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Offshore Patrol Vessels

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US 7th Fleet helps Sri Lanka Navy find missing fishermen

A P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft assigned to US 7th Fleet helped the Sri Lanka Navy locate a missing ...

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India's Goa Shipyard delivers second OPV to Sri Lankan Navy

India’s Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) delivered the second advanced offshore patrol vessel ‘SLNS ...

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Sri Lanka hosts first CARAT exercise ever

Sri Lankan maritime forces welcomed their US counterparts to Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, on October 1, where the two ...

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Sri Lanka Navy commissions OPV SLNS Sayurala

The Sri Lankan Navy commissioned SLNS Sayurala, the first of two offshore patrol vessel, in a ceremony at Colombo ...

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Sri Lanka to commission first India-built OPV

The Sri Lankan Navy is to commission the first of two India-built offshore patrol vessels, SLNS Sayural, after it ...

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Second Sri Lanka Navy AOPV 'SLNS Sindurala' launched

SLNS Sindurala, the second of two Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessels (AOPV) being built for the Sri Lankan Navy ...

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Sri Lanka Navy assist burning containership off Colombo

On April 4th, 2017, the Sri Lanka Navy sent two Fast Attack Craft (FAC) to assist MSC ‘Daniela’, a containership ...

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Sri Lankan OPV sets sail for drills with Pakistani Navy

SLNS Samudura, a Sri Lanka Navy offshore patrol vessel, departed its homeport of Colombo on February 3 and headed ...

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India's GSL launches second OPV for Sri Lanka

Indian shipbuilder Goa Shipyard Limited launched the second offshore patrol vessel for Sri Lanka at its shipyard on ...

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Sri Lanka Navy breaks up protest at Hambantota Port

The Sri Lanka Navy intervened on Saturday, December 10, to break up a protest and free two merchant held hostage by ...

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US, Sri Lankan Navy, Marines in theater security drills

U.S. marines and sailors embarked aboard amphibious transport dock USS Somerset (LPD 25) arrived in Trincomalee, ...

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USS Hopper sailor medically evacuated by Sri Lankan Navy

U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) was assisted by the Sri Lanka navy in an emergency ...

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Sri Lanka Navy prevents 18 from reaching Australia

The Sri Lankan Navy intercepted a people smuggling boat attempting to come to Australia illegally in the morning of ...

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New Orleans CO pays visit to Western Naval Area ...

The Commanding Officer of the amphibious transport dock ship New Orleans (LPD 18) visited the Commander, Sri Lankan ...

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Sri Lankan offshore patrol vessel launched in India

Indian Goa Shipyards Ltd launched an ‘Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel’ for the Sri Lanka Navy on June ...

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Sri Lanka sells naval ships to Nigeria

Having received one of the biggest defense contracts in the country’s naval history, Sri Lanka Navy sold 9 ...

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Japanese destroyers visit Sri Lanka

Two ships of the Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF), JS Yuudachi and JS Yuugiri, arrived at the Port of ...

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Sri Lanka Navy to join Combined Maritime Forces

Commander Combined Task Force 151 (CCTF 151) Commodore Zahid Ilyas SI(M) S.Bt recently visited Sri Lanka to boost ...

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Russian rescue vessel makes port call in Sri Lanka

Russian Navy’s Black Sea Fleet Rescue Vessel Epron, arrived at the Port of Colombo, Sri Lanka, on a goodwill ...

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HMS Defender docks in Sri Lanka on way home

Royal Navy’s Type 45 frigate HMS Defender has visited the island nation of Sri Lanka on its return from the ...

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Gallery: Indian, Sri Lanka Navy exercise off Colombo

Sri Lanka Navy Ships Sayura, Samudura and three Fast Attack Craft conducted a naval exercise with the Indian Naval ...

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