Two (02) illegal immigrants held at Thaleimannar sand dunes
 

Based on information received by the Navy, two (02) suspects attempting to migrate from India to Sri Lanka by illegal means were held at the sand dune -1 in Thaleimannar yesterday (19th July).

20 Jul 2018

Outgoing Russian Defence Attaché calls on Commander of the Navy
 

The outgoing Defence Attaché (DA) of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Sri Lanka, Colonel Dmitry Mikhaylovskiy, paid a farewell call on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 18th July 2018.

20 Jul 2018

Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) exercise ceremonially inaugurated in Trincomalee
 

The Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) exercise, between US Naval Special Warfare Forces personnel and Sri Lanka naval personnel from the 4th Fast Attack Flotilla (4FAF) and Special Boat Squadron (SBS) was ceremonially inaugurated at the Special Boat Squadron Training School (SBSTS) in Trincomalee yesterday (17th July).

18 Jul 2018

Sri Lanka Navy rescues two Indian fishermen stranded in the sea
 

The crew of a Fast Attack Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command, rescued the lives of two Indian fishermen who were drifting in the sea, yesterday (July 16th).

17 Jul 2018

Four Indian nationals apprehended with 36.1 kg of Kerala cannabis in northern seas
 

Based on information received by the Navy, a group of naval personnel onboard a Fast Attack Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command, during routine patrol, apprehended four (04) Indian nationals with 36. 1kg of Kerala cannabis in the sea area west of Analathivu island yesterday (16th July).

17 Jul 2018

CDS joins Pada Yatra from Okanda to Katharagama
 

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne on 14th July 2018 joined the traditional Pada Yatra which marches from Jaffna to Kataragama.

16 Jul 2018

Navy apprehend 30 persons for engaging in illegal acts
 

Sri Lanka Navy assisted to apprehend 30 persons engaged in illegal acts at various locations in the island during the past few days.

16 Jul 2018

Seventy Five (75) Midshipmen commissioned as Naval Officers at Naval & Maritime Academy in Trincomalee
 

Seventy Five (75) Midshipmen belonging to the 31st and 32nd (Technical) intakes of the Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) and 57th Cadet Entry intake, on successful completion of their basic training, were commissioned at a colourful commissioning parade held at the main parade ground of the Naval & Maritime Academy (NMA) on 14th July.

16 Jul 2018

Navy apprehends three Indians for Illegal stay in Sri Lanka
 

Three (03) Indian nationals who stayed in Sri Lanka breaching the emigration and immigration regulations were apprehended by a Naval troop attached to the North Central Naval Command while on patrol along Thalaimannar beach, yesterday (15 July).

16 Jul 2018

Navy apprehends 13 persons for engaging in illegal fishing
 

A group of naval personnel onboard an Inshore Patrol Craft attached to the Eastern Naval Command, during routine patrol, apprehended 13 persons for engaging in illegal fishing on 14th July 2018.

16 Jul 2018