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Cooperation Afloat Readiness & Training (CARAT) Exercise concluded

Cooperation Afloat Readiness & Training (CARAT) Exercise concluded

[October 08 2017]


The 23rd Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Exercise - 2017 conducted by the Sri Lanka Navy and the US Pacific Fleet concluded successfully on Friday (06th October) in Trincomalee, states Navy media.

The five day naval Exercise began on Monday (02nd October). The Exercise mainly focused on improving maritime security skills and operational readiness. The small boat operations, evidence collection, diving procedures, anti-terrorism security operations and strengthening relationships between military participants through community development projects, sports, and social events were also included in the CARAT Exercise.

Inaugurated in 1995, CARAT is a premier naval engagement which addresses shared maritime security priorities, enhances interoperability among participating forces and develops sustained naval partnership with nations across South and Southeast Asia.

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