29th January 2018 18:12:30 Hours
Armour live firing session was conducted to the Armour Contingent supposed to operate in Mali under United Nations Peace Keeping Missions in MALI in near future (MINUSMA). It is a great opportunity that has accomplished the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps after 5 years on live firing of armoured vehicles (BTR 80 A). The firing sessions conducted at the Sri Lanka Air Force Field Firing range at KALPITIYA under the direction command Armoured Brigade of Brig A L P S Tillekerathna RWP RSP USP psc, on 02 and 03rd October 2017.
Sri Lanka Army Dte of Ops, Dte of Trg and Sri Lanka Air Force Detachment at KALPITIYA; Kandakuliya, made huge contribution to success this remarkable event.