Naval personnel donate blood to replenish blood bank supplies
Another blood donation campaign, organised in view of the 72nd Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Navy, was successfully held at the Command Naval Hospital (North Central) at SLNS Pandukabhaya in Poonewa on 06th April 2023.
07 Apr 2023
Sri Lanka Navy conducts awareness programme for potential boat builders in Welisara
The Directorate of Naval Design (DND) functions under the Engineering Directorate of the Navy successfully conducted an awareness programme for potential boat builders in Sri Lanka. The programme was conducted at the Naval Boat Building Yard in Welisara on 03rd April 2023.
06 Apr 2023
INS Kiltan and INS Savitri arrive in Colombo to take part in SLINEX -23
Indian Naval Ship (INS) Kiltan and INS Savitri arrived at the port of Colombo this morning (03rd April 2023) to take part in the Sri Lanka–India Naval Exercise (SLINEX) -23. SLINEX which is an annual maritime exercise between Sri Lanka and India, is scheduled to be held in Colombo from 03rd to 08th April.
03 Apr 2023
Rear Admiral Nalindra Jayasinghe assumes duties as Director General Administration
Rear Admiral Nalindra Jayasinghe assumed duties as Director General Administration at the Office of Director General Administration, Navy Headquarters today (03rd April 2023).
03 Apr 2023
Commander of the Navy visits Southern Naval Command
Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera embarked on an official visit to Southern Naval Command on 30th and 31st March 2023. During this visit, he looked into the operational readiness of the Southern Naval Command and delivered thought-provoking speeches to naval personnel in the Command. In his speeches Commander of the Navy highlighted the way forward of the Navy as well as financial and other challenges faced by men in the present day.
01 Apr 2023
Navy receives maritime interdiction and protective equipment from U.S.
The Sri Lanka Navy received a stock of maritime interdiction and protective equipment provided by the United States, at the Air Force base Katunayake today (27th March 2023). The Defence Attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Colombo, Colonel Anthony C Nelson symbolically handed over those equipment to Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Suresh De Silva who represented the Navy.
27 Mar 2023
Navy renders assistance to conduct community eye clinic and non-communicable diseases prevention programme in Trincomalee
The Sri Lanka Navy rendered assistance to conduct a community eye clinic and non-communicable diseases prevention programme at the Urban Council, Trincomalee on 26th March 2023. The event was held in partnership with the Lions Clubs of Trincomalee and Handala, for the benefit of people in the locality.
27 Mar 2023
Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) Balance Style 01/2023 concludes in Trincomalee
The Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) Balance Style 01/2023 conducted by the Sri Lanka Navy and the U.S. Army came to an end at the Special Boat Squadron (SBS) Headquarters in Trincomalee on a successful note. The certificate awarding ceremony was held under the patronage of Deputy Area Commander Eastern Naval Area, Commodore Mahesh De Silva on 24th March 2023.
26 Mar 2023
Surgeon Commodore Nandani Wijedoru inducted as President of SLCOMM
A ceremony to induct Surgeon Commodore Nandani Wijedoru as the seventh (07th) President of Sri Lanka College of Military Medicine (SLCOMM) was held at the Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake Auditorium, Navy Headquarters on 24th March 2023. The ceremony was graced by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera as the Chief Guest.
25 Mar 2023
Navy receives Beach Tech Sweepy (BTS) to clean beaches
A mechanized beach cleanup programme began at the Crow Island beach, Mattakkuliya on 12th March 2023, and the Sri Lanka Navy received a Beach Tech Sweepy (BTS) machinery used for mechanized beach cleanup efforts, from the Marine Environment Protection Authority on today (25th March 2023) under the patronage of Senior Adviser to the President on National Security and Chief of the Presidential Staff, Mr. Sagala Ratnayake and Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera.
25 Mar 2023