08th February 2020 14:31:24 Hours
The five-day long 11th edition of the ‘DEFEXPO-2020’ mega exhibition of military weaponry, support system hardware and technology that displays India’s land, sea and air capabilities and the entire spectrum of India's defence at a single exhibition, said to be the largest Defence Exhibition in the world, was inaugurated on Wednesday (5) in Lucknow by India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi...
05th February 2020 20:45:49 Hours
Commander-in-Chief of the Land Forces, General of the Army, Oleg Salyukov of the Russian Federation currently in Sri Lanka on a goodwill tour at the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army this afternoon (5) paid a courtesy call on HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces at the Presidential Secretariat.
04th February 2020 08:50:18 Hours
The 72nd National Independence Day ceremony that re-affirmed the commitment for strengthening of Sri Lanka’s sovereignty, territorial integrity, economic development, reconciliation and peaceful co-existence, took place at the historic Independence Square at Torrington, Colombo 7 this morning (4) with pomp and pageantry.
03rd February 2020 18:09:03 Hours
Amidst fluttering Sri Lanka Army flags, military formalities, including a colourful Guard of Honour and a prestigious Guard Turnout presented a red carpet reception to the visiting Commander-in-Chief of the Land Forces, General of the Army, Oleg Salyukov of the Russian Federation when he called at the Sri Jayewardenepura Army Headquarters on Monday (3) afternoon at the invitation of his Sri Lankan host, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army.
03rd February 2020 10:09:23 Hours
Bringing bilateral goodwill, cooperation and understanding to new heights, Commander-in-Chief of the Land Forces, General of the Army, Oleg Salyukov of the Russian Federation arrived here this morning (3) on a five-day long goodwill tour at the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army.
30th January 2020 21:52:53 Hours
“We must not rely on the likelihood of the enemy not coming, but on our own readiness to meet him. Thus, it is a timely requirement to identify emerging challenges and be equipped with essential capabilities to address those effectively and efficiently. In this context, Exercises of this nature would be immensely beneficial to enhance the awareness on cyber space.....
29th January 2020 22:38:52 Hours
The Army’s one of the most looked forward events, Inter Regiment Swimming Championship and Water Polo Championship - 2019 had their finals and prize-awarding on Wednesday (29) evening at Panagoda Army Cantonment swimming complex in the presence of the day’s Chief Guest, acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva.
27th January 2020 14:13:38 Hours
The acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva this morning (27) extended a red carpet reception to the visiting Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, NI (M) when the latter arrived at the Sri Jayewardenepura Army Headquarters in order to pay a courtesy call on the former.
25th January 2020 15:14:31 Hours
Army troops-built first-ever state-of-the-art rehabilitation centre, ‘AYATI’ for children with special needs at Ragama formally opened its doors to the public on Saturday (25) offering multi-disciplinary clinical operations covering all forms of disabilities.
24th January 2020 14:04:39 Hours
Over 100 top-rung delegates, comprised of defence officials, high-ranking military officers, security think-tanks, research experts and non-governmental experts from more than 25 countries who met in Singapore at the 8th IISS Fullerton Forum, known as the ‘Shangri-La Dialogue Sherpa Meeting’ during the past three days (20-22 January) sought ways to ensure security, safety, and stability in the region.