JMSDF Training Squadron Departs Sri Lanka

The Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF) Training Squadron ships ‘KASHIMA’ and ‘SHIMAKAZE’ which recently arrived at the port of Colombo on a three day visit, departed the island today (21st May 2022) concluding their official visit. Upon their arrival in Colombo on 19th May, the duo of JMSDF Training Squadron ships were welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance…

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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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CARAT Series 2021 Commences

June 24, 2021 – The 27th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise series between the U.S. Navy and the armed forces of partner nations commenced with CARAT Sri Lanka, June 24. Taking place throughout South and Southeast Asia, CARAT expands bilateral and multilateral exercises; ensures maritime security, stability, and prosperity; and highlights the United States’ commitment to the…

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