SLNS 'Jagatha' marks her 28th anniversary

SLNS 'Jagatha', one of the Fast Gun Boats (FGBs) of the Sri Lanka Navy proudly celebrated her 28th anniversary today (14th November 2019).

14 Nov 2019

Passing out of 37 Naval Artificers of the 16th Artificer Intake

Thirty Seven (37) naval artificer apprentices belonging to the 16th artificer intake of the Sri Lanka Navy passed out at the parade ground of the Naval Institute of Technology at SLNS Thakshila located in Welisara yesterday (13th November), after the successful completion of their basic training. Director General Personnel Rear Admiral Muditha Gamage graced the ceremony as the Chief Guest.

14 Nov 2019

Navy assists apprehension of 03 drug peddlers in Kiribathgoda

The Navy in coordination with the Police apprehended 03 suspects with 1.650kg of Kerala Cannabis in Kiribathgoda on 13th November 2019.

14 Nov 2019

Navy-Air Force joint exercise held 50 nautical miles off shore for the first time

A joint operation of helicopter-landing onboard SLNS Sindurala was successfully carried out by Sri Lanka Navy and Sri Lanka Air Force, utilizing MI 17 and Bell 412 helicopters off the coast of Panadura on 13th November 2019.

14 Nov 2019

Commodore Prasanna Mahawithana assumes duties as Commandant NMA

Commodore Prasanna Mahawithana assumed duties as the new Commandant of the Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA), Trincomalee today (12th November 2019). Accordingly, he became the 34th Commandant in the annals of the prestigious seat of learning of naval personnel.

12 Nov 2019

Anti-personnel mine found in Arisimale

The Navy, during a search carried out in the general area of Arisimale, recovered an anti-personnel mine on 11th November 2019.

12 Nov 2019

Three (03) Indian nationals apprehended with large consignment of beedi leaves during Navy-Coast Guard operation

During a joint operation conducted by the Sri Lanka Navy and Coast Guard in the seas northwest of the country today (12th November 2019), 03 Indian nationals had been apprehended with a large consignment of beedi leaves.

12 Nov 2019

Navy renders assistance to bring stone Buddha statue to Thalathuduwa Forest Hermitage

The Navy, on 10th November 2019, rendered assistance to bring a stone Samadhi Buddha statue to the Thalathuduwa Forest Hermitage located on an island by Koggala Oya in Galle.

12 Nov 2019

65kg of beedi leaves found during naval operation

During a search in the lagoon area northeast of the Mandaitivu Island on 11th November 2019, the Navy recovered 65.35kg of beedi leaves.

12 Nov 2019

Navy partners with Cisco Networking Academy Programme

In an effort to meet the growing demand for people with the skills and knowledge required to design, build and maintain networks, the Cisco has launched the Cisco Networking Academy Programme worldwide.

12 Nov 2019