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Mock 'Cormorant Strike XI ' FTX Enters Colombo Harbour & Launches Ad hoc Rescue Mission

As the ongoing 'Exercise Cormorant Strike XI -2021' of the Army is in full swing, rehearsing troops on Sunday (12) after entering the Colombo Harbour staged a daring mission to rescue the hypothetical Fisheries and Harbour Minister of Concordia who had been taken hostage by mock Eastasian Liberation Fighters (ELF) inside the International Container Terminal of the Colombo Harbour.

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222 Brigade Troops Respond to Emergency & Put up Sandbag Waterway

18th September 2021 16:08:38 Hours

222 Brigade Troops Respond to Emergency & Put up Sandbag Waterway

22 Division troops of the Security Force HQ-East at the request of the National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) in Kantale erected a sandbag bund waterway in order to carry water from Mahaweli river....

Quarantine Curfew Extended & Inoculation Drive for Young Children to be Launched

17th September 2021 13:24:16 Hours

Quarantine Curfew Extended & Inoculation Drive for Young Children to be Launched

The island-wide quarantine curfew, expected to end on Tuesday (21) has been extended till 4.00 am on 1st October 2021 (Friday) in order to curb further transmission of the epidemic and inoculation of young children...

VIR Troops Volunteer to Replenish Blood Stocks for Thalassemia Patients in Kurunegala District

16th September 2021 15:22:50 Hours

VIR Troops Volunteer to Replenish Blood Stocks for Thalassemia Patients in Kurunegala District

Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) Regimental HQ troops, deeply concerned about the acute shortage of blood at Kurunegala Teaching Hospital for treatment of congenital Thalassemia patients in....

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Brigadier Ajith Wickramasekara Assumes His New Office

17th September 2021 19:34:12 Hours

Brigadier Ajith Wickramasekara Assumes His New Office

Brigadier Ajith Wickramasekara of Sri Lanka Signal Corps (SLSC) assumed office as the new Director of Army Research, Analysis, Projection and Development Branch on Thursday (16) at his office in the Panagoda Army cantonment.The newly-appointed....

New FMA Commander Mullaittivu, Brigadier Anil Illangakoon Assumes Duties

17th September 2021 12:26:35 Hours

New FMA Commander Mullaittivu, Brigadier Anil Illangakoon  Assumes Duties

Brigadier Anil Illangakoon of the Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) assumed duties on Wednesday (15) as the new Commander, Forward Maintenance Area (FMA) - Mullaittivu during a formal ceremony.

3 SF Troops & Commandos Rehearse High-profile Target Taking in the FTX

17th September 2021 09:00:35 Hours

3 SF Troops & Commandos Rehearse High-profile Target Taking in the FTX

Troops of the 3 Special Forces (3SF) currently contributing to the execution of mock exercises in the ongoing Field Training Exercise (FTX) ‘Exercise Cormorant Strike-XI’ of the Army Thursday (16) evening launched a reconnaissance mission in....

3 SLAOC Troops Support Arrangements for Spiritual Blessings

17th September 2021 08:30:35 Hours

3 SLAOC Troops Support Arrangements for Spiritual Blessings

Troops of the 3 Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps (SLAOC) in consultation with members of the Maha Sagha recently extended the best cooperation for conduct of an all-night ‘Pirith’ chanting ceremony and an alms-giving....

New FMA Commander Familiarizes with Troops in His Area

17th September 2021 08:15:35 Hours

New FMA Commander Familiarizes with Troops in His Area

Major General Nilam Herath, the recently-appointed Commander, Forward Maintenance Area - Kilinochchi (FMA-KLN) made formal visits to the 11 Corps of Engineer Service Regiment, 7 Sri Lanka Army Service Corps, 6 Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps....

East Commander Pays Field Visits to 241 & 242 Brigades after Meeting at Temple

17th September 2021 08:00:35 Hours

East Commander Pays Field Visits to 241 & 242 Brigades after Meeting at Temple

Major General Channa Weerasuriya, Commander Security Forces - East was among participants who attended a discussion on conduct of a land survey on Muhudu Maha Viharaya premises, together with....

Situation Report

2021-09-16

NORTH: Army troops recovered unserviceable two hand grenades, one 40 mm grenade bomb and four anti personnel mines from KOPAI, UDUPPIDDI, MULLAITTIVU and JAYAPURAM areas on Wednesday (15).

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The finals of the 2nd edition of the ‘Army Commander’s League-T 20’ cricket tournament that selects best of the best cricketers to the national pool in keeping with the ‘Live with COVID-19’ notion, suggested by General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the National Operation Centre for COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) got underway this afternoon (6) at Sri Lanka Army cricket ground at Dombagoda, adhering to strict health guidelines.