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  • 10 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Royal Australian Navy tested a maritime version of the Portable Raman Improvised Explosive Detector (PRIED) prototype at HMAS Coonawarra in Darwin on October 10. The technology was developed through a partnership between Queensland-based EPE and the Defence Innovation Hub. EPE signed a $1 million contract with the Defence Innovation Hub in February 2018 to further develop […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After the drill, the frigate will join HMS Queen Elizabeth on her F-35B trials.

  • 24 April 2017

    International officers attending the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) Naval Staff College (NSC) visited the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), April 17. The 62 international officers from 51 countries in the NSC Class of 2017 toured Ike as part of the field studies program (FSP). This program provides the students with a […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Two Iranian naval ships IRIS Naghdi and IRIS Bandar Abbas, arrived at the Port of Colombo on February 9, 2015, as part of the overseas tour for the Naval University cadets of the Islamic Republic of Iran. They were welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in keeping with naval traditions on their arrival. The Officer […]

  • 24 May 2012
    Training & Education

    The Indonesian Naval Ship KRI “Sultan Hasanuddin” arrived at the Port of Colombo on 23rd May 2012 en route to join the UNIFIL (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon) mission. On her arrival, she was ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy. KRI “Sultan Hasanuddin” is a corvette belonging to the Indonesian Navy. It is […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Training & Education

    With many commands across the fleet preparing for the semi-annual physical readiness assessment (PFA) the Navy’s Physical Readiness Program director, addressed a Sailor’s responsibilities for the PRT. “It’s the Sailor’s responsibility to maintain physical fitness standards constantly and consistently, not solely at the time of semiannual testing,” said William Moore, director, Navy Physical Readiness Program. […]

  • 1 March 2011

      The Naval Ship KRI “ Sultan Iskandar Muda 367” of Republic of Indonesia arrived at the Port of Colombo on a goodwill visit today (1st March 2011). On her arrival, she was ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy.   KRI “Sultan Iskandar Muda 367”, a Sigma Class vessel belonging to the Republic of […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Indonesian Naval ship, “Kri Sultan Hasanuddin” arrived at the Port of Colombo on a logistic visit on 01st January 2013. The visiting ship, which is heading home after a UNIFIL (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon) mission, was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on arrival. Ship’s Commanding Officer, Commander Dato […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Indonesian Naval Ship “KRI Diponegoro-365” arrived at the Port of Colombo for a refueling and logistics visit on 18th March 2013. The ship, which is on the way from Indonesia to Lebanon as part of Indonesia-UNIFIL mission in Lebanon, was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with Naval traditions on arrival. Ship’s Commanding […]

  • 13 December 2011
    Training & Education

    First Lady Madam Shiranthi Wickremasinghe Rajapaksa declared open the Naval Pre-school and Day Care Center constructed at the Naval Dockyard in Trincomalee on 12th December 2011. Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake, Navy Seva Vanitha Unit President Mrs. Neluka Dissanayake, Commander Eastern Naval Area Rear Admiral Jayanath Colombage, senior naval officers […]

  • 17 July 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy intercepted a multi-day fishing trawler illegally headed for Australia in the seas 37 nautical miles east of Trincomalee on 16th July 2012. Sixty-one (61) adult males that were onboard the intercepted trawler were brought to the Trincomalee Harbour to be handed over to the Criminal Investigation Department. The over-crowded trawler named “Irusha”, […]

  • 23 July 2012

    Sri Lanka Navy intercepted another multi-day trawler illegally headed for Australia off Nilaweli on 21st July 2012. The intercepted trawler was escorted to the Trincomalee Harbour with 53 persons onboard for handing over to the Criminal Investigation Department for further investigations. Arrested persons are in Trincomalee, Negombo, Killinochchi and Jaffna. The trawler, named “Minoru Putha […]

  • 16 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy intercepted a multi-day fishing trawler illegally headed for Australia in the seas 25 nautical miles off Kalkudah. All the persons onboard the intercepted trawler that included 109 males were brought to the Trincomalee Naval Base and handed over to the Criminal Investigation Department for further investigations on 14th July 2012. The over-crowded […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Authorities

      Tamil Nadu Government on Monday denied reports that Indian fishermen were attacked allegedly by Sri Lankan Navy on April 2. “A section of the media reported that Tamil fishermen were attacked by Sri Lankan Navy on April 2. On investigation, we found that the reports were not true,” Fisheries Minister K.A. Jayapal said. Such […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy busted an Indo-Sri Lanka cross-border cannabis smuggling racket and arrested 04 Indian persons and two of their Sri Lankan accomplices along with approximately 100 kilograms of “Kerala Ganja”. The arrest was made by Sri Lanka Naval Ship Udara attached to the Northern Naval Command in the seas off Kachchatheevu on 25th April […]

