SLINEX Concludes on Successful Note

The Sri Lanka-India Naval Exercise (SLINEX) was successfully held at the Naval Dockyard of Visakhapatnam, India and in the Bay of Bengal from 07th to 10th March 2022. Representing the Sri Lanka Navy, SLNS Sayurala took part in the bilateral naval exercise. The 09th edition of ‘SLINEX’ comprised two phases, as Harbor Phase and Sea Phase. The Indian Navy was…

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Joint Force Success

This year’s Diamond series kicked off with the successful completion of the first exercise, Diamond Seas 2022 in February. The Diamond series is part of the six-month air warfare instructors course (AWIC) focused on producing expert and approachable air warfare instructors capable of harnessing the combat potential of integrated air, space and cyber capabilities in support of the joint force.…

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RUSI: Ukraine No-Fly Zone Would be Ineffective

By Justin Bronk Russian forces continue to subject Ukrainian cities like Kharkiv and Mariupol to brutal and indiscriminate bombardment, and have already killed thousands of Ukrainian civilians and soldiers. There is a natural and understandable clamor in many Western countries for a no-fly zone to prevent the Russian Air Force from operating over all or part of Ukraine. This would…

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Coast Guard Repatriates 198 Illegal Immigrants to Haiti

Coast Guard Cutter Venturous’ repatriated 198 Haitian migrants to Haitian authorities March 10th. A good Samaritan notified Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders Sunday, at approximately 1 p.m., of a blue Haitian vessel grounded off Ocean Reef. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and partner agencies rescued 356 Haitians from the vessel approximately 200 yards off Ocean Reef in…

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Coast Guard Cutters Conclude Operation Aiga in Oceania

Coast Guard Cutters Juniper and Joseph Gerczak returned to Honolulu after completing a 42-day patrol in Oceania in support of Operation Aiga, March 7, 2022. Both crews deployed on a combined 14,000-mile patrol to provide maritime support and patrol coverage for Samoa and American Samoa’s exclusive economic zones as well as conducted joint-training operations with the Armed Forces in French…

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