Andaman and Nicobar Command Is conducting a large scale joint services
exercises in defence of Andaman & Nicobar Islands (DANX-17).
Spanning over a period of five days, components of Army, Navy, Air Force
and Coast Guard in the Islands will be carrying out mobilisation and defensive
manoeuvres in conjunction with additional forces from the main land.
The field manúuvres would see Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard jointly
conducting battle procedures involved in the Defence of Andaman & Nicobar
The exercise will involve employment of special forces troops, fighters and
transport aircrafts conducting joint operations.
aim of the exercise is to validate defensive plans of Headquarters Andaman and
Nicobar Command towards ensuring territorial integrity of the Islands.