Naval gun battery booms on Independence Day to honour the nation

The 75th National Independence Day of Sri Lanka was marked today, under the theme “Let’s Leap Towards the Centenary”. On the sidelines of the main ceremony, the Sri Lanka Navy honoured the nation by according a 25-Gun Salute onboard Sri Lanka Naval Ship (SLNS) Gajabahu by 12.00 noon today (04th February 2023). The ceremonial tradition was executed at the directives of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera, under the guidance of the Commanding Officer of the ship, Captain Indika De Silva....

2023-02-04

Sri Lanka Navy takes part in 75th Independence Day celebrations with patriotic pride

The 75th National Independence Day ceremony of Sri Lanka was held at the Galle Face, Colombo on the morning of 04th February 2023. The main ceremony went by the theme “Let’s Leap Towards the Centenary” was held under the patronage of Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe, the President and Commander - in - Chief of the Armed Forces of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Filled with great pride, Sri Lanka Navy added glamour to the elegant national spectacle held in dignified sequence. ...

2023-02-04

Commander Joint Agency Task Force, Australia meets with Commander of the Navy

The Commander Joint Agency Task Force, Australia Rear Admiral Justin Jones and a delegation of the Australian High Commission in Sri Lanka met with the Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters today (03 February 2023)....

2023-02-03

Military Attaché at Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, New Delhi calls on Commander of the Navy

The Military Attaché at Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in New Delhi and accredited to Sri Lanka, Staff Brigadier General (Dr.) Mohammad Essa H Alhrbi called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters today (03rd February 2023). ...

2023-02-03

Military Attaché of Turkish Embassy in New Delhi calls on Commander of the Navy

The Military Attaché of Turkish Embassy in New Delhi and accredited to Sri Lanka, Staff Colonel Servet OKUMUŞ called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters today (03rd February 2023)....

2023-02-03

Indonesian Naval Ship KRI Raden Eddy Martadinata (331) arrives in Colombo

Indonesian Naval Ship KRI Raden Eddy Martadinata (331) arrived at the Port of Colombo on an official visit this morning (03rd February 2023). The visiting ship was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions. ...

2023-02-03

Seventeen (17) senior naval officers felicitated with Vishishta Seva Vibhushanaya (VSV)

Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe, the President and Commander - in - Chief of the Armed Forces of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka felicitated senior officers of the tri-services by awarding prestigious Vishishta Seva Vibhushanaya (VSV) and 75th Independence Anniversary Commemoration Medal on 01st February 2023. The dignified ceremony was held at the President's House in Kandy and the ceremony was also attended by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera. ...

2023-02-02

Commanding Officer HMS Tamar meets Commander Western Naval Area

Commander Teilo Elliot –Smith, the Commanding Officer of HMS Tamar of the Royal Navy met with the Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Suresh De Silva at the Western Naval Command Headquarters on 28th January 2023. HMS Tamar arrived at the Port of Colombo on 27th January, in need of repair....

2023-02-01

Rear Admiral Ravi Ranasinghe appointed as Director of National Authority for Implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention

The President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and Commander - in - Chief of the Armed Forces Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe has appointed Director General Engineering, Rear Admiral Ravi Ranasinghe as the Director of National Authority for Implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention (NACWC) effective from 27th January 2023. ...

2023-01-31

Navy-built 951st RO plant vested in public at Sella Kataragama

The 951st Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant built as part of the Naval Social Responsibility Project was declared open for community use at Sri Dammanikethana Temple and Pirivena in Sella Kataragama. The opening was held under the patronage of Commander Southern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Saman Perera today (29th January 2023)....

2023-01-29

Navy’s latest driving simulator in Welisara: A safe space to learn and improve driving skills

Offering a realistic and safe training experience to the Transport Assistants of the Sri Lanka Navy, a new driving simulator was established at the Naval Driver Training School in Welisara. Meanwhile, the new facility was declared open by the Director General Engineering, Rear Admiral Ravi Ranasinghe on 27th January 2023. ...

2023-01-28

U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka meets with Commander of the Navy

The Ambassador of the United States to Sri Lanka, H.E. Julie J. Chung met with Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters in Colombo today (27th January 2023). ...

2023-01-27

USS Anchorage departs on successful completion of CARAT – 2023

On successful completion of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) – 2023 Exercise, USS ‘Anchorage’ (LPD-23) of the United States Navy departed the island this morning (27th January 2023). Sri Lanka Navy bade customary farewell to the departing ship in compliance with naval traditions at the Port of Colombo....

2023-01-27

CARAT – 2023 concludes, strengthening maritime cooperation

The Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) – 2023 bilateral exercise successfully concluded in Sri Lanka today (26th January 2023). Hosted by the U.S. Pacific Fleet in partnership with the Sri Lanka Navy, CARAT – 2023 Exercise was held in Colombo, Trincomalee and Mullikulam from 19th to 25th January....

2023-01-26

U.S. Seventh Fleet Vice Commander calls on Commander of the Navy

A U.S. Navy delegation headed by U.S. Seventh Fleet Vice Commander, Rear Admiral Joaquin Martinez de Pinillos called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters in Colombo today (26th January 2023). ...

2023-01-26

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