Arabian Monsoon 2021 & Lion Star-II: Pakistan Navy holds drills with Russian, Sri Lankan forces


KARACHI – Pakistan Navy has conducted joint exercises with Russian and Sri Lankan naval forces upon culmination of AMAN-21 multinational drills.

A statement issued by the Navy DDGPR said, PN ships Alamgir and Aslat conducted a bilateral exercise titled “Arabian Monsoon 2021” with ships of Russian Federation Navy Admiral Grigorovich & Dmitriy Rogachov in the North Arabian Sea.

PNS ZULFIQUAR also conducted bilateral drill Lion Star-II with Sri Lankan Navy Ship Gajabahu.

Fixed and rotary-wing aircraft of Pakistan Navy Aviation and PAF fighter jets also participated. The exercise included anti-surface, anti-air warfare, maneuvering, and communication serials.


Both drills were conducted to further enhance cooperation and interoperability with navies of the Russian Federation and Sri Lanka.

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