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  • New Filling Station at Army HQ Inaugurated

    25th June 2020 23:40:57 Hours

    New Filling Station at Army HQ Inaugurated

    The Army-constructed new filling station at the Sri Jayawardenepura Army Headquarters, which matches with the newly-beautified surroundings was opened this morning (25) in a simple ceremony. Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff,

  • Modernized Unicorns set to Sail to Mali

    25th June 2020 22:42:17 Hours

    Modernized Unicorns set to Sail to Mali

    Newly modernized 9 Unicorn/Unibuffel vehicles, a recovery vehicle and 3 containers consist of imported spare parts which are schedule to be sent Combat Convoy Company (CCC) in Mali for Sri Lankan troops serving in the United Nations Peacekeeping...

  • 58 Division HQ Holds Workshop on 'GIS Technology & Map Reading'

    25th June 2020 20:42:17 Hours

    58 Division HQ Holds Workshop on 'GIS Technology & Map Reading'

    A workshop for officers and troops on 'GIS technology & Map reading' got underway during 19-21 June at 58 Division HQ in Puttalam on a direction made by Major General Priyanka Fernando, General Officer Commanding 58 Division.

  • Commander, Chief Guest for ‘Ranweta’ Opening

    25th June 2020 19:28:37 Hours

    Commander, Chief Guest for ‘Ranweta’ Opening

    Athurugiriya, Pore Purana Sri Maha Viharaya in Hokandara North, on Wednesday (24) honoured Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19...

  • 15 (V) GR Troops Conduct Community Projects for ‘Poson’

    25th June 2020 18:30:31 Hours

    15 (V) GR Troops Conduct Community Projects for ‘Poson’

    Offer of dry ration packets to 30 poor Jaffna families, special lunch to patients and health workers in hospitals in respective areas of responsibility and provision of meals to stray dogs in the general area of Kodikamam, Jaffna took place on Poson Poya Day (5) adhering...

  • Officers in Kilinochchi Attend Awareness Lectures

    25th June 2020 17:21:31 Hours

    Officers in Kilinochchi Attend Awareness Lectures

    A workshop for promotion of mental well-being and mitigation of mental stress of Officers serving under Security Forces Kilinochchi got underway on Wednesday (24) at the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) auditorium.

  • Beautified & Developed Army HQ Surroundings Now Open to the Public

    25th June 2020 16:11:31 Hours

    Beautified & Developed Army HQ Surroundings Now Open to the Public

    People friendly and eco-friendly beautification and utility project that adorned the surroundings, adjacent to the Army HQ on a conceptual notion of the Chief of the Defence Staff and the Commander of the...

  • Private Donors Gift 100,000 Face Masks to Army Hospital

    24th June 2020 23:24:07 Hours

    Private Donors Gift 100,000 Face Masks to Army Hospital

    Atlas Axilla, Hemas Group and Hemas Pharmaceuticals Company Limited, thoughtful of the dedicated services of the Army in the fight against COVID-19 epidemic recently donated a stock of 100,000 face masks to the Colombo Army Hospital in two segments.

  • ‘Defenders of the Nation’ FB Page, Now Three Years Old

    24th June 2020 14:29:20 Hours

    ‘Defenders of the Nation’ FB Page, Now Three Years Old

    The official Facebook Page of the Sri Lanka Army ‘Defenders of the Nation’ turns three years old on Wednesday (24 June). ‘Defenders of the Nation’ wishes to thank all our readers and contributors for their continued support and the understanding they have...

  • 68 Division HQ Gets New Admin Buildings

    24th June 2020 11:01:25 Hours

    68 Division HQ Gets New Admin Buildings

    68 Division Headquarters at Puthukkuddiyirippu under the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) on Saturday (20) inaugurated its two new administrative buildings in the premises. Both buildings, constructed by own....