The JMSDF conducted a goodwill exercise with the Sri Lanka Navy SLN in order to strengthen
cooperation and to realize a “Free and Open Indo Pacific” as described below.
1. Objectives
(1) To improve the JMSDF’s tactical capabilities
(2) To promote friendship and mutual understanding with the SLN
2. Date
October 31
3. Exercise Area
Off Trincomalee
4. Participating Units
(1) JMSDF JS Akebono
(2) SLN : SLNS Shakthi
5. Type of exercises
Tactical maneuvering exercise , PHOTOEX
6. Notes
JS AKEBONO made a port visit to Trincomalee Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka from 28th to 31th October