Sri Lanka Military Academy

Serve to Lead

19th September 2021 17:24:45 Hours


The “Exercise Scorpion” is one of the major exercises conducted for final term officer cadets with the aim of teaching them the internal security component of the COIN package. In the exercise the cadets underwent the practical aspects of counterinsurgency situations in urban areas such as establishing and maintaining an ops room, manning of VP’s and KP’s, conducting roadblocks, CIMIC activities, cordon and search operations, crowd dispersal etc.

Officer cadets of intake 89 B, 60 (Vol) and Lady 17 (Vol) successfully completed the exercise from 13 -19 September 2021 within the Academy premises due to COVID – 19 restrictions.