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E&TE Wing SLAF Base Ratmalana Celebrates  25th Anniversary

E&TE Wing SLAF Base Ratmalana Celebrates 25th Anniversary
3:33pm on Monday 4th April 2016

E&TE Wing SLAF Base Ratmalana celebrated its 25th formation day on 02nd April 2016 under the guidance of the Commanding Officer, Wg Cdr PN Fernando together with all officers, other ranks and ...
No 8 Squadron Celebrates 20th Anniversary

No 8 Squadron Celebrates 20th Anniversary
3:24pm on Monday 4th April 2016

Formation day of No 8 Squadron SLAF Base Ratmalana was held on 01st April 2016 at the Hangar premises....
Flight Safety Workshop for Non Commissioned Officers

Flight Safety Workshop for Non Commissioned Officers
3:23pm on Monday 4th April 2016

The first flight safety workshop for the Non Commissioned Officers was successfully completed on 1st April 2016 at the NCO Management School, Sri Lanka Air Force Academy China bay....
“Sanhidiyawe Sathwirugama” Housing Project Opening Ceremony

“Sanhidiyawe Sathwirugama” Housing Project Opening Ceremony
10:51pm on Sunday 3rd April 2016

A fifty one (51) houses completed under the 'Sanhidiyawe Sathwirugama' housing project for families of service personnel including all nationalities were handed over today (03 April 2016) at Kokel...
Annual Commander's Inspection at SLAF Station Mullaittivu

Annual Commander's Inspection at SLAF Station Mullaittivu
9:52am on Saturday 2nd April 2016

The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala conducted the Annual AOC's Inspection of the SLAF Station Mullaittivu today (01 April 2016)....
Annual Commander's Inspection at SLAF  Station Iranamadu

Annual Commander's Inspection at SLAF Station Iranamadu
6:22pm on Friday 1st April 2016

The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala conducted the Annual AOC's Inspection of the SLAF Station Iranamadu today (01 April 2016)....
Commander Graced the Ranaviru Felicitation at D.S.Senanayake College

Commander Graced the Ranaviru Felicitation at D.S.Senanayake College
5:19pm on Friday 1st April 2016

The Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala, honoured being invited as the chief guest at the Ranaviru felicitation ceremony of D.S. Senanayake College held in front of the Ran...
SLAF Assists to Conduct Fire Drill at Central Bank

SLAF Assists to Conduct Fire Drill at Central Bank
6:01pm on Thursday 31st March 2016

The Fire and Rescue Unit of the Sri Lanka Air Force assisted to carry out a fire drill at Central Bank, Colombo on 31st March, 2016....
ADC&CC at SLAF Station Mirigama Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

ADC&CC at SLAF Station Mirigama Celebrates its 10th Anniversary
2:45pm on Thursday 31st March 2016

Air Defence Command and Control Centre SLAF Station Mirigama celebrated its 10th Formation day on 29 March 16 giving prominence to social, religious and recreational activities. ADC&CC which w...
“Yovun Pura” Inagurates at SLAF  Sigiriya premises

“Yovun Pura” Inagurates at SLAF Sigiriya premises
9:43am on Thursday 31st March 2016

The “Yovun Pura” Youth camp themed “Future Begins” organised by the National Youth Services Council (NYSC)   began at the premises of Sri Lanka Air Force Station Sigiriya with th...
US Air Force Academy Cadets Visit SLAF Academy China Bay

US Air Force Academy Cadets Visit SLAF Academy China Bay
9:13am on Wednesday 30th March 2016

Three cadets from the United States Air Force Academy, accompanied by Lt Col LeAmm Derby   of the Academy’s Foreign Languages Director of Assistant , visited SLAF Academy China bay&nbs...
Newly Constructed Electronic Section for SLAF Station Batticaloa

Newly Constructed Electronic Section for SLAF Station Batticaloa
5:19pm on Tuesday 29th March 2016

The Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala declared open the newly constructed Electronic Section at the SLAF Station Batticaloa today (29th March 2016)....
Commander visits 'USS Blue Ridge' in Colombo Port

Commander visits 'USS Blue Ridge' in Colombo Port
11:23am on Tuesday 29th March 2016

Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala visited “USS Blue Ridge”, in Colombo port on 26 March 2016....
Vice Admiral Joseph P. Aucoin Visits SLAF

Vice Admiral Joseph P. Aucoin Visits SLAF
12:02pm on Monday 28th March 2016

The United States Navy's 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and the embarked 7th Fleet staff arrived in Colombo Saturday (March 26) on a goodwill visit....
“Eagles Sing Along” With Sohan & The X-Periment

“Eagles Sing Along” With Sohan & The X-Periment
11:50am on Monday 28th March 2016

The “Eagles Sing Along” an evening of entertainment organized by the Sri Lanka Air Force Seva Vanitha Unit was held on 27th March 2016 at Eagles’...
U.S Air Force Maj. Gen. Abel Barrientes’s Visit to SLAF is on PACAF News Headlines

U.S Air Force Maj. Gen. Abel Barrientes’s Visit to SLAF is on PACAF News Headlines
9:49pm on Saturday 26th March 2016

U.S Air Force Maj. Gen. Abel Barrientes, Pacific Air Forces Individual Mobilization Assistant to the vice commander, meets with Sri Lanka Air Force ...
SLAF C-130 Proves Success in Resupply Missions to Aviation Units in South Sudan and Central African Republic

SLAF C-130 Proves Success in Resupply Missions to Aviation Units in South Sudan and Central African Republic
11:09am on Friday 25th March 2016

