footer_roundelSri Lanka Air Force Morawewa

The previously established SLAF installation in Morawewa tasked to secure the route between Welverikulam and Morawewa junction on the Anuradapura and Trincomalee main supply route, was further tasked with securing and taking over the road and detachments previously held by the Sri Lanka army  along the Morawewa junction and Peraru, during the mid stages of the year 2008, and was re-named as Special Operations Group Peraru. 

Further it also protects the civilian settlements in these areas and promotes re-settlements and paddy farming in the area too.

Situated close to the Morawewa water tank, the previous Station still remains as the group headquarters and support all detachments in all its operational functions.

The Unit HQ and detachment personnel are provided with facilities similar to those available in any other SLAF Unit.

The Regiment Special Force Wing is another lodger formation situated in  this Unit. The task and role of this Wing involves

Pankulam DetachmentsRecapturing air bases and provide defenses in an enemy attack.

Rescue operations and recovering of downed air crew in enemy or friendly terrain.

Assist civil authorities in national calamities.

Pankulam DetachmentsTraining of officers and men are conducted in two stages. The basic phase is carried out by the Wing itself whilst the advanced phase is conducted at the Sri Lanka Army Special Forces training school Maduruoya.

Group Captain  CRD Goonawardena  as the Commanding Officer of this Unit.


Group Captain CRD Goonawardena
Commanding Officer
Sri Lanka Air Force
Morawewa, Sri Lanka.

+94 112441044, 2495495

Last Updated: 2018-07-06
© 2018 Sri Lanka Air Force Information Technology Unit. All rights reserved