SLINEX 2015 Concludes Successfully

The Sri Lanka Navy and Indian Navy Exercise (SLINEX 2015) concluded successfully on 01st November 2015 in Trincomalee. The joint naval exercise enabled both Navies to rehearse and improve own capabilities and enhance operational effectiveness required to maintain maritime security in the region by integrating forces.

01 Nov 2015

Navy Triathlon Championship showcases promising talents

The Navy’s first ever triathlon championship, which promised attractive prizes to the competitors and scintillating excitement to the spectators, was held on a grand scale at the Dikovita Fisheries Harbour and the neighbouring area on 01st November 2015.

01 Nov 2015

Six Indian fishermen arrested for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest six Indian fishermen along with an Indian fishing trawler poaching in Sri Lankan waters at the north-west of Thalai-mannar on 31st October 2015.

01 Nov 2015

Commander of the Navy calls on Nigerian High Commissioner

The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne called on the Nigerian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, His Excellency Mr. S. U. Ahmed at the Nigerian High Commission in Colombo on 30th October 2015.

30 Oct 2015

Western Naval Command conducts a field medical clinic in Handala

The Western Naval Command conducted a field medical clinic at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Balagala in Handala on 28th October 2015.

30 Oct 2015

Inter Command Combat Competition 2015

The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne was the Chief Guest at the Inter Command Combat Competition which culminated with a shooting competition, was held at the Firing Range of the Naval Base Trincomalee on 29th October 2015.

29 Oct 2015

KDU confers a PhD degree on Admiral Jayanath Colombage

The former Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Admiral Jayanath Colombage, RSP, VSV, USP, rcds, psc MSc (DS), MA (IS), Dip in IR, Dip in CR, FNI (Lond), has become the first ever doctoral graduand of the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University being conferred with a PhD degree.

29 Oct 2015

First Poppy Flower presented to the Commander of the Navy

Sri Lanka Naval Association launched its poppy campaign on 28th October 2015 with its President Captain (Rtd) DA Wijegunawardena presenting the first poppy flower to the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo.

28 Oct 2015

Commanding Officers of the three Indian naval ships call on the Commander of the Navy

The Commanding Officer of INS Kora, Commander Ashok Rao, the Commanding Officer of INS Kirpan, Commander Abraham Samuel and the Commanding Officer of INS Savitri, Commander Prashant Negi paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Navy House in Trincomalee on 27th October 2015.

27 Oct 2015

Thirty-four Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lankan waters

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest thirty-four Indian fishermen along with seven Indian fishing trawlers poaching in Sri Lankan waters North of KKS, South East of Delft Island and North West of Thalai-mannar on 26th October 2015.

27 Oct 2015