DANX-2017

Why in News?

The five-day Defence of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Exercise (DANX) was recently conducted under the aegis of Andaman & Nicobar Command.

 

FACTS FOR PRELIMS

OBJECTIVE

The main objective of the exercise was to practice & validate procedures and drills of all the Command forces aimed at defending Andaman & Nicobar Islands.  Accretional forces from the main land including fighters, Special Forces, Naval ships and heavy lift transport aircraft participated in the exercise.

 

SOURCE-PIB.