Tag: Sri Lanka Navy

  • Sri Lankan Navy Seizes Record Amount of Heroin And Crystal Meth, Fishing Vessels, and Arrest 16 Suspects Following Month-Long Investigation 600NM Off Coast

    March 06: The Sri Lanka Navy together with the Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) recently dismantled an international drug smuggling operation in the deep seas off the southern coast of Sri […]

  • Galle Dialogue completed

    Galle Dialogue an important, regular meeting. U.S. Navy Submarine Group 7 Commander Attends Sri Lankan Navy’s Galle Dialogue Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Litzenberger COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Rear […]

  • SLINEX a success

    SLINEX wraps up. Sri Lanka-India joint naval exercise ends on successful note in Trincomalee The Sri Lanka Navy-Indian Navy joint exercise SLINEX-2018, held in Trincomalee from 7-13 September, concluded on […]

  • New cutter for Sri Lanka

    Vessel will be largest in SLN fleet. Sri Lanka Navy ceremonially takes over United States Coast Guard Cutter ‘Sherman’ at Honolulu, Hawaii, USA  The Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral […]

  • Japan, SL vow closer ties

    Japan increases presence in region. Japan, Sri Lanka to further boost maritime security cooperation Japan and Sri Lanka will further strengthen the maritime security cooperation between the two countries.  This […]

  • SL looks to the skies

    SL aims to improve domain awareness. Naval Air Force Wing to secure SL waters: Defence Secratary Defence Secretary Kapila Waidyaratne said the present threats and the geo-strategic importance of Sri […]

  • Sri Lanka’s piracy efforts

    Anti-piracy work a lucrative sideline. Navy Chief: Navy to increase sea marshals for foreign ships The navy on Wednesday announced plans to secure a greater role in providing anti-piracy security […]

  • Avant Garde skipper bailed

    Captain was in charge of floating armoury. Ukrainian captain of MV Avant-Garde granted bail A Sri Lankan court Thursday granted bail to the Ukrainian Captain of the MV Avant Garde […]

  • PMSCs earn SL $20 million

    Avant Garde’s loss is Sri Lanka’s gain. Sri Lanka Navy earns over US$ 20 million from OBST Operations Sri Lanka Navy said it has earned the over US$ 20 million […]

  • Sri Lanka’s naval push

    SLN looks outward from its TTW. Analysis: Sri Lanka Navy re-invents itself as medium-scale regional force Professor Geoffrey Till, Singapore – IHS Jane’s Navy International Since the 2010 conclusion of […]