Ex - ‘Weeraya’ and Ex - ‘Jagatha’ scuttled in Eastern waters as spawning ground

Following the recent decommissioning from the naval service, Ex - ‘Weeraya’ and Ex - 'Jagatha', the two ships which have rendered an invaluable service to the Sri Lanka Navy for more than four decades, were scuttled in the alluring waters off Trincomalee on 22nd and 26th October 2020, making them an artificial reef that can shelter fish and crustaceans.

30 Oct 2020

Commander of the Air Force pays farewell courtesy call on Commander of the Navy

Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sumangala Dias making a formal visit to the Navy Headquarters, paid a farewell courtesy call on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne today (29th October 2020).

29 Oct 2020

Foundation stone laid for stupa to be built by Navy at Ethdalagala Aranya Senasana

The foundation stone laying ceremony for a stupa to be built at Ethdalagala Aranya Senasana in Meegalewa, Anuradhapura was held under the patronage of Commander North Central Naval Area on 23rd October 2020. The construction work of the stupa will be undertaken by Sri Lanka Navy.

26 Oct 2020

Commander of the Navy attends ceremonial event inaugurated construction at sacred Mihintale premises under the patronage of His Excellency the President

The ceremonial event which marked the inauguration of renovation work of Mihindu Maha Seya, Mihindu Cave Senasana and Dhatu Mandiraya at ...

25 Oct 2020

SLINEX - 20 conducted off the Eastern Coast of Sri Lanka this time

The annual Sri Lanka Navy - Indian Navy bilateral naval exercise popularly known as ‘SLINEX’, held from 19th to 21st October 2020, came to a successful completion off the Eastern Coast of Sri Lanka today (21st October).

21 Oct 2020

Australia demonstrates commitment to support Navy with provision of 04 PCR machines

The Department of Defence and Department of Home Affairs of Australia provided 04 PCR

17 Oct 2020

Visit Board Search & Seizure (VBSS) Course terminates in Trincomalee

A Visit Board Search & Seizure (VBSS) Course conducted for the Sri Lankan Law Enforcement Officers with the association of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Programme terminated at the Special Boat Squadron Headquarters on 09th October 2020.

16 Oct 2020

SLNS ‘Weeraya’ and ‘Jagatha’ wave farewell to their distinguished service

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne on 12th October 2020 presided over the ceremonial decommissioning that had been organized with great pomp and circumstance to bid adieu to Sri Lanka Navy Ship (SLNS) ‘Weeraya’ and ‘Jagatha’ at the Naval Dockyard Trincomalee. The duo of ships of the 3rd Fast Gun Boat Squadron has rendered a priceless service to the Sri Lanka Navy for over four decades with a noble resolve to ensure the security of the Sri Lankan waters.

13 Oct 2020

New wardroom at SLN Marine Headquarters declared open

The newly constructed wardroom at the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) Marine Headquarters at Sri Lanka Navy Ship (SLNS) Vidura in Sampoor - Trincomalee South, was declared open by Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne, today (12th October 2020).

12 Oct 2020

Navy bids farewell to Rear Admiral Lalith Dissanayake

After completion of nearly 34 years of distinguished career, Rear Admiral Lalith Dissanayake retired from naval service, effective from today (08th October 2020).

08 Oct 2020