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SLAF Trade Training School Ekala celebrates its’ 6th anniversary

SLAF Trade Training School Ekala celebrates its’ 6th anniversary
9:02am on Sunday 25th June 2017

SLAF TTS Eka celebrated its’ 6th anniversary on 22 June 2017.The formation day celebrations began with a formal parade and the address by the Commanding officer Group Captain MJR Perera....
Inter Unit Judo Championship 2017

Inter Unit Judo Championship 2017
8:36am on Friday 23rd June 2017

SLAF Base Katunayake Regiment Wing and SLAF Trade Training School Ekala emerged the men’s and women's Champions at the Inter Unit Judo Championship 2017 which was concluded on 22 June 2017 at In...
Monthly Dharma Deshana at AFHQ

Monthly Dharma Deshana at AFHQ
4:56pm on Thursday 22nd June 2017

A Dharma Deshana programme presided over by  Ven. Hapitigama Vijitha was held at SLAF Headquarters on 21 June 2017....
SLAF Seva Vanitha Chairperson Visits Flood Affected Schools at Rathnapura

SLAF Seva Vanitha Chairperson Visits Flood Affected Schools at Rathnapura
4:23pm on Wednesday 21st June 2017

The Chairperson of SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit Mrs. Anoma Jayampathy visited the Kehelowitigama Vidyalaya and Gangulwitiya Vidyalaya at Rathnapura district yesterday...
SLAF  Medical  Teams  Assist  flood  victims  at Ayagama

SLAF Medical Teams Assist flood victims at Ayagama
1:30pm on Wednesday 21st June 2017

A medical campaign was held successfully on 20 June 2017 in two locations in Ayagama area (Madagalthura Shailauththarama...
AFCW celebrates its 08th Anniversary

AFCW celebrates its 08th Anniversary
1:14pm on Wednesday 21st June 2017

Air Field Construction Wing (AFCW) SLAF Base Ratmalana  celebrates its 08th anniversary on 20th June 2017. The anniversary day parade...
Defence Attaché at Pakistan Farewell call on Commander of the Air Force

Defence Attaché at Pakistan Farewell call on Commander of the Air Force
8:44pm on Tuesday 20th June 2017

The outgoing Defence Attaché at Pakistan High Commission for Sri Lanka, Colonel Mohammed Rajil Irshad Khan  paid a farewell call on the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampa...
Japanese Donations for SLAF

Japanese Donations for SLAF
12:56pm on Monday 19th June 2017

The Japan Sri Lanka Friendship Association handed over a Mitsubishi Fire Vehicle and a Nissan Ambulance to the SLAF at a ceremony...
Air Scouts Group commenced at SLAF Station Mirigama

Air Scouts Group commenced at SLAF Station Mirigama
12:20pm on Monday 19th June 2017

As a part of the expansionist the Air Scouts of the SLAF, a membership drive was held at SLAF Station Mirigama...
Annual AOC's Inspection at SLAF Academy China Bay

Annual AOC's Inspection at SLAF Academy China Bay
8:29pm on Friday 16th June 2017

Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy conducted the Annual AOC's inspection of SLAF Academy China Bay today (16 June 2017)....
CEW at SLAF Base Katunayake Celebrates its’ 14th Anniversary

CEW at SLAF Base Katunayake Celebrates its’ 14th Anniversary
3:37pm on Thursday 15th June 2017

Civil Engineering Wing SLAF Base Katunayake, celebrated its’ 14th anniversary on 13 June 2017....
Outgoing CDS Visits AFHQ

Outgoing CDS Visits AFHQ
3:12pm on Wednesday 14th June 2017

A Guard of Honour was accorded to outgoing CDS Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke, at Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Headquarters this morning (14 June 17) to mark his official retirement....
Late Warrant Officer Yaparatne Appreciated

Late Warrant Officer Yaparatne Appreciated
2:52pm on Wednesday 14th June 2017

As an appreciation of the service of late Warrant Officer YMS Yaparathne (Fire Fighter Sp I) who lost his life whilst on rescue missions carried during the recent national calamity,...
Chief of Naval Staff of the Pakistan Navy Calls on the Commander of the Air Force

Chief of Naval Staff of the Pakistan Navy Calls on the Commander of the Air Force
1:30pm on Monday 12th June 2017

Chief of Naval Staff of the Pakistan Navy, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah called on the Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy this morning (12 June 2017)....
Commencement Of SLAF Rover Scouting

Commencement Of SLAF Rover Scouting
7:10am on Monday 12th June 2017

Rover Scouts or Rovers is the final section of the Baden-Powell Scouts' Association for adults aged 18 and over. There is no upper age limit for Rover Scouts and both genders are admitted. The aim...
Inter Unit Wrestling Championship 2017

Inter Unit Wrestling Championship 2017
10:12am on Thursday 8th June 2017

SLAF Base Katunayake Regiment Wing and Trade Training Wing (TTS) Ekala won the Men’s and Women’s Championships at the Inter Unit Wrestling Championships 2017  concluded today (07 June 201...
SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit Distributes Flood Relief Goods

SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit Distributes Flood Relief Goods
11:27am on Tuesday 6th June 2017

