Australian Defence Force members embraced an opportunity to visit Sri Lanka’s largest air force base as part of Indo-Pacific Endeavour.
Private Michael Amarasinghe said he was looking to find a missing link in his life as a Sri Lankan-born soldier.
Soldiers swap the jungles of Sri Lanka for the seas of India as they continue their training mission during Indo-Pacific Endeavour.
The first leg of Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019 (IPE19) will be Australia’s largest ever Defence engagement activity with Sri Lanka.
Indo-Pacific Endeavour will build on Australia’s reputation and the relationship we have with our regional neighbours.
Australian Navy and Army teams are preparing for diving, demolition and explosive ordinance disposal training with regional partners.