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" Sri Lanka Army is maintaining the highest level of battle-preparedness on contingencies while introducing various training modules and exercises that are more refined, objective- oriented, and timely. Equally, necessary measures are now in place to face any security challenge in our best capacity, incorporating most modern warfare techniques and based on our own experiences, gained during the three-decade-long conflict with the LTTE.

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News Highlights

New Chief of Staff Receives Appointment Letter from Army Chief

08th December 2021 17:43:33 Hours

New Chief of Staff Receives Appointment Letter from Army Chief

General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, just minutes after HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa appointed Major General Vikum Liyanage as the new Chief of Staff...

Italian Ambassador Pays Courtesies to Army Chief

07th December 2021 19:57:50 Hours

Italian Ambassador Pays Courtesies to Army Chief

HE Mrs Rita Giuliana Mannella, Ambassador of Italy for Sri Lanka and the Maldives this morning (7) paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva at the Army Headquarters. The cordial meet...

Warm Wishes Extended to Retiring Chief of Staff after Inviting Him to Army Chief’s Office

07th December 2021 13:10:05 Hours

Warm Wishes Extended to Retiring Chief of Staff after Inviting Him to Army Chief’s Office

The Army’s 58th Chief of Staff and Colonel of the Regiment, Gemunu Watch, Major General Priyantha Perera on the eve of his retirement from the Army after 35 years of dedicated and excellent service was formally invited on...

News Features

News Features

542 Brigade Gets Medical Assistance to Communities

08th December 2021 14:22:19 Hours

542 Brigade Gets Medical Assistance to Communities

A mobile medical clinic, attended by the specialist, Dr Anula Wijesundara, Chairperson, 'Success' organization got underway on Saturday (04) at Bodhiraja Temple on Madu Road, organized by the 542 Brigade HQ in Mannar.

Buddhist Monk Sponsored & Army-Built New Home Gifted to Vavuniya Family

08th December 2021 10:51:13 Hours

Buddhist Monk Sponsored & Army-Built New Home Gifted to Vavuniya Family

Giving further teeth to the Army HQ's concept of community development programmes, the Commander, Security Forces- Wanni Major General Chamapaka Ranasinghe on Wednesday (1) handed over the keys to the....

Kataragama Devalaya Funds with Troops Erect New House for Poor Family

08th December 2021 10:47:41 Hours

Kataragama Devalaya Funds with Troops Erect New House for Poor Family

Sponsorship provided by the sacred Katagama Devalaya and its Basnayake Nilame facilitated the construction of a new house for another needy family, temporarily sheltered in Weadasiti Kanda Tempe road, Kataragama.

Commandos to Erect New Office Complex at Regimental HQ

06th December 2021 22:30:39 Hours

Commandos to Erect New Office Complex at Regimental HQ

Ganemulla - based Commando Regiment (CR) Regimental Headquarters on Thursday (2) had Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva as the Chief Guest for the auspicious cornerstone-laying for construction...

Major General Priyanka Fernando Receives Best Wishes of the Army Chief before Retirement

06th December 2021 19:57:37 Hours

Major General Priyanka Fernando Receives Best Wishes of the Army Chief before Retirement

Just a few days prior to the retirement of one more Senior Officer who added pride and prestige to the Army and his own Regiment, Major General Priyanka Fernando of the Gemunu Watch Regiment...

Buddhist Monk Sponsors Supply of School Accessories

06th December 2021 17:58:07 Hours

Buddhist Monk Sponsors Supply of School Accessories

Sponsorship provided by Ven Horavila Santhasiri Thero of Vajirarama Temple, Maharagama enabled the supply of school books and accessories to all 23 students at Ambalaperumalkulam Primary School in Ambalaperumalkulam....

Situation Report

2021-12-08

NORTH: Army troops recovered unserviceable one 120 mm mortar bomb, forty-six 81 mm mortar bomb, six 60 mm mortar bomb, two Arul bombs, three T-56 magazines, sixty rounds of T-56 ammunition, three 120 mm artillery rounds, six 122 mm artillery rounds, two Anti Personnel mines and one serviceable shot gun from NAGARKOVIL, PULIYANKULAM, KANAGARAYANKULAM, KILINOCHCHI and PARANTHAN areas on Tuesday (7).

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Army Badminton players in Bangladesh won the Championship in Men's Double against counterparts of the Indian team in the 'Yonex Sunrise Bangladesh International Challenge-2021', badminton competition held during 1 - 5 December at Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Indoor Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh.