Coast guard

Maritime security organization of a particular country

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A coast guard or coastguard, is a maritime security organization of a particular country. The term implies widely different responsibilities in different countries, from being a heavily armed military force with customs and security duties to being a volunteer organization tasked with search and rescue functions and lacking any law enforcement powers. However, a typical coast guard's functions are distinct from typical functions of both the navy and a transportation police.

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The United States sent Navy and Coast Guard ships through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday, the military said, as the United States increases the frequency of..
Credit: Reuters - Published 15 hours ago

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The commandant said the service, which has struggled to attract minorities, would bolster its efforts, though he admitted the military’s transgender policy..
Credit: NYTimes.com - Published 4 days ago

The ministry of defence on Wednesday cleared fresh policy guidelines for selection of shipyards for major warship and submarine building projects of the Indian..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 5 days ago

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