With the view of extending a hand to the flood affected people, SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit distributed flood relief goods such as cooked meals and dry rations at Hiniduma area, Galle on 05th June 2017...
New Hospital for SLAF CTS Diyatalawa

New Hospital for SLAF CTS Diyatalawa
5:18pm on Friday 2nd June 2017

Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy declared open the newly constructed three-storied Hospital at SLAF Combat Training School (CTS) Diyatalawa today ( 01 June 2017)....
Passing Out Parade at SLAF CTS Diyatalawa

Passing Out Parade at SLAF CTS Diyatalawa
5:08pm on Friday 2nd June 2017

The Passing out Parade of No.60 Intake Officer Cadets Basic Ground Combat Course, No.12 Intake Lady Officer Cadets Basic Ground Combat Course,...
No 111 UAV Squadron at SLAF Base Vavuniya Celabrates its 9th Anniversary

No 111 UAV Squadron at SLAF Base Vavuniya Celabrates its 9th Anniversary
3:50pm on Friday 2nd June 2017

No 111 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron at SLAF Base Vavuniya celebrated its 9th anniversary on 01 June 2017. ...
SLAF Station Mirigama celebrates its 10th Anniversary

SLAF Station Mirigama celebrates its 10th Anniversary
3:44pm on Friday 2nd June 2017

The 10th Anniversary of SLAF Station Mirigama was celebrated on 01 June 2017. In commemoration of this event, a filed medical...
Other Ranks  Holiday Home Declared Open at Kandy

Other Ranks Holiday Home Declared Open at Kandy
8:38am on Friday 2nd June 2017

Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy declared open the newly constructed   Other Ranks  Holiday home complex at Senarathgama,...
52nd Anniversary Commemoration of the No 4 VVIP Helicopter Squadron

52nd Anniversary Commemoration of the No 4 VVIP Helicopter Squadron
6:11pm on Thursday 1st June 2017

The No 4 VVIP Helicopter Squadron celebrates 52 years of service to the nation today. Since its establishment in 01 June 1965, the squadron has always been ever ready for any given mission....

"Eagle's Hideout" Declared Open
10:23am on Thursday 1st June 2017

The Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy, declared open the newly constructed "Eagle's Hideout"...
Passing Out Parade of No 3 Contingent UN Peace Keeping Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)

Passing Out Parade of No 3 Contingent UN Peace Keeping Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)
6:54am on Thursday 1st June 2017

The Passing Out Parade of the No 3 contingent of the Aviation Unit under the United Nations helicopter deployment in South Sudan (UNMISS) was held at SLAF Base Katunayake today (31 May 2017)....
SLAF Medical Teams Continues to Assist the Relief Efforts at Ayagama

SLAF Medical Teams Continues to Assist the Relief Efforts at Ayagama
3:54pm on Wednesday 31st May 2017

An Air Force medical team consisting of three doctors, seven nurses, medical supplies and dry rations were airlifted in the morning to Ayagama in order to continue extending medical services in co...
SLAF  Military Band Established  at SLAF Base Anuradapura

SLAF Military Band Established at SLAF Base Anuradapura
3:20pm on Wednesday 31st May 2017

SLAF established complete military band section comprising of 27 members in SLAF Base Anuradhapura on the instructions of the Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathi on 29 May 201...
The Air Force Uses its Speed and Reach for the Fifth Consecutive Day in Flood Relief Operations

The Air Force Uses its Speed and Reach for the Fifth Consecutive Day in Flood Relief Operations
7:14pm on Tuesday 30th May 2017

Sri Lanka Air Force dispatched its helicopters throughout the day to airlift relief aid as a part of its holistic Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster...
SLAF Continues to Transport Relief Aid and Essential Items

SLAF Continues to Transport Relief Aid and Essential Items
5:05pm on Tuesday 30th May 2017

Sri Lanka Air Force continues to transport relief aid and essential items for the people affected by the worst floods the country has experienced...
Sri Lanka Air Force Continues its Relief Operations on 29th May 2017

Sri Lanka Air Force Continues its Relief Operations on 29th May 2017
7:07am on Tuesday 30th May 2017

The Sri Lanka Air Force deployed its Bell 212, Bell 412 and MI 17 helicopters and Y 12 aircraft to assist the on going relief operations in the Western, South, South Western and Sabaragamuwa provi...
SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit Distributes Flood Relief Goods

SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit Distributes Flood Relief Goods
9:18pm on Sunday 28th May 2017

Sri Lanka Air Force Seva Vanitha Unit distributed flood relief goods such as cooked meal and dry rations at Hanwella area among affected people. ...
Late Flight Sergeant YMS Yaparathna Promoted

Late Flight Sergeant YMS Yaparathna Promoted
1:18pm on Sunday 28th May 2017

The Commander of the Air Force posthumously promoted late Flight Sergeant YMS Yaparathna, the fire fighter who succumbed to his injuries at the Karapitiya hospital where he was admitted to after h...
SLAF  Assists Flood-Affected Countrymen

SLAF Assists Flood-Affected Countrymen
12:55pm on Sunday 28th May 2017

The Sri Lanka Air Force, the Guardians of the skies of Sri Lanka has stepped into take a proactive role in the ongoing operations to assist the thousands of Sri Lankans affected by the prevailing ...
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