The Indian Navy’s Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) arrived at SLAF Base Katunayake for the training of Sri Lanka Air Force pilots and Sri Lanka Navy ships for shipborne helicopter operations on October 19, 2023.

The training is planned to familiarise SLAF pilots with the ALH and provide co-pilot experience. Further, the training team is also scheduled to undertake extensive deck landing practice onboard a Sri Lankan Navy ship during the period.