In Sri Lanka India-Sri Lanka Joint Exercise SLINEX-2018 Begins.
The exercise SLINEX-2018 which was previously held biannually has been converted to an annual event.
- From this year to enhance cooperation in the maritime domain and to further strengthen mutual trust and interoperability between the two navies.
- The scope of the week-long exercise has been significantly increased this year with three ships
- From the Indian side two maritime patrol aircraft and one helicopter are participating