The Navy is also participating in the biggest ever joint military exercise to be carried out in the history of the country.
It is the first joint exercise to be carried out after defeating terrorism. The exercise has been launched at Silavathura in Mannar. The Navy carried out a landing exercise from the seas off the Silawatura coast. The Navy Headquarters said that large ships and high speed vessels of the Navy participated in the exercise. The special boat squadron of the Navy arrived in Silavathura area yesterday. Security chiefs of many countries including the United States are observing the exercise. It will be held for nine days.