujarat States Security apparatus including Gujarat State Police, Marine Police and Fisheries Department was conducted in the Creek Sector of Kutch Peninsula.
The exercise involved the insertion of troops and manoeuvres by forces in all three dimensions simultaneously in an integrated manner.
Comprehensive coordination incorporating contemporary technology to include response mechanisms in a multi-domain environment, real-time communication, and sharing of operational data to overcome emerging multi-dimensional threats were practised and honed amongst the participants, the army said.
The exercise was witnessed by a senior hierarchy of participating agencies.
This is the first time that an effective punch of a Field Training Exercise has been packed in the response mechanism which functions under a robust Central Operation Room (COR) comprising troops of multiple forces. The integration and coordination achieved was apparent and applauded by senior officials. (ANI)