Furniture and other school equipment are donated to Holy Cross College in Kalpitiya

The Holy Cross College in Kalpitiya which was in dilapidated condition, was recently renovated and reopened under the guidance of Commander Northwestern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Niraja Attygallle, Naval personnel attached to SLNS Vijaya in Kalpitiya along with the donors of Colombo Dockyard Ltd yesterday (11) donated a stock of furniture and other school equipment to the school for the benefit of its students.

12 Sep 2016

Sri Lanka Navy runners up at “Ranaviru Real Star” Mission V

The final round of 'Ranaviru Real Star', the reality programme organized by the State Ministry of Defence to showcase the aesthetic talents of the members of the Sri Lankan armed forces, was held under the auspices of His Excellency the President Maithripala Sirisena at Sugathadasa indoor stadium last evening (11) on grand scale.

12 Sep 2016

Cormorant Strike 2016 is held at Naval Dockyard in Tincomalee

The annual joint military exercise of the Sri Lanka armed forces, ‘Cormorant Strike’ which saw Sri Lanka Navy Fleet units, Naval Patrolman Branch, Special Boat Squadron, the Army and Air Force personnel involved in mock military operations, concluded at the Naval Dockyard in Trincomalee yesterday (10).

12 Sep 2016

Underwater UXO recovery training comes to an end in Trincomalee

The Underwater Unexploded Explosive Ordinance recovery training conducted for the Sri Lanka Navy Divers by the members of US Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5, came to an end in Trincomalee on 08th September 2016.

11 Sep 2016

Navy arrests 3 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Vijayaba located in Nilaweli in the Eastern Naval Command apprehended 3 local fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing activities in the seas off Nilaweli yesterday (9).

10 Sep 2016

Commander of the Navy attends the anti-alcohol and drug campaign in Jaffna

His Excellency the President Maithripala Sirisena, grace the occation as the Chief Guest of “Mathin Nidahas Ratak – A Country Free of Drugs and Alcohol” programme which took place at the Duraiappa Stadium in Jaffna today (9).

09 Sep 2016

Two held on charge of making fake documents

On receipt of intelligence tip off, naval personnel attached to SLNS Dakshina in Southern Naval Command in coordination with Galle Police carried out a raid on a den which was used to produce forged documents close to the Galle Lighthouse.

09 Sep 2016

Navy arrests 5 fishermen for illegal harvesting of sea cucumbers

Naval personnel attached to the Naval Deployment Vettilaikerni in Northern Naval Command arrested 5 fishermen who engaged in illegal harvesting of sea cucumbers yesterday (6).

07 Sep 2016

President of Pakistan National Defence University calls on Commander of the Navy

President of the National Defence University of Pakistan, Lieutenant General Nazir Ahamed Butt called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters today (7).

07 Sep 2016

A Reverse Osmosis plant is declared open in Sampathnuwara

As yet another project of the Sri Lanka Navy’s community service programmes carried out with the intention of preventing Chronic Interstitial Nephritis in Agricultural Communities (CINAC), a Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant was installed and ceremonially declared open at Sampathnuwara Maha Vidyalaya today (6).

07 Sep 2016