October 17, 2020
The Sri Lankan Force Protection Company (SLFP-Coy) serving the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) recently participated in a five-day long direct live firing Exercise, ‘Ex-Steel Storm - 2020’.
France, Italy, Spain, Finland, Ireland, Germany, Slovenia, Ghana, South Korea, Malaysia, Nepal, India, Indonesia, Serbia, Brazil, Bangladesh, China, Poland, and Lebanese Armed Forces also joined the Exercise.
The SLFP-Coy included 3 Officers and 27 Other Ranks used 4 Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs) mounted with machine guns, five Multipurpose Machine Guns (MPMGs) and 10 personal weapons during this joint-Exercise.
Sri Lankan troops contribute to the United Nations Peace Keeping from 2004.