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SLAF Commander calls on the Prime Minister

SLAF Commander calls on the Prime Minister
11:22am on Monday 22nd June 2015

Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala, paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, Hon. Ranil Wickramasinghe, at Temple Trees today ( 22 June 2015)....
The Aviation Unit to South Sudan on the Way!

The Aviation Unit to South Sudan on the Way!
10:14pm on Sunday 21st June 2015

The last element of 81 SLAF supporting crew members of the Sri Lanka Air Force’s second Aircraft deployment overseas left the country today (21 Jun 15) from the Bandaranaike International Airpor...
Farewell to Outgoing Chairperson of SLAF Seva Vanitha

Farewell to Outgoing Chairperson of SLAF Seva Vanitha
8:36pm on Saturday 20th June 2015

Mrs. Samanthi Bulathsinghla the Chairperson of SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit, hosted a farewell to the outgoing Chairperson of SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit Mrs.Roshani Gunatilleke on 19th June 2015 at Officers...
Recruits Pass Out In Ampara

Recruits Pass Out In Ampara
10:13am on Saturday 20th June 2015

The passing out parade of No 160 Intake Regular Airmen and No 30 Intake Regular Air Women Recruit Courses was held at Sri Lanka Air Force Station Ampara on 19 June 2015.  The Director Civil E...
Monthly Dharma Deshana  at AFHQ

Monthly Dharma Deshana at AFHQ
12:42pm on Thursday 18th June 2015

A Dharma Deshana programme presided by venerable Maduluwawe Sobhitha thero was held at SLAF Headquarters on 17 June 2015....
SLAF Commander Calls on the President

SLAF Commander Calls on the President
1:11pm on Wednesday 17th June 2015

Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala made a courtesy call on the President, His Excellency Maythripala Sirisena this morning (17 June 2015). The visit was the Air Force Com...
Change of Command of the Sri Lanka Air Force

Change of Command of the Sri Lanka Air Force
2:41pm on Tuesday 16th June 2015

Air Chief Marshal KA Gunatilleke handed over command of the Sri Lanka Air Force to Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala, on the evening on 15th June 2015....
Outgoing Commander Bids Farewell

Outgoing Commander Bids Farewell
1:37pm on Tuesday 16th June 2015

The outgoing commander of the SLAF, Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke, completed formal farewell visits to the bases of the SLAF on 12th June 2015....
Air Force Open Badminton Championship  2015

Air Force Open Badminton Championship 2015
9:46am on Sunday 14th June 2015

The First ever Air Force Open Badminton Championship  2015 participation of 300 participants and successfully concluded yesterday evening (14th June 2015 ) at the Sri Lanka Air Force Health m...
Inter Unit Swimming and Water Polo Championship 2015

Inter Unit Swimming and Water Polo Championship 2015
9:18am on Sunday 14th June 2015

SLAF Base Anuradapura  & SLAF Sation Colombo emerged  men's & women's  champions respectively  at the Inter  Unit Swimming & Water Polo Championship 2015 concl...
Air Force Athletes Return Home

Air Force Athletes Return Home
11:04am on Saturday 13th June 2015

Air Force Athletes who represented Sri Lanka in the Asian Athletics Championship in China, returned home after a successful tour on 09 June 2015....
Air Force Open Badminton Tournament 2015

Air Force Open Badminton Tournament 2015
4:17pm on Wednesday 10th June 2015

The inaugural Air Force Badminton Tournament was declared open by the Commander of the Air Force and the driving force behind the tournament, Air Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke, this morning at the A...
Army Chief of Pakistan Visits SLAF

Army Chief of Pakistan Visits SLAF
2:13pm on Monday 8th June 2015

General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan Army called on the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke, this morning (08 June 2015) at Air Force Headquarters Colombo...
SLAF Deploys an Aviation Unit under UN Mission in South Sudan

SLAF Deploys an Aviation Unit under UN Mission in South Sudan
12:01am on Saturday 6th June 2015

The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) will deploy its second aircraft deployment overseas, when three MI 17 Helicopters proceed to South Sudan tomorrow to take on the role of an Aviation Unit in South Su...
Annual Commander’s Inspection of SLAF Station Sigiriya

Annual Commander’s Inspection of SLAF Station Sigiriya
11:55pm on Friday 5th June 2015

The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke, conducted the Annual Commander’s Inspection of SLAF Station Sigiriya on 05 June 2015. The Commander upon the arrival for the insp...
A Reception to Mark the Golden Jubilee of the No.4 Helicopter Squadron

A Reception to Mark the Golden Jubilee of the No.4 Helicopter Squadron
4:37pm on Friday 5th June 2015

A reception to mark the Golden jubilee of the No.4 Helicopter squadron was held at Eagle’s Lakeside Banquet and Conventional Hall, Attidiya....
Golden Jubilee Celebrations of  No 4 VVIP Helicopter Squadron

Golden Jubilee Celebrations of No 4 VVIP Helicopter Squadron
12:16pm on Friday 5th June 2015

No 4 Squadron celebrated its Golden Jubilee on 1st June 2015.  ...
Closing Ceremony and the Passing Out of no 17 Basic Air Load Masters Course

Closing Ceremony and the Passing Out of no 17 Basic Air Load Masters Course
12:00pm on Friday 5th June 2015

 The 17th Basic Air Load Master Course passed out on 03 Jun 2015 at Air Movement, Ratmalana....
Opening of New Temple at SLAF Base Katunayake

