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Moscow Kremlin Presents Grand Military Honours to Sri Lankan Army Chief

The Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Land Forces, General of the Army, Oleg Salyukov of the Russian Ministry of Defence on Monday (25) morning formally extended a warm reception to his Sri Lankan counterpart, General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army who is now in Moscow on the invitation of the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Land Forces.

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4th Guards Tank Division Stages Rare Live Tank Firing Session for Visiting Sri Lankan Army Chief

28th October 2021 07:43:31 Hours

4th Guards Tank Division Stages Rare Live Tank Firing Session for Visiting Sri Lankan Army Chief

The home of the elite 4th Guards Tank Division, headquartered in Naro-Fominsk, near Moscow, more usually known as the 'constant readiness' Division, one of the Russian Army's elite armoured Divisions on Tuesday....

Both Russian & Sri Lankan Army Chiefs Recall Historic Relations & Revitalize Bonds of Cooperation & Goodwill

27th October 2021 10:32:00 Hours

Both Russian & Sri Lankan Army Chiefs Recall Historic Relations & Revitalize Bonds of Cooperation & Goodwill

Elevating the prevailing bonds of military cooperation to new heights and ushering in a new rays of hope for improvement in the mechanical and technical spectrum...

Sri Lankan Army Chief Invited to the Moscow Higher Combined Arms Command School

27th October 2021 10:30:00 Hours

Sri Lankan Army Chief Invited to the Moscow Higher Combined Arms Command School

The Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva, currently in the Russian Federation on the invitation of his Russian counterpart, General of the Army, Oleg Salyukov as one more part...

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News Features

Large Carbonic Fertilizer Stock, Processed by SFHQ-East Handed over to 'Lak Pohora' Authorities

26th October 2021 23:00:33 Hours

Large Carbonic Fertilizer Stock, Processed by SFHQ-East Handed over to 'Lak Pohora' Authorities

The Security Force Headquarters -East (SFHQ -E), pushing forward the government's organic fertilizer production drive as per instructions given by the Commander of the Army to all formations handed over...

SLLI Regiment to Build 20 More Houses for its Troops

26th October 2021 21:59:00 Hours

SLLI Regiment to Build 20 More Houses for its Troops

The Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) with a view to providing more and more welfare facilities for All Ranks in the SLLI Regiment recently launched the Phase-2 of its Housing Project in order to build 20 more new houses under the guidelines of Major General...

GW's New Colonel of the Regiment Begins Duties

26th October 2021 20:33:07 Hours

GW's New Colonel of the Regiment Begins Duties

Major General Priyantha Perera, Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army assumed office as the 20th Colonel of the Gemunu Watch Regiment of on 23 October 2021 during a simple ceremony amid religious observances at his office of the Gemunu Watch...

Kandakadu Farm Begins Ornamental & Fresh Water Fish Project

26th October 2021 20:15:40 Hours

Kandakadu Farm Begins Ornamental & Fresh Water Fish Project

The Corps of Agriculture and Livestock of the Army’s Directorate of Agriculture and Livestock giving a boost to the government’s fresh water fish industry launched a project to rear ‘Thilapiya’ fingerlings and ornamental....

SLLI Regimental HQ Commemorates Its 32nd Anniversary

26th October 2021 20:10:40 Hours

SLLI Regimental HQ Commemorates Its 32nd Anniversary

The 32nd Anniversary of founding the Regimental HQ of the Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) got underway at Panagoda on Monday (23) with several elaborate programmes. At first, a formal Guard Turnout and a Guard of Honour presented by....

France-Bound Army Judo Players Receive Commander’s Blessings

26th October 2021 20:00:40 Hours

France-Bound Army Judo Players Receive Commander’s Blessings

The Sri Lanka Army Judo Committee has fielded 9 Army Judo players to represent the World Military Judo Championship - 2021, scheduled to be held in Paris in France from 28 October to 4 November. A contingent of 25 tri-service Judo players...

Situation Report

2021-10-20

NORTH: Army troops recovered unserviceable one 120 mm mortar bomb, one Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG), one 81 mm mortar bomb and three Anti Personnel mines from PERIYAMADU, KURUDUMALEI, PALLIKUDA and JAYAPURAM areas on Tuesday (19).

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Three Sri Lanka Army differently able players. Sergeant D.S.R Dharmasena of Sri Lanka Artillery Sergeant R.A.L.S Ranaweera, of Gajaba Regiment and Sergeant D.M Gamini (Medical Board out) from Gemunu Watch in the Sri Lanka Wheelchair Tennis Association recorded two wins against players from Belgium (World Ranking -8) and three wins against Brazil (World Ranking 7) in the recent Wheelchair Tennis World Team Cup 2021, held in Italy.