Sri Lanka Air Force C-130 Hercules airlifted 10799 kg of urgent aircraft spares, machinery, medical and essential cargo to both SLAF Aviation...
The Certificate Awarding Ceremony of the No. 65th  NCOs’ Management Course

The Certificate Awarding Ceremony of the No. 65th NCOs’ Management Course
9:26am on Friday 25th March 2016

The certificate awarding ceremony of No. 65th Non Commissioned Officers’ Management Course was held at Astra Multifunctional Hall of the Sri Lanka Air Force Academy...
SLAF “Seva Vanitha” Care for KIA/DIA Service Members Extended

SLAF “Seva Vanitha” Care for KIA/DIA Service Members Extended
9:03am on Friday 25th March 2016

With the view of facilitating numerous requests made by the NOKs of servicemen Killed in Action (KIA), Disabled in Action (DIA) personnel,...
Renovation Project of BCL Runway Passes its 40th Day

Renovation Project of BCL Runway Passes its 40th Day
8:50am on Friday 25th March 2016

Renovation of BCL runway has achieved its planning timelines successfully in the course of passing 40 days since its commencement on 15th Feb 16....
9th Defence Services Games-2016 Opens

9th Defence Services Games-2016 Opens
6:03pm on Thursday 24th March 2016

The 9th Defence Services Games was ceremonially declared open by the State Minister of Defence  Mr. Ruwan Wijewardane MP this evening at the newly constructed Indoor stadium at Panagoda Army ...
Military College of Medicine for Tri-services

Military College of Medicine for Tri-services
11:00pm on Wednesday 23rd March 2016

Opening of  first-ever Sri Lankan College of Military Medicine (SLCOMM) of the tri-services took place during a simple ceremony at Renuka Hotel, Colombo 3 on 18 March 2016....
SLAF Fire Fighters in Action at Dayagama Hatton

SLAF Fire Fighters in Action at Dayagama Hatton
11:58pm on Monday 21st March 2016

A MI 17 helicopter from No. 06 Squadron was deployed since this morning (21st March 2016) to assist in retarding the spread of a forest fire which erupted in the wetland areas of Agarapathana, Bop...
Chinese Air Force Delegation visit SLAF Headquarters

Chinese Air Force Delegation visit SLAF Headquarters
10:10pm on Monday 21st March 2016

A six member delegation led by Lieutenant General (AF) Yu Zhongfy, the Political Commissar of the Chinese PLA Air Force called on the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala, ...
United States Air Force Academy Cadets Visit Sri Lanka Air Force

United States Air Force Academy Cadets Visit Sri Lanka Air Force
10:10pm on Monday 21st March 2016

Three cadets from the United States Air Force Academy, accompanied by Lt Col LeAmm Derby   of the Academy’s Foreign Languages Director of Assistant , visited SLAF Headquarters on 21 ...
Rotherham Circuit Meet 2016

Rotherham Circuit Meet 2016
7:07pm on Sunday 20th March 2016

Rotherham Circuit Meet 2016 concluded successfully at the Sri Lanka Air Force Unit Katukurunda on today -20 March 2016....
Maj. Gen. Abel Barrientes Visits SLAF

Maj. Gen. Abel Barrientes Visits SLAF
5:45pm on Thursday 17th March 2016

Maj. Gen. Abel Barrientes, Mobilization Assistant to the Vice Commander, Pacific Air Forces, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii called...
Medal Awarding Ceremony of Sri Lanka Aviation Contingent - UNMISS

Medal Awarding Ceremony of Sri Lanka Aviation Contingent - UNMISS
4:37pm on Thursday 17th March 2016

The Sri Lanka Aviation Unit of United Nations’ Mission In South Sudan (UNMISS) is passing another milestone in its successful journey and held the...
No 06 Helicopter Squadron Celebrates 23rd Anniversary

No 06 Helicopter Squadron Celebrates 23rd Anniversary
12:50pm on Thursday 17th March 2016

The No 06 Helicopter Squadron established on the 15th March 1993 and MI-17 helicopters were inducted to the Sri Lanka Air force inventory. ...
Monthly Dharma Deshana at AFHQ

Monthly Dharma Deshana at AFHQ
8:00am on Thursday 17th March 2016

A Dharma Deshana programme presided by venerable Prof Pathegama Gnanissara thero was held at SLAF Headquarters on 16 March 2016....
Commander of the SLAF Calls on The Chief of Royal Australian Air Force

Commander of the SLAF Calls on The Chief of Royal Australian Air Force
2:10pm on Tuesday 15th March 2016

Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala calls on  the Chief of Royal Australian Air Force Air Marshal Leo Davies,...
2016 Royal Australian Air Force Air Power Week Commences in Canberra Australia

2016 Royal Australian Air Force Air Power Week Commences in Canberra Australia
2:05pm on Tuesday 15th March 2016

The Royal Australian Air Force is hosting the 2016 RAAF Air Power Week and Air Power Conference through the period of 14-16 March 2016 at the National Convention Centre, Canberra Australia. The th...
Commander of the SLAF Meets the Chief of Staff of Japan Air Self Defence Force (JASDF)

Commander of the SLAF Meets the Chief of Staff of Japan Air Self Defence Force (JASDF)
1:40pm on Tuesday 15th March 2016

Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala meets the Chief of Staff of Japan Air Self-Defence Force, General Yoshiyuki Sugiyama, on 14 March 2016 during the Royal Australi...
Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force Visited the Australian War Memorial

Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force Visited the Australian War Memorial
1:29pm on Tuesday 15th March 2016

Visit to the Australian War Memorial and Welcome function was the first event of the agenda of the 2016 RAAF Air Power Week-2016 in Canberra Australia. ...
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