Opening of New Temple at SLAF Base Katunayake
10:39am on Thursday 4th June 2015

The Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal Kolitha Goonatilleke declared open the newly constructed temple at SLAF Base Katunayake on Poson Poya Day which fell on 2 June 2015 upon the invitation o...
No 111 UAV Squadron Celebrates its 7th Anniversary

No 111 UAV Squadron Celebrates its 7th Anniversary
10:20am on Thursday 4th June 2015

No 111 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron at SLAF Base Vavuniya celebrated its 7th anniversary on 01 June 2015....
SLAF Station Mirigama and No 04 ADRS Celebrate Their 8th Anniversary

SLAF Station Mirigama and No 04 ADRS Celebrate Their 8th Anniversary
9:50am on Thursday 4th June 2015

SLAF Station Mirigama and No 04 ADRS at SLAF Stn Mirigama celebrated their 8th anniversary on 1st June 2015 with great dignity. A series of events that commenced on 25th May 2015 under the supervi...
SLAF Station Weerawila Celebrates its 37th Anniversary

SLAF Station Weerawila Celebrates its 37th Anniversary
9:48am on Thursday 4th June 2015

SLAF Station Weerawila celebrated its 37th anniversary on 01 June 2015 under the guidance of the Commanding Officer Group Captain PSN Fernando. ...
Senior Officers’ (Group Captains and Wing Commanders) Refresher Course Successfully Conducted at SLAF CTS Diyatalawa

Senior Officers’ (Group Captains and Wing Commanders) Refresher Course Successfully Conducted at SLAF CTS Diyatalawa
12:19pm on Wednesday 3rd June 2015

The Closing Address of the Senior Officers Refresher Course 02/2015 was held under the patronage of the Commanding Officer of the SLAF CTS Diyatalawa. A five (05) day course was successfully condu...
SLAF Netball Team Emerges Victorious Against the Brunei National Netball Team

SLAF Netball Team Emerges Victorious Against the Brunei National Netball Team
12:13pm on Wednesday 3rd June 2015

SLAF Netball team emerged victorious against the Brunei National Netball team at the recent tour of Brunei from 01 May 2015 to 07 May 2015....
Sri Lanka Air Force Seva Vanitha Unit Donates Computers For SLAF  Pre-Schools

Sri Lanka Air Force Seva Vanitha Unit Donates Computers For SLAF Pre-Schools
2:54pm on Saturday 30th May 2015

As another welfare program initiated by the SLAF Seva  Vanitha Unit, 14 computers were donated to the SLAF Pre Schools with the intention of improving the quality of the pre-school education...
No 05 ADRS Celebrates its 8th Anniversary

No 05 ADRS Celebrates its 8th Anniversary
3:55pm on Monday 25th May 2015

No. 05 Air Defence Radar Squadron celebrated its 8th anniversary on 24 May 2015. The squadron was established in year 2007 in SLAF Station Palavi as an operational arm of National Air Defence Syst...
Commander's Annual Inspection of SLAF Base Hingurakgoda

Commander's Annual Inspection of SLAF Base Hingurakgoda
6:38pm on Friday 22nd May 2015

The Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke conducted his Annual Inspection of SLAF Base H’ingurakgoda on 22 May 2015....
Monthly Dharma Deshana at AFHQ

Monthly Dharma Deshana at AFHQ
4:40pm on Friday 22nd May 2015

A Dharma Deshana programme presided over by venerable Hapitigama Vijitha thero, was held at Air Force Headquarters on 21 May 2015....
War Heroes Honoured

War Heroes Honoured
9:22am on Thursday 21st May 2015

HE the President Maithreepala Sirisena as Commander-in-chief of the Armed Force paid his respects to all members of the Armed Forces and Police who made the supreme sacrifice in the name of the Na...
Ranaviru Commemorative Parade 2015

Ranaviru Commemorative Parade 2015
10:16am on Wednesday 20th May 2015

The Ranaviru Commemorative Parade took on a new look this year, comprising three columns   viz. the Ceremonial Column,  Combat Column and Mechanized Column,  representing tri s...
Special Felicitation Ceremony for Rescue & Relief Contingent to Nepal

Special Felicitation Ceremony for Rescue & Relief Contingent to Nepal
10:24pm on Tuesday 19th May 2015

HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, together with the Prime Minister Hon. Ranil Wickramasinghe in a special felicitation ceremony on Monday (18) at Temple Trees, recognized the invaluable contr...
Inter Unit Handball Championship 2015

Inter Unit Handball Championship 2015
12:50pm on Friday 15th May 2015

SLAF TTS Eka emerged men's & women's Champions in the Inter Unit Handball Championship 2015 held on 14th May 2015 at SLAF Base Katunayake....
Nigerian NDC Visits Air Force Headquarters

Nigerian NDC Visits Air Force Headquarters
2:42pm on Tuesday 12th May 2015

A 20-member delegation from the Nigerian National Defence College comprising senior Officers from the Nigerian Army, Navy and the Air Force and one civilian student, who are currently on their Ove...
Annual Aoc’s Inspection at Slaf Station Ampara

Annual Aoc’s Inspection at Slaf Station Ampara
5:20pm on Friday 8th May 2015

The Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke conducted the Annual Inspection of SLAF Station Ampara today (08 May 2015)....
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