Oct 03, Colombo: The United States Navy Ship Lewis and Clark arrived at Sri Lanka's Trincomalee port on Monday (02 October 2017) to participate in the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Exercise (CARAT) - 2017.
The ship which is 210 m in length and 32 m in width features a helipad which is capable of providing landing facility for 2 helicopters.
The U.S. Pacific Fleet commenced CARAT Exercise with Sri Lanka Navy on Monday (02) in Trincomalee. The exercise will continue until 6th October.
The ship, upon completion of the training exercise, is scheduled to leave for the next port of call on 06 October.