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"Blue Whale III" carried out in Trincomalee by Navy Marines

"Blue Whale III" carried out in Trincomalee by Navy Marines

[July 13 2017]

The Sri Lanka Navy Marine Battalion performed their final amphibious exercise, "Blue Whale III" Wednesday (July, 12) at the Thiriyaya beach, Trincomalee, states Navy media.

Hundred and fifty nine (159) SLN Maries of the 2 Battalion took part in this exercise demonstrated at the coast of Sagarapura in the Eastern region. The Exercise was carried out with the aim to strengthen the operational readiness of the SLN Marines. Navy's Landing Craft 821, 04 Fast Attack Craft, 1 Fast Gun Boat, 8 Inshore Patrol Craft and F7 fighter aircraft along with MI 17 helicopters of the Sri Lanka Air Force participated in the exercise.

Commander Eastern Naval Area and senior naval officers were present at the occasion.


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