Header

Sri Lanka Army

Defenders of the Nation

logo logo logo

News Features

  • More Qualify in BSW & Anti Tank Missile Courses

    05th September 2018 10:35:35 Hours

    More Qualify in BSW & Anti Tank Missile Courses

    15 officers and 131 Other Rankers who completed the Battalion Support Weapon (BSW) Officers Course (No 7), BSW Senior Non Commission Officers (SNCO) Course (No 84) and Anti Tank Guided Missiles Courses (No 51 and 52) passed out on Monday (3) during a Passing Out Parade at Minneriya.

  • Kilinochchi Troops Refresh Knowledge on English & Its Usage

    05th September 2018 10:22:51 Hours

    Kilinochchi Troops Refresh Knowledge on English & Its Usage

    An initiative for enhancement of knowledge on English language and its usage was taken by the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) on the instructions of Major General Niyshshanka Ranawana, Commander, Security Forces - Kilinochchi (SF-KLN) a few months ago after the SFHQ-KLN.....

  • Troops Assist Control of Bushfire

    05th September 2018 10:15:07 Hours

    Troops Assist Control of Bushfire

    122 Brigade troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) a few days ago doused a bushfire that erupted in the general area of Gonadeniya forest reserve in Weeraketiya in the Hambantota District. On the instructions of Major General Rukmal Dias, Commander, Security Forces - Central (SF-Cen), the Commanding...

  • 1 VIR Troops Devote Labour for School Project

    05th September 2018 10:10:31 Hours

    1 VIR Troops Devote Labour for School Project

    Troops of the 1 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) under command to the 52 Division and 521 Brigade of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) extending their community projects renovated lavatories of Madihe Pannaseeha Vidyalaya, Puttur, during the school vacation and handed over to the school authorities on Monday (3).

  • New Director Overseas Operations Assumes Office

    03rd September 2018 18:58:40 Hours

    New Director Overseas Operations Assumes Office

    Brigadier A. L. P. S Tillekerathna, the new Director of the Directorate of Overseas Operations assumed duties on Tuesday (28) during a simple ceremony. He succeeds the first Director General at the newly-founded Directorate of Overseas Operations, Major General M. M. S Perera who is expected to retire from the service in the near future.

  • 14 VIR Troops Assist Webamaalai Church Feast

    03rd September 2018 18:48:50 Hours

    14 VIR Troops Assist Webamaalai Church Feast

    Ahead of the Church feast at Webamaalai Church in the Mullivaikkal (West) Grama Niladhari Division, 14 Vijayabhahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) troops under command to the 681 Brigade of the 68 Division cleaned the area and afterwards provided all possible assistance during (25-26 August) for conduct of the annual feast .

  • Construction of a New Holiday Bungalow for SLLI Officers Begins

    03rd September 2018 18:28:39 Hours

    Construction of a New Holiday Bungalow for SLLI Officers Begins

    Intending to provide more facilities to Officers going for rest and recreation to Diyatalawa, Major General Ruwan Kulathunga, Colonel of the Regiment Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) laid the foundation stone for construction of a new holiday bungalow near the upper bank of the Halangoda Lake in the Sri Lanka Military Academy premises...

  • 68 Division Continues Practice of 'Daana' to Children’s Home

    03rd September 2018 18:10:55 Hours

    68 Division Continues Practice of 'Daana' to Children’s Home

    68 Division troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) with the consent of all serving troops have volunteered to supply three major meals on every Saturday to the Iniya Walwu Illam Child Care Centre (Children’s Home) in Puthukkudiyiruppu with the hope of promoting goodwill and reconciliation.

  • Certificates Awarded in the 65 Division Advanced IT Course

    03rd September 2018 18:10:47 Hours

    Certificates Awarded in the 65 Division Advanced IT Course

    65 Division-organized Advanced Information Technology Certificate Course-No 03 which imparted advanced technological knowledge to 20 Army personnel of the 65 Division of the Security Force Headquarters – Kilinochchi ended, on Friday (31).

  • 224 Brigade Seventh Anniversary Marked

    03rd September 2018 18:00:09 Hours

    224 Brigade Seventh Anniversary Marked

    The seventh anniversary of the 224 Brigade Headquarters of the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E), was marked with a few special programmes on Saturday (25).