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The Nation Commemorates a Decade of Peace at Ranaviru War Memorial

The Nation Commemorates a Decade of Peace at Ranaviru War Memorial
1:07pm on Monday 20th May 2019

The President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and Commander in Chief of the Armed Force, His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena paid his respects to all members of the Armed...
No 2 IT Wing and New Recruiting Office Declared Open

No 2 IT Wing and New Recruiting Office Declared Open
4:35pm on Friday 17th May 2019

The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy declared open the newly established No 2 Information Technology Wing (ITW) and the newly constructed fully fledged Recruiting ...
Australian High Commissioner Calls on Commander

Australian High Commissioner Calls on Commander
6:01pm on Monday 13th May 2019

The newly-appointed High Commissioner for Australia in Sri Lanka, His Excellency David Holly called on the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy at Air Force Head...
Seva Vanitha Unit at Koggala Organizes a Religious Ceremony

Seva Vanitha Unit at Koggala Organizes a Religious Ceremony
5:58pm on Monday 13th May 2019

The Seva Vanitha Unit of SLAF Station Koggala organized an Alms Giving for 12 Bhikkunis at Kottawe Sumudu Temple on 11 May 2019. Alms, offerings and other requirements donated by Seva Vanitha Un...
Commander’s Inspection of SLAF Station Batticaloa

Commander’s Inspection of SLAF Station Batticaloa
4:22pm on Friday 10th May 2019

The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy conducted the Commander’s Inspection of SLAF Station Batticaloa today (10 May 2019). ...
Commander's Inspection of SLAF Station Ampara

Commander's Inspection of SLAF Station Ampara
4:21pm on Friday 10th May 2019

Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy conducted the Commander's Inspection of SLAF Station Ampara today (10 May 2019)....
Revised Security Arrangements at Bandaranayake International Airport

Revised Security Arrangements at Bandaranayake International Airport
10:45am on Friday 10th May 2019

The SLAF was made aware that passengers arriving at and departing from the Bandaranayake International Airport (BIA) had to undergo considerable...
Commander's Inspection of SLAF Station Iranamadu

Commander's Inspection of SLAF Station Iranamadu
4:39pm on Monday 6th May 2019

The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy conducted the Commander's Inspection of SLAF Station Iranamadu today (6 May 2019)....
Commander's Inspection of SLAF Station Mullaittivu

Commander's Inspection of SLAF Station Mullaittivu
2:30pm on Monday 6th May 2019

The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy conducted the Commander’s Inspection of SLAF Station Mullaittivu today (6 May 2019)....
SLAF Commander Calls on the Defence Secretary

SLAF Commander Calls on the Defence Secretary
10:02am on Saturday 4th May 2019

Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy, paid a courtesy call on the newly appointed Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, General S H S Kottegoda (Retd) at the Ministry...
Air Force Women’s Volleyball team marks first victory at Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship-2019

Air Force Women’s Volleyball team marks first victory at Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship-2019
1:56pm on Monday 29th April 2019

A 14 member Air Force Women’s Volleyball team left for China to represent the country at the ‘Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship 2019’...
SLAF Station Sigiriya Celebrates 34th Anniversary

SLAF Station Sigiriya Celebrates 34th Anniversary
12:59am on Monday 22nd April 2019

SLAF Station Sigiriya celebrated its 34th Anniversary on 19th April 2019. Simultaneous to the anniversary working parade was held under the purview of the Commanding Officer, Wing Commander ...
Air Force Hockey Team Visits India

Air Force Hockey Team Visits India
7:43pm on Thursday 18th April 2019

A 20 member Hockey Team from the SLAF is currently in India to participate in the 2nd Marshal Arjan Singh Memorial Hockey Tournament conducted by Indian Air Force (IAF) from the 16...
Pakistan National Defence University Delegation Visits Air Force Headquarters

Pakistan National Defence University Delegation Visits Air Force Headquarters
4:32pm on Wednesday 17th April 2019

A delegation from the National Defense University (NDU) of Pakistan visited Air Force Headquarters today (17 April 2019). The delegation was led by Air Commodore Mustafa Anwar of the Pakistan Air ...
SLAF Joins with Sirasa TV to Usher in the Traditional New Year at Hingurakgoda

SLAF Joins with Sirasa TV to Usher in the Traditional New Year at Hingurakgoda
3:28pm on Tuesday 16th April 2019

As all of Sri Lanka went into festive mode with the approach of the Sinhala and Tamil  New Year, the Sri Lanka Air Force joined hands with Sirasa to present ‘Sirasa Wasantha Udanaya’ in t...
SLAF Station Batticaloa Conducts Community Service Project

SLAF Station Batticaloa Conducts Community Service Project
3:21pm on Tuesday 16th April 2019

Desks and chairs of BT/Puthur Vigneshwara Vidyalayam, Nawaladi Namahal Vidyalayam, BT/ Palameenmadu Vigneshwara vidyalayam and BT/Amirthakaly Sri Sithi Vinayagar Maha Vidyalayam in th...
SLAF Prepares to greet the Traditional New Year with the Air Force

SLAF Prepares to greet the Traditional New Year with the Air Force "Avurudu Pola"
6:09pm on Friday 12th April 2019

The Sinhala/Hindu New Year begins when the sun moves from "Meena Rashiya" (the house of Pisces) to Mesha Rashiya (the house of Aries). It also marks the end of the harves...
SLAF Ladies get SWAT Training

SLAF Ladies get SWAT Training
3:05pm on Thursday 11th April 2019

For the first time in the history of Sri Lankan military a Lady Officer along with 5 Airwomen of the Special Air Borne Force (SABF) departed Sri Lanka on 23 February 2019 to receiv...
'Guwan Lak Sevana' Project Completes 25th House

