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

Navy conducts series of beach cleaning programmes along Northern and Southern coastal belt

Another series of beach cleaning drives conducted by the Sri Lanka Navy in view of creating a trash-free coastline, was launched in the Northern and Southern beach areas, on 03rd and 04th October 2020.

08 Oct 2020

Navy disinfects Inter-Provincial Main Passenger Bus Terminal, Colombo Fort

In an attempt to arrest the spread of coronavirus among the public, Sri Lanka Navy today (07th October 2020) carried out a disinfection programme at the Provincial Main Passenger Bus Terminal, Colombo Fort which is frequented by a large number of commuters on daily basis.

07 Oct 2020

Mobile service organized by Ranaviru Seva Authority to facilitate war hero families concluded on successful note in Anuradhapura

The Ranaviru Seva Authority organized a mobile service for the wellbeing of families of deceased, differently abled, missing and retired war heroes of Tri-Services, Police and Civil Security Department. This timely initiative got underway at the Regimental Centre of Gajaba Regiment in Saliyapura on 03rd October 2020 from 0800hrs to 1700hrs, under the precedence of Secretary Defence, Major General (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne, Tri-Service Commanders and Acting Inspector General of Police.

05 Oct 2020

SLNS ‘Mahaweli’ celebrates its 13th anniversary

Sri Lanka Navy Ship (SLNS) ‘Mahaweli’ in the Eastern Naval Command proudly celebrated its 13th anniversary which fell on 01st October 2020.

03 Oct 2020