Sri Lanka Army

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  • Army Research & Development to Seek Patent Rights for New Innovations

    25th November 2016 17:25:43 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army’s recently-raised Research Analysis Projection & Development Branch (RAP & DB), poised to tap innate creative skills and innovative talents, inherent in Army personnel has so far identified about 32 technical creations that could be referred to obtain the patent right, out of a total of about 266 new creative products, crafted by Army personnel in the year 2016.

  • Championships in Drill & Band Competitions Go to SLNG & SLSR

    23rd November 2016 23:25:26 Hours

    Testifying to the high standards of discipline and conduct among members of the Army, the organization’s one of the most attractive multi-coloured events, the Inter Regiment Drill and Band Display took center stage on Wednesday (23) evening at Panagoda Sri Lanka Artillery Parade grounds.

  • New Air Chief Pays Courtesy Call on Army Commander

    23rd November 2016 14:10:52 Hours

    The new Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy, making his first formal visit to the Army Headquarters upon his assumption of office, paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva this morning (23) at the Army Headquarters.

  • Army Para Athletes Given Most Modern Incentives

    22nd November 2016 18:27:31 Hours

    Awarding a fillip for promotion of Para Athletics among members of the Army Para Athletic Committee who have shown exceptional skills both here and abroad, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army gifted a stock of state-of-the-art eight artificial limbs and five most modern electric wheelchairs to the value of Rs 10 m after summoning Army Para Athletes to the Army Headquarters on Tuesday (22).

  • Special Forces Produced 229 More Officers & Soldiers Passed Out at Maduruoya

    19th November 2016 15:58:33 Hours

    Nine officers and 220 other rankers who had successfully completed the Special Forces (SF) Basic Training Course at Maduraoya Special Forces Training School (SFTS) passed out on Saturday (19) during a glittering ceremony, headed by Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi...........

  • Fiji’s Deputy Army Commander Pays Courtesy Call on Commander

    16th November 2016 13:13:43 Hours

    Brigadier General Aziz Mohammed, Deputy Army Commander and Chief of Staff of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF), currently in Sri Lanka paid a courtesy call on Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army on Wednesday (16) at the Army Headquarters.

  • Poppy Ceremony Salutes Fallen War Heroes

    13th November 2016 14:43:05 Hours

    The annual Remembrance Day and Poppy ceremony, arranged by the Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen’s Association (SLESA), was held at the cenotaph at Viharamaha Devi Park, Colombo 7 this morning (13). Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka as the Chief Guest took part in the commemorative ceremony and paid floral tributes to the memory of all fallen War Heroes, including those killed in World Wars.

  • Exercise ‘Mitra Shakti - 2016’ Draws to a Close

    07th November 2016 12:45:35 Hours

    The fourth India-Sri Lanka joint training Exercise ‘Mitra Shakti-2016’ culminated Sunday evening (06) after a formal closing ceremony, held at Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR), Headquarters, Ambepussa.

  • Military Honours Salute ‘Helaye Maha Gandharwa’ Pandith Amaradeva

    05th November 2016 20:29:36 Hours

    The funeral of the doyen of Sinhala music, recognized and fondly venerated as the Helaye Maha Gandharwa (greatest musician of the country), Padmasri Pandith W.D Amaradeva took place this afternoon (5) with state patronage and full military honours at the Independence Square at Colombo 7.

  • Army War Veterans Rewarded with Gallantry Medals

    03rd November 2016 23:51:32 Hours

    The investiture of Rana Wickrama Padakkama (RWP) and Rana Sura Padakkama (RSP) gallantry medals for another section of Army War Heroes who selflessly contributed to the durable peace in Sri Lanka before May 2009, took place this evening (03) during a simple ceremony at the Army Cantonment, Panagoda attended by the Commander of the Army........