  • 23 January 2012

      Naval Personnel attached to the North-western Naval Command intercepted 02 persons attempting to enter Sri Lanka under cover crossing the north-western seas on 21st January 2012. The duo of Sri Lankan Tamil origin had been trying to creep onto the 08th Sand Bank by swimming from the 09th where they had first landed by […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval pre-school constructed at SLNS Barana in Mullikulam was declared open by Commander North-western Naval Area, Rear Admiral PADR Perera on 12th November 2012. Senior naval officers of the area were also present on the occasion. [mappress] Naval Today Staff,November 14, 2012; Image: Sri Lanka Navy

  • 27 February 2013
    Industry news

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) commended the Sri Lanka Navy on Friday for launching a rescue operation to save the group of marooned Myanmar nationals last week. “UNHCR is greatly saddened by this latest terrible ordeal, and commends the quick action of the Sri Lanka Navy in rescuing this group and providing […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy recently shared a timelapse video of the littoral combat ship USS Montgomery (LCS 8) entering a dry dock for her Post Shakedown Availability (PSA). The Independence variant LCS entered the dry dock at San Diego Ship Repair on May 19, after completing final contract trials in March this year. During final contract trials, […]

  • 12 October 2012

    Naval personnel attached to SLNS Vijaya of the North-western Naval Command arrested three persons with 1,049.43 kilograms of dry sea cucumbers along with 2 Fiber Glass Dinghies South-west of Arippu on 11th October 2012. The arrest was made while they were transferring the sea cucumbers from India. The arrested persons and the items were handed […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) has entered a dry dock in Portland, Oregon for a scheduled dry-dock phase maintenance availability. Frank Cable departed its homeport of Guam in March this year and headed for Vigor Marine’s shipyard in Portland to have its systems and equipment repaired and renewed. Under a […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California, is being awarded an undefinitized contract action with a not-to-exceed amount of $78 million to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee, incentive-fee contract for USS Lake Erie (CG 70) fiscal 2014 extended dry-docking selected restricted availability (SRA).   An extended dry-docking SRA includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California, was awarded a $25,4 million modification to a previously awarded contract for USS Lake Erie (CG 70) fiscal 2014 extended dry-docking selected restricted availability. An extended dry-docking selected restricted availability includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Authorities

    Cmdr. Robert S. Gerosa Jr. assumed the duties as 74th commanding officer of USS Constitution from Cmdr. Sean D. Kearns during a change of command ceremony aboard the ship Aug. 14 in Dry Dock 1 at Charlestown Navy Yard. Gerosa, a native of New Rochelle, New York, is a 1990 graduate of Iona Preparatory School […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1) is participating in Exercise CONTEX/PHIBEX15 (CTX/PHI 15), a Portuguese Navy-led joint, multinational maritime exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability. CONTEX/PHIBEX15, which runs through the end of the week, involves the training of naval forces supporting amphibious operations in a highly demanding and complex scenario. The exercise involves 20 […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Vessels

    America’s military shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) reached the midpoint in the construction of the future nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), following the installation of one of the largest units on the ship. Weighing approximately 905 metric tons, the unit is one of the heaviest of the planned steel structures, known as […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Gallantry Medal Award Ceremony 2013 was held at the Temple Trees on 15th July 2013 under the patronage of His Excellency the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Mahinda Rajapaksa. Two minutes’ silence was observed in honour of the Service Personnel who have made the supreme sacrifice in the defence of the territorial […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Phoenix Express 2014, a multinational maritime exercise between North African, European, and U.S. naval forces, which began its inport phase at the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operation Training Center (NMIOTC) in Souda Bay, May 13, is now in its underway operations phase in the central Mediterranean Sea. Participating nations are practicing a wide range of skill […]

  • 8 September 2011
    Equipment & technology

      ZTEC Instruments today announced that Lockheed Martin and Textron Systems AAI Corp selected the ZT4628 oscilloscope and ZT8442 RF/IF digitizerrespectively for the US Navy’s electronic Consolidated Automated Support System (eCASS) to test military aircraft on naval aircraft carriers and shore-based depots. Under the eCASS program, the Navy will replace approximately 600 ship- and land-based […]