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coast guard

also Coast Guard
n. Abbr. CG
1. The branch of a nation's armed forces that is responsible for coastal defense, protection of life and property at sea, and enforcement of customs, immigration, and navigation laws.
2. A member of a coast guard.

Coast′ Guard`

1. a U.S. military service charged with enforcing maritime laws, saving lives and property at sea, etc., and which in wartime may augment the navy.
2. (l.c.) any similar organization for aiding navigation, preventing smuggling, etc.
3. (l.c.) Also called coastguardsman. a member of any such organization.
pobřežní hlídka
obalna straža
해안 경비대
biên phòng bờ biển

Coast Guard

خَفَر السَوَاحِل pobřežní hlídka kystvagt Küstenwache ακτοφυλακή guardacostas rannikkovartiosto garde-côte obalna straža guardia costiera 沿岸警備隊 해안 경비대 kustwacht kystvakt straż przybrzeżna guarda costeira береговая охрана kustbevakning หน่วยรักษาการณ์ตามชายฝั่งทะเล sahil koruma görevlisi biên phòng bờ biển 海岸警卫队
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KARACHI -- Pakistan Coast Guards (PCG), during intelligence based operation in the open sea recovered four hundred kilograms narcotics from a launch and also arrested five smugglers.
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Section 202 permits the Coast to provide technical assistance (including law enforcement and maritime safety and security training) to foreign navies, coast guards, and other maritime authorities.
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The Deepwater Program will broaden the service's security assistance options across the board, opening up new possibilities for the sale of both new construction assets, cutters, boats, aircraft, and systems, and current surface platforms, as well as fostering a new level of interoperability between the Coast Guard and foreign navies and coast guards around the world.
Smuggling is going on unabated but at the same time we need to support our Coast Guards and provide them sophisticated equipment to monitor any illegal activity including narcotics and human trafficking, he said while addressing the passing out parade of 34th batch of Pakistan Coast Guards (PCG) at their training centre at Korangi on Thursday.
The Coast Guard shall, while carrying out its law enforcement and other
Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Academy Graduation, April 14, 2004.
Coast Guard has heightened the designated security level at the harbor complex.

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