Senior Officers’ Holiday Bungalow declared open in NCC

The Commander North Central Naval Area Rear Admiral Dimuthu Gunawardane declared open the newly constructed Senior Officers’ Holiday Bungalow at SLNS Shiksha in Poonewa on 12th October 2015. Senior naval officers in the area were also present on the occasion.

14 Oct 2015

US Navy conducts Underwater UXO Recovery Training for SLN personnel

A training programme on Underwater Un-exploded Ordnance (UXO) recovery was conducted by the US Navy for Sri Lanka Navy personnel at the SLN Diving and Salvage Unit in Trincomalee.

14 Oct 2015

Commander of the Navy speaks on Maritime Drug Trafficking at Indian Ocean Region's Senior Drug Enforcement Officials' Meeting

The Indian Ocean Region's Senior Drug Enforcement Officials' Meeting which was jointly organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Ministry of Defence got underway at the Taj Samudra Hotel in Colombo on 13th October 2015.

14 Oct 2015

Navy felicitates Romesh for his bravery in saving is mother’s life

The Sri Lanka Navy presented a cheque worth of Rs. 50,000/= under the directives of the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, to Romesh Madhuwantha, a resident of track 2, Dikwewa, Senapura, as a token of appreciation for fighting for the life of his beloved mother sacrificing his own life.

14 Oct 2015

Twenty-four Indian fishermen arrested for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest twenty-four Indian fishermen along with four Indian fishing trawlers poaching in Sri Lankan waters at the distances between 3 to 6 nautical miles from Thalai-mannar on 12th October 2015.

13 Oct 2015

Sri Lanka Navy baseball team emerge champions at National Baseball League Tournament 2015 held in Diyagama

With a spectacular performance, Sri Lanka Navy baseball team emerged champions at the National Baseball League Tournament 2015.

11 Oct 2015

Commander of the Navy visits South Eastern Naval Area

The Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne visited the South Eastern Naval Area on 10th October 2015.

11 Oct 2015

Navy Open Triathlon Championship to be held in November

Arrangements have been made to conduct the inaugural Navy Open Triathlon Championship in Dikowita and Uswetakeiyawa at 0530 am on 1st November 2015.

10 Oct 2015

Nineteen Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lankan waters

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest nineteen Indian fishermen along with two Indian fishing trawlers poaching in Sri Lankan waters East of Point Pedro and East of Vettalakerni on 09th October 2015.

10 Oct 2015

Vishista Seva Vibushana medal conferred on ten Senior Navy Officers

The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces His Excellency the President Maithripala Sirisena conferred the Vishista Seva Vibhushana medal on thirty-two (32) senior officers that included the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Chrishantha De Silva, the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne and the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala at a ceremony held at the Presidential Secretariat on 08th October 2015.

08 Oct 2015