14th September 2017 12:44:25 Hours
The Army-pioneered mock Exercise 'Cormorant Strike VIII - 2017’ Thursday (14) morning saw its one of the most exiting accomplishments, technically identified as the ‘Critical Engagement’ of the Exercise at Kuchchaveli, Trincomalee where a simulated multi-pronged joint amphibious attack on enemy hideouts was carried out.
13th September 2017 18:35:23 Hours
As the Sri Lanka Army’s state-of-the-art mega Field Training Exercise, ‘Cormorant Strike VIII - 2017’ is reaching its final phases, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, paid a visit to the Operational Headquarters of the Exercise at Minneriya Infantry Training Centre (ITC) with a view to taking a firsthand glimpse of the proceedings.
13th September 2017 05:47:30 Hours
Sri Lanka Army’s mother of all Regiments, Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI), which boasts an unblemished record of gallantry and bravery, had his troops recognized Tuesday (12) evening during a mammoth and impressive spectacle staged at the Defence Services College auditorium to award ‘Colours’ to hundreds of SLLI family members.
05th September 2017 17:32:31 Hours
HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces made a surprise visit to the new Defence Headquarters complex (DHQC) under construction at Akuregoda, Battaramulla on Tuesday (5), together with Secretary to the President, Austin Fernando and Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army with a view to receiving an update on the progress of the project.
29th August 2017 20:55:02 Hours
The 7th ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2017’ at the BMICH, the Sri Lanka Army’s annual symposium on security concerns at regional and global level with this year’s thematic focus on ‘Countering Violent Extremism: Global Trends’ drew to a close this evening (29) after an assortment of more than 90 world-wide security experts and a gathering of nearly 800 service personnel, distinguished scholars and intellectuals vowed to carry on with the endeavour ..........
28th August 2017 10:35:25 Hours
Amid reverberating applause and hearty welcome, the curtains were raised this morning (28) at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) for conduct of the 7th ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2017’ sessions, the annual flagship project of the Sri Lanka Army with a record number of participants.
25th August 2017 15:47:15 Hours
Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest at the invitation of Major General Amal Karunasekara, Colonel of the Regiment, Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) and Chief of Staff on Friday (25) ceremonially opened the newly-constructed Indoor Stadium at SLLI Regimental Headquarters, Panagoda.
24th August 2017 21:19:57 Hours
Field Training Exercise (FTX), ‘Cormorant Strike VIII - 2017’, one of the most prominent yearly projects of the Army with new features added to it this time, is set to kick off beginning September 3, 2017 with the participation of 2675 tri-service troops, including, 62 foreign military participants and......
23rd August 2017 14:40:53 Hours
Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army in line with courtesy formalities called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Pujith Jayasundara at the Police Headquarters on Wednesday (23) where he was accorded Police honours.
19th August 2017 16:56:05 Hours
One of the elite Regiments of the Army, Special Forces (SF), which has recently moved into the new Regimental Headquarters premises in Naula, Matale from its previous Seeduwa location, expecting to provide more space and facilities to members of the Regiment, extended military honours to its Colonel of the Regiment.....