US – Lanka Naval exercise inaugurates in Trincomalee

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) exercise, between US Naval Special Warfare Forces personnel and Sri Lanka naval personnel from the 4th Fast Attack Flotilla (4FAF) and Special Boat Squadron (SBS) was ceremonially inaugurated at the Special Boat Squadron Training School (SBSTS) in Trincomalee yesterday (17).

The opening address of the JCET exercise was held with the participation of Captain Damian Fernando, Commander 4th Fast Attack Flotilla, Captain Aruna Weerasinghe, Commanding Officer Special Boat Squadron and the members from the US Naval Special Warfare Unit.

The programme is held annually as part of mutual understanding and agreements for the training and support requirements of both countries. As such, this four (4) week long course will mainly focus on to develop professional skills and exchange of knowledge among naval personnel of US Naval Special Warfare Forces and Sri Lanka Navy.

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