284.5kg of Kerala Cannabis found at sea, the biggest haul recovered by Navy in recent history
 

Naval personnel onboard 3 Inshore Patrol Craft (IPCs) attached to the North Central Naval Command, during routine patrol, found 284.5kg of Kerala Cannabis floating in the sea area southeast of Iranativu island yesterday (07th September).

08 Sep 2018

SLINEX-2018 gets underway in Trincomalee
 

The Sri Lanka Navy - Indian Navy Joint exercise, SLINEX-2018 got underway in Trincomalee today (07th September).

07 Sep 2018

Trio of Indian Navy ships arrive at Trincomalee harbour
 

A trio of Indian Navy ships; INS Sumitra, INS Kirch and INS Kora Divh arrived at the port of Trincomalee today (07th September) to attend the Sri Lanka Navy - Indian Navy joint exercise, SLINEX-2018.

07 Sep 2018

Navy assists proceedings of Kandy Esala Perahera
 

The grand annual festival celebration of the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa) and four Devalas - Kandy Esala Perahera held from 16th – 28th August this year, on a colourful note in the sacred city of Kandy.

07 Sep 2018

Navy triumph at Defense Services Wushu Championship
 

The Defense Services Wushu Championship 2018 was held at Army Cantonment in Panagoda yesterday (06th September).

07 Sep 2018

Commander (ND) Shanaka Jayathilake assumes duties as Commanding Officer of SLNS Abheetha II
 

Commander (ND) Shanaka Jayathilake assumed duties as the new Commanding Officer of the Fast Gun Boat, SLNS Abheetha II, today (07th September).

07 Sep 2018

Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet-India meets Commander of the Navy
 

The Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet of the Indian Navy, Rear Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi called on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo today (06th September).

06 Sep 2018

Sixty senior sailors receive interest free loans
 

Sri Lanka Navy granted interest free loans worth Rs. 500,000 each to another 60 senior sailors today (06th September). The simple ceremony held at the Naval Headquarters to handover the cheques in this regard was presided over by the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe.

06 Sep 2018

Commander (G) Kusum Manjula assumes duties as Commanding Officer of SLNS Jayasagara
 

Commander (G) Kusum Manjula assumed duties as the new Commanding Officer of the Sri Lanka Navy Ship Jayasagara today (06th September).

06 Sep 2018

New Russian Defence Attaché pays a visit to Commander of the Navy
 

Newly appointed Defence Attaché (DA) of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Sri Lanka Colonel Denis I.Shkoda paid a courtesy call on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe at the Naval Headquarters, Colombo today (05th September).

05 Sep 2018