China, India to take part in Sri Lanka military exercise

A_Cormorant_1China and India will take part in the joint military exercise ‘Cormorant Strike VI – 2015’, together with more than 2000 tri-service personnel and representative military officers from foreign countries.

Major General Jagath Dias, Chief of Staff said that the mock Field Training Exercise (FTX) focused on the employment of Special Operations Forces (SOF) in order to provide basis to launch ground operations will commence from Pulmudai to North of Arugam Bay on Thursday.

He said that 2500 Infantry, Commando and Special Forces troops representing Sri Lanka Army, 245 Navy personnel, 140 sailors from Sri Lanka Air Force and 53 foreign participants and observers are expected to participate in this year’s Exercise ‘Cormorant Strike VI – 2015’.

Military officers from Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan and USA have already confirmed their participation in the Exercise.

“The Exercise with Army Commando (CR) Regiment and Special Forces (SF) Regiment troops, integrated with Navy and Air Force Special Forces, aims to enhance special operation capabilities and maintain combat readiness at all levels,” Major General Jagath Dias said.

Covering a vast patch of island’s jungle areas, coupled with simultaneous mock seaborne and airborne operations, the Exercise in its final stages expects to join with Army troops.

This Army-initiated mock Field Training Exercise (FTX), organized and implemented in close cooperation with Sri Lanka Navy and Air Force has been designed for deployment of their troops in a war milieu of Special Operations at any given moment and planned for conduct of joint operations as one team, using manoeuvrist approach, encompassing planning, execution and command.

It also focuses on planning, preparations, formulations, coordination, command, control, tactics, techniques and procedures (TTP), execution of Special Operations within given frameworks and is organized by the Directorate of Training at the Army Headquarters.

3 COMMENTS

  1. It is a great event and I look forward to disperse and create Asian Unity, that was and controlled and disputed by all western and European Virus in our lands of Asians countries for the the last 500 yrs. We were victims of EU, British and so called Looters of Native Americans and Native Canadians. BOJAK Canadians or Americans may have to surrender on reality. It is also the beginning to each other understanding of our assessing of our self. Also in the counties of Asia the, Asia vs Europe the well. potential development of BRISKS is a as well Asia with an Atomic Asian countries like Russia. is our Partners in Future.. China ,India . Packistan as well all the counties needed atomic power to to retaliate the west.
    I propose MR of Sri Lanka for that job.

    • teewee!
      I as a Sri Lankan who loved our country for the last72 yrs, I’m really proud that teewee has the courage to tell the truth TO OUR FOOLISH SRI LANKANS WHO WERE HOODWINKED BY RANIL,THE BATALANDA CHAMBERS MINEEMARUWA,MITHRIYAK NETHI PAAWAADENNA SIRISENA,RAJITHA THE BALLA WHO WAS BENEFITTED BY FISHING TRAWLERS AND LATELY-THE KARuMAKKARA_THANHAPATHY_DUMINDA DISS NAMETHI BALLA,HAVE AGAIN AND AGAIN HAD THE KUMANTHRANA AND ARE TRYING TO DESTROY SIRI LANKA INTO A TAMIL NAADU!!!!!!!!
      We can see the RESULTS VERY SOON!!!

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