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Sri Lanka turned to U.S. for air defense when Indian radars failed to counter LTTE air attacks

Mar 14, 2011 11:12:30 PM- colombopage.com
Mar 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka quietly sought the assistance from the United States to counter the threats from the LTTE air wing when the India-supplied two-dimensional radars failed to prevent the LTTE air attack on the Katunayake Air Force Base, a WikiLeak cable obtained by the Indian daily The Hindu said.