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Sri Lankan Troops in Lebanon Conduct Joint Exercise with APCs & MPMG weapons

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.