CONEX 19 concludes on successful note
 

The Colombo Naval Exercise 2019 (CONEX 19) organized by the Sri Lanka Navy came to a successful end today (29th January), after achieving the desired outcomes of this joint exercise.

29 Jan 2019

Navy continues operations to fight sand mining rackets
 

Going by the directives of H.E. the President and Chairman Geological Survey and Mines Bureau, initiatives have been undertaken to prevent illegal sand excavation and related activities on the banks of Mahaweli River, in close coordination with the Navy.

29 Jan 2019

Navy assists apprehension of a suspect with 86.4kg of Kerala cannabis
 

Based on information provided by the Navy, officials of the Point Pedro Police apprehended a suspect with 86kg and 400g of Kerala cannabis in the general area of Imbasiddi, Point Pedro today (28th January).

28 Jan 2019

Navy apprehends 04 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan waters
 

Navy apprehended 04 Indian fishermen and a trawler of them for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters today (28th January).

28 Jan 2019

Seventeen (17) ships and craft join in CONEX-2019
 

The inauguration of the Colombo Naval Exercise (CONEX) 2019 was held onboard SLNS Sindurala, yesterday (26 January) and 07 ships of the SL Navy fleet, SLNS Sindurala, SLNS Sagara, SLNS Samudura, SLNS Prathapa, SLNS Suranimala, SLNS Mihikatha, SLNS Rathnadeepa with 02 two ships of Sri Lanka Coast Guard SLCGS Suraksha, SLCGS Samudraraksha, all together 09 ships and 08 Fast Attack Craft participated in the exercise at the seas off Colombo today (27 January).

27 Jan 2019

Joint Maritime Surveillance Training Exercise begins in Hikkaduwa
 

A Joint Maritime Surveillance Training Exercise of the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF), Sri Lanka Navy and Sri Lanka Air Force got underway in the sea area west of Hikkaduwa today (27th January).

27 Jan 2019

329 recruits of 234 th intake pass out in Boossa
 

The passing out parade of 329 regular recruits belonging to the 234th intake was held yesterday (26th January) at the main parade ground of SLNS Nipuna in Boossa, marking the completion of their 06 month basic training course.

27 Jan 2019

Another thirteen Indian trawlers release
 

Sri Lanka Navy, in coordination with Sri Lanka Coast Guard, released another thirteen (13) Indian fishing trawlers which had been apprehended on several occasions due to trespassing and illegal fishing in the Sri Lankan waters, yesterday (26th January).

27 Jan 2019

CONEX 19 inaugurated onboard Sindurala
 

The Colombo Naval Exercise 2019 (CONEX 19) was inaugurated onboard SLNS Sindurala this morning (26th January) under the patronage of Flag Officer Commanding Naval Fleet, Rear Admiral Ananda Guruge.

26 Jan 2019

Navy apprehends two persons with 2kg of Kerala cannabis
 

A group of naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command, in coordination with Mannar Police apprehended two suspects with 2kg of Kerala Cannabis, during a raid carried out in Mannar town yesterday (25th January).

26 Jan 2019