Navy Produces an Air Boat

Navy’s Research and Development Unit produced a new Air Boat with a view of empowering operations of the Navy in an emergency situations, specially like floods. Accordingly the newly produced Air Boat was launched in the presence of Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng.

26 Dec 2016

Three more Reverse Osmosis plants declared open

The Community Service Project of the Sri Lanka Navy will continue its noble tasks into the future, having being completed its first year of operations as at 22nd December 2016.

24 Dec 2016

Navy Ball 2016 held on grand note in Colombo

Blended in with time honoured customs and traditions, the Navy is also an exciting place where its men get plenty of opportunities for socialization and lavish entertainment.

24 Dec 2016

Navy arrests 22 local fishermen for engaging in illegal fishing

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 22 local fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing practices using explosives and unauthorized nets, at two separate locations yesterday (23).

24 Dec 2016

New St. Anthony's Church in Kachchativu vested in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Jaffna

The St. Anthony's sacred Church in Kachchativu Island has long been the pinnacle of reverence of both Indian and Sri Lankan Catholic devotees.

23 Dec 2016

Navy apprehends 9 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Therapuththa located in Silawathurai in the Northwestern Naval Command arrested 9 local fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing activities using unlawful fishing gear in the sea area of Silawathurai yesterday (22).

23 Dec 2016

Navy nabs two persons with 2 kg of Kerala Cannabis

On receipt of intelligence information, Naval personnel attached to SLNS Thambapanni located in Puttalam in the Northwestern Naval Command, in coordination with Puttalam Police, arrested two persons for having 2 kg of Kerala Cannabis in their possession, in the general area of Palavi yesterday (22).

23 Dec 2016

Navy’s Community Service Project completes one year

The Navy’s Research and Development Unit being the innovative hand of the Sri Lanka Navy performed an excellent service over the years. Upon the directives of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne and under the leadership of Captain Priyankara Dissanayake the Navy initiated several new projects to address the social issues found among the civilian population, with a new dimension.

22 Dec 2016

Two more Merchant Vessels arrive at the Port of Hambantota

Naval personnel stationed at the Port of Hambantota rendered assistance to eleven Merchant Vessels which arrived at the harbour from 10th to 21st December 2016.

22 Dec 2016

Seventeen Indian fishermen arrested for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest 17 Indian fishermen along with 3 Indian fishing trawlers, poaching in Sri Lankan waters, North West and South West of Delft Island this evening (21).

21 Dec 2016