The joint tri-services Field Training Exercise (FTX), 'Cormorant Strike VIII - 2017', organized by the Sri Lanka Army for the 8th consecutive year, is taking place covering the Eastern Province. The State Minister of Defence, Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene and the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne, PC, were also present today (14 September 2017) to witness the troops in action staging a simulated multi-pronged joint amphibious attack on enemy hideouts.
14 Sep 2017
A training module on Preventive Medicine and Casualty Care Subject Matter Expert Exchange got off the ground at the naval base SLNS Gemunu in Welisara yesterday (11 September 2017). The US Marine Corps Forces Pacific (MARFORPAC) is conducting the training engagement for the personnel of the Sri Lanka Navy.
12 Sep 2017
Naval personnel onboard Fast Attack Craft and SLNS Ranawickrama attached to the Northern Naval Command on routine patrol apprehended 12 Indian fishermen along with their 2 fishing trawlers for poaching in the Sri Lankan territorial waters about 2 nautical miles North-east of the Kachchativu Island yesterday (11 August 2017).
12 Sep 2017