22nd October 2018 12:01:49 Hours
The ‘Raid Amazones - 2018’, the 18th edition of the world’s biggest adventure challenge for ladies which is now underway in the East coast of Sri Lanka in and around Pasikudah, Thoppigala and Kalkudah with events, like cycling, canoeing and running during 11-18 October was joined by 3 woman soldiers...
22nd October 2018 11:01:49 Hours
Mock ambushes, night attacks, escape from landmine and IED explosions, sniper attacks and different sabotage attempts dominated in the past three days (20 - 22 Oct) when the ‘Harmattan - 2’, Field Training Exercise (FTX) of the Army, now underway was proceeding towards Pulmoddai after they started off from Thiriyaya this morning (22).
21st October 2018 08:05:28 Hours
The SFHQ-Jaffna-initiated Map Reading and Field Craft Competition, perhaps for the first time after the war was over had its final rounds on Saturday (20) at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) in the presence of the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake...
21st October 2018 07:58:13 Hours
The Army-initiated Field Training Exercise (FTX), ‘Harmattan - 2’ day Two started this morning (19) from Manalkadu to proceed to Wedithalthivu. The convoy of about 60 vehicles, together with 400 troops left Manalkadu to reach Wedithalthivu via Point Pedro and Chavakachcheri. The first Mock attack took place at Point Pedro...
19th October 2018 20:59:45 Hours
The 69th Army Anniversary and the Army Day commemorative programmes reached its climax on Thursday (18) at Panagoda Army Cantonment grounds with the customary colourful Army parade saluting the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake as a traditional feature of the anniversary programmes.
19th October 2018 14:04:41 Hours
Blossoming religious amity and the high regard the Muslim community in the Wanni region has towards the Sri Lanka Army came to the fore when Mawlawis at Vavuniya town-based Jumma Mosque (masjid) took an initiative in organizing a separate prayer session to invoke blessings on the 69th Army Anniversary on Tuesday (16).
18th October 2018 23:16:53 Hours
Multiple and multifaceted mammoth welfare projects that have been launched by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the benefit of children, spouses, parents and next of kin of fallen War Heroes, physically-handicapped War Heroes and serving War Heroes of the tri-services on Thursday (18) evening paid a great deal of impressive dividends to 1262 Army...
18th October 2018 17:09:26 Hours
Just a few minutes after the customary Army Anniversary Parade concluded on Thursday (18) morning at Panagoda, the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the invitation of the Army Benevolent Fund (Home of ABF) opened its new three-storied building, ‘Yahasadaka Piyasa’ in the same Cantonment premises during a brief ceremony.
17th October 2018 11:01:52 Hours
Sri Lanka Army, recognized globally as a UN troop contributing country (TCC) with its second contingent of 260-strong Combat Convoy Company (CCC) is now set to wing to Mali, a landlocked West African country, marred by ethnic tensions...
16th October 2018 21:38:46 Hours
Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps (SLAOC) of the Army marked its 69th birthday on Sunday (14) at its Regimental Headquarters in Dombagoda with the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, participating as the Chief Guest at the invitation of....