US Ship At Andaman Islands for Military Exercise

  • USCG Ship Bertholf visits Port Blair for the “Sea Defenders-2024” exercise. 
  • The exercise, titled “Sea Defenders-2024”, is scheduled for 09-10 Mar 2024. 
  • The exercise will simulate maritime piracy and asymmetric threat scenarios. 
  • The exercise includes simulated drone attacks, joint maritime search and rescue operations, major fire fighting, marine pollution response, and counter-drug interdiction exercises. 
  • A simulated medical evacuation will be conducted to enhance readiness in emergencies. 
  • The ship, equipped with advanced technology and weaponry, serves the operational function for complex law enforcement, defense, and national security missions. 
  • The visit underscores the importance of international cooperation in addressing maritime challenges.


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