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The New Year message

The Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) on behalf of the Defence Ministry wishes all Sri Lankans a peaceful, happy, healthy and prosperous Sinhala and Tamil New Year.

 


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Army vested new home for a Jaffna family

The Sri Lanka Army-built new house in Grand Bazaar, Jaffna  was vested in a deserving family during a brief ceremony of Hindu rites and rituals yesterday (April 12).


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Pandemic Control Operations

Tri-Forces and Police are conducting operations to contain the spread of Coronavirus in the island by untiringly engaging in identifying the virus hit patients and sending their close contacts for quarantine to the Tri-Forces managed quarantine centres established around the country.


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Anti-drugs Operations

The Sri Lanka (SL) Army, Navy, Air Force, Police and Police Narcotic Bureau conducted anti-drugs operations last week and arrested a total of 34 persons, including drug peddlers, following effective interoperability among the security services and the Police.


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Arrested Arms and Ammunitions

The Sri Lanka (SL) Army, Navy, Air Force, Police and STF were on alert on illegal weapons and ammunition during the past week. Operations in search of illegal firearms were underway in keeping with the government's vision to curb underworld activities.


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Army’s 'Kukuleganga Speed Climb 2021' Racing Spectacle concludes

Inaugural two-day-long 'Kukuleganga Speed Climb 2021', organized by the Sri Lanka Army Motor Sports Association (SLAMSA) and the Motor Racing Association of Sri Lanka (MRASL) concluded yesterday evening (Apr 11) at Kukuleganga.


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Empowering ground operations

Aircraft are synonymous with a nation’s Air Force. However there are many other sections which work behind the scenes to augment the overall role and task of the Air Force. Today we discover the great but silent contribution of the SLAF Regiment (also referred to as the Rock Apes) the largest component of the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF). Operating under the Directorate of Ground Operations, this command has 31 specialized regiment wings that have consistently enhanced the SLAF’s mission in achieving the overall national security objective.


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An Airman sets a new swimming record

Airman Roshan Abeysundara of Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) has set a new record while swimming from Mannar to Danushkodi and returning within 28 hours, 19 minutes and 43 seconds, the SLAF said today (11).


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Creating wonders in depths

‘Underwater Gallery Nilwella’ in Nilwella beach situated in the southern coast constructed by the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) was vested in public yesterday (10).