Coastal Ops

Hardening Coastal Security Posture, Operations

In its continuous and relentless support to coastal security operations conducted by the Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) along the coastal municipalities of Zamboanga del Sur, the Municipal Government of Vincenzo Sagun turned-over a triple-engine boat in a simple ceremony held today, December 10, 2020 at Liangan Port, Vincenzo Sagun, Zamboanga del Sur.

The new triple-engine boat will help sustain the Battalion’s efforts in Development Support and Security Operations (DSSO) in its Area of Responsibilty (AOR) and will significantly enhance the coastal security posture along the coastal municipalities of Zamboanga del Sur.

Also to support the conduct of Law Enforcement and Support Operations (LESO), the said coastal security operations will prevent pirates and criminal groups from conducting atrocities and extortion activities targeting innocent civilians.

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