SL looks to the skies

SL aims to improve domain awareness.

Naval Air Force Wing to secure SL waters: Defence Secratary

Defence Secretary Kapila Waidyaratne said the present threats and the geo-strategic importance of Sri Lanka has warranted the establishment of a Naval Air Force Wing to secure our waters with greater surveillance and striking capabilities.

Mr. Waidyaratne who delivered the key note address at the Colombo Air Symposium said today, Sri Lankan armed forces have been supplied with a number of naval crafts with high facilities.”It is also under the same rationale that a Joint Naval Command with the Air Force has been recommended along with a Joint Communications Network that would seek to build air and maritime capabilities, the secretary said.

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