'Guwan Lak Sevana' Project Completes 25th House
5:57pm on Wednesday 10th April 2019

A new house constructed under the 'Guwan Lak Sevana' Housing Project of the Sri Lanka Air Force Seva Vanitha Unit (SVU) was handed over to Flight Sergeant Bowanga...
SLAF CTS Diyatalawa Inter Unit Netball Champions 2019

SLAF CTS Diyatalawa Inter Unit Netball Champions 2019
5:30pm on Wednesday 10th April 2019

SLAF Combat Training School (CTS) Diyatalawa won the Inter Unit Netball Championship 2019 defeating SLAF Academy China Bay by 35-12 in the finals concluded ...
Chief of Integrated Defence Staff Committee (CISC) of India visits Air Force Headquarters

Chief of Integrated Defence Staff Committee (CISC) of India visits Air Force Headquarters
10:47am on Wednesday 10th April 2019

The Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC) of India, Lieutenant General Podali Shankar Rajeshwar visited Ai...
48th Pakistan Navy Staff Course Visits AFHQ

48th Pakistan Navy Staff Course Visits AFHQ
2:22pm on Tuesday 9th April 2019

A 22 member delegation from the 48th Navy Staff Course of Pakistan visited Air Force Headquarters today (9 April 2019)....
Family of Deceased RSF Corporal Receives Newly Built House

Family of Deceased RSF Corporal Receives Newly Built House
4:48pm on Monday 8th April 2019

A newly constructed house was handed over to the family of late Corporal Jayathilaka KKMRM by Director Welfare, Air Vice Marshal PDA Mariestella on 8 April 2019....
SLAF Celebrates Avurudu Amidst the Clouds at Pidurutalagala

SLAF Celebrates Avurudu Amidst the Clouds at Pidurutalagala
10:08am on Monday 8th April 2019

The traditional ‘Sinhala Hindu Aluth Avurudu’ celebration was held on 6 April 2019 with much enthusiasm and fellowship at SLAF Station Pidurutalagala which is the tallest mo...
Command Agro Unit Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Command Agro Unit Celebrates 25th Anniversary
5:41pm on Friday 5th April 2019

The Command Agro Unit at SLAF Base Katunayake celebrated its 25th anniversary today (5th April 2019). The formation day began with an address by Commanding...
Commander Chief Guest at Nalanda College Colour Awarding Ceremony

Commander Chief Guest at Nalanda College Colour Awarding Ceremony
5:41pm on Friday 5th April 2019

The Colour Awarding Ceremony for the year 2017 of Nalanda College was held yesterday (4 April 2019) at the Malalasekara Theater at the College premises. The Commande...
Academy China Bay Celebrates 58th Anniversary with an All Night Pirith Chanting Ceremony

Academy China Bay Celebrates 58th Anniversary with an All Night Pirith Chanting Ceremony
5:40pm on Friday 5th April 2019

An all-night “Pirith Chanting” Ceremony was organized by SLAF Academy China Bay to mark its 58th anniversary and to invoke blessings on those who made the supre...
No. 60 Junior Command and Staff Course Commences

No. 60 Junior Command and Staff Course Commences
2:26pm on Thursday 4th April 2019

The No. 60 Junior Command and Staff Course commenced on 1st April 2019 at the Junior Command and Staff College, SLAF Academy,...
SLAF Makes Pledge to Eradicate Drugs Through “Bakmaha Diwuruma”

SLAF Makes Pledge to Eradicate Drugs Through “Bakmaha Diwuruma”
5:21pm on Wednesday 3rd April 2019

The ‘Bakmaha Diwuruma’ or the “April Pledge”, to eradicate the drug menace was made by the Sri Lanka Air Force together with the SL Army, Navy and Police at the...
Trainees at Trade Training School Ekala hold Parent’s Day

Trainees at Trade Training School Ekala hold Parent’s Day
2:38pm on Wednesday 3rd April 2019

The Parent’s Day of No 167 Regular Airmen, No 130 Volunteer Airmen and No 37 Regular Airwomen, No 13 Volunteer Airwomen Intakes was held at SLAF Trade...
E & TE Wing, Ratmalana Celebrates 30th Anniversary

E & TE Wing, Ratmalana Celebrates 30th Anniversary
1:58pm on Wednesday 3rd April 2019

The Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering Wing at SLAF Base Ratmalana celebrated its 30th Anniversary yesterday (2 April 2019)....
E & TE Wing at Katunayake Celebrates 61st Anniversary

E & TE Wing at Katunayake Celebrates 61st Anniversary
3:29pm on Monday 1st April 2019

The Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering Wing at SLAF Base Katunayake celebrated its 61st Anniversary today (01 April 2019). The Ceremony began w...
SLAF Sports Men and Women Honoured at Sports 1st Allianz Platinum Awards 2018

SLAF Sports Men and Women Honoured at Sports 1st Allianz Platinum Awards 2018
10:59am on Sunday 31st March 2019

The Sports 1st Allianz Platinum Awards 2018 got underway at Stein Studios in Ratmalana on (29 March 2019). The award ceremony commends and recognizes Sri Lanka’s talented sportsmen and women....
Awards Ceremony Non Commissioned Officers’ Management Courses

Awards Ceremony Non Commissioned Officers’ Management Courses
10:32am on Sunday 31st March 2019

The NCO Management School of the SLAF Academy China Bay held the No. 6 English Medium and No.77 Sinhala Medium Non Commissioned Officers’ ...
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