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