Sagara

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The Sri Lanka Navy’s Vikram-class offshore patrol craft, SLNS Sagara at cruising speed as it crosses from the Bay of Bengal into the Arabian Sea, patrolling the shipping lanes south of Sri Lanka. Sagara is a veteran of the long-range strikes against Sea Tiger logistic ships in the southeastern Indian Ocean during the Sri Lankan civil war which ended in 2009. Canon EOS 600D and EF-S 18-200mm lens at 200mm, 1/320, f/5.6, and ISO 400.


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The Russian 30mm 2A4Z automatic cannon identifies Sagara as a former Indian Coast Guard vessel; Indian Navy Vikram-class ships carry 40mm or 60mm Bofors guns.


Sagara #3 by Son of the Morning Light on 500px.com

This shot of the bridge clearly show’s the ship’s name in Sinhalese script, as well as lookouts watching us through binoculars.


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A last shot as Sagara cuts across our bows and heads northwest into the Arabian Sea.

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