US warships arrive in Sri Lanka
2 days ago
Colombo (News 1st) – US Naval ships USS ‘Spruance’ and USNS ‘Millinocket’ have arrived at the port of Hambanthota to take part in the annual naval exercise “ Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Exercise (CARAT)-2019.
103m long USNS ‘Millinocket’ has a displacement of 2362 tons while the 155.3m long USS ‘Spruance’ has a displacement capacity of 9580 tons.
This exercise will be conducted in two phases as inshore and offshore exercises, along with Sri Lanka Navy’s SLNS Sayurala and SLNS Samudura.