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Sri Lanka wanted U.S. help as Indian radars 'not sufficient'

Mar 14, 2011 8:12:01 PM - yahoo.com
CHENNAI: Sri Lanka quietly asked the United States for assistance to improve its air defence systems as India-supplied radars had proved insufficient to prevent an attack by LTTE aircraft on the Katunayake air base in March 2007, but it agreed with the Americans that New Delhi must be kept in the loop.