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Mechanized Infantry Regiment

Marching forward with vigour

MECHANIZED INFANTRY BRIGADE

All Regular Battalions are operationally under command to the Mechanized Infantry Brigade. Headquarters of Mechanized Infantry Brigade and 1st Battalion Mechanized Infantry Regiment are deployed in Jaffna theatre. 2nd Battalion Mechanized Infantry Regiment and Mechanized Infantry Training Centre are deployed in Wanni theatre. The Battalion Headquarters of 3rd and 4th Mechanized Infantry Regiments are deployed at Welikanda and Maberiyatenna area respectively. Their Companies are deployed covering all over the Country. 5th (Volunteer) Battalion Mechanized Infantry Regiment is deployed in Kilinochchi theatre.

Headquarters Location
Mechanized Infantry Brigade Iyakkachchi
1st  Battalion Mechanized Infantry Regiment Iyakkachchi
2nd Battalion Mechanized Infantry Regiment Periyakaddu
3rd Battalion Mechanized Infantry Regiment Welikanda
4th Battalion Mechanized Infantry Regiment Maberiyatenna
5th (Volunteer) Battalion Mechanized Infantry Regiment Poonaryn
Mechanized Infantry Training Centre Periyakaddu

Present Appointments

Commander - Brig B P G K Balasooriya RSP psc
GSO 1 - -
BM - Maj H P S I Kumara psc
Maj AQ - Maj K I M Kumarage
Tech Adjt - Maj G G R D Wanigarathne  
GSO 3 - Capt GPS Lakmal
MTO - Lt A H N A M R C Bandara