Navy assists apprehension of 02 persons with 310g of Kerala Cannabis

The Navy, during a raid conducted with the assistance of the Police, apprehended 02 persons with 310g of Kerala Cannabis in the beach area of Chaddi, Jaffna on 14th December 2019.

15 Dec 2019

Navy rescues a woman drowning in the harbour mouth sea of Galle Harbour

SL Navy rescued a woman who was drowning in the harbour mouth sea of Galle harbour, on 14 December 2019.

15 Dec 2019

Progressive move of naval armament technology

The Navy has been able to convert the manually operated 40mm/L60 weapon onboard SLNS Samudura to electrical operation, with the help improved technology in naval armament.

13 Dec 2019

Naval Special Warfare Maritime Security Course successfully terminated

“Naval Special Warfare Maritime Security Course 2019” which was conducted as a Subject Matter Expert Exchange programme by United States Navy, 4th Fast Attack Flotilla and Special Boat Squadron of Sri Lanka Navy was successfully concluded on 13th December 2019 with a certificate awarding ceremony.

13 Dec 2019

Navy assists to apprehend a person with heroin

Sri Lanka Navy in coordination with Sri Lanka Police held a person with 450mg of heroin at Thoddavely area in Mannar, on 12th December 2019.

13 Dec 2019

Defence Secretary visits Northern Naval Command

The Secretary to Ministry of Defence Major General Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) made an official visit to the Northern Naval Command on 12th December 2019. He was accompanied by Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva, and Commanders of the Army and Air Force.

13 Dec 2019

Junior Sailors’ Mess in Northern Naval Command declared open by Commander of the Navy

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva made an official visit to the Northern Naval Command on 12th December 2019. During this visit, the Navy Commander declared open the first phase of the three-storeyed building at the Command Headquarters.

13 Dec 2019

Navy kept on standby to respond disastrous situations

As a result of the inclement weather across the island, a bridge across the road to “New Light Road” village which runs from Madavachchiya to Horowpothana, had been damaged and Sri Lanka Navy initiated to repair it on 12th December 2019.

13 Dec 2019

Navy competitors win 53 medals at the 13th South Asian Games

The Navy competitors who contributed to gain a glory to Sri Lanka at the 13th South Asian Games, returned to the motherland on 12th December 2019 and they were warmly welcomed at the Bandaranayaka International Air Port-Katunayake.

13 Dec 2019

Navy renders assistance to flood victims in Randiyagama

The community in Randiyagama has been distressed by flood after heavy downpour. Being alert to the disasters and damages caused to the public life, Sri Lanka Navy conducted a relief operation on 11th December 2019.

12 Dec 2019