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Sri Lanka Armoured Corps

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ITEMS OF DRESS PECULIAR TO ARMOURED CORPS

The Cap Badge of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps


 

Ceremonial Peak Cap of Drummer Red colour, with a braided peak as worn by a Major


The Ceremonial Peak Cap worn by Captains & below including Warrant Officers Class I


The SLAC Cap Badge shown fixed on a Green Peak Cap


 

The Ceremonial Head Dress of all Other Ranks from Trooper to Warrant Officer Class II, with the Red and White Hackle


The full Chainmail worn on the dress on each shoulder of Officers (Dress no 2) and Other Ranks (Dress No 4


The Half Chainmail worn on the Cream coloured mess jacket of Captains & Subalterns


 

The Cavalry Whip, carried by all Officers of SLAC


 

 

The Black White Lanyard worn on the uniform around the right arm, by all ranks of the Corps


The Red & Black shoulder sash, worn by Sergeant and above of the Standards Regiment, the 1st Reconnaissance Regiment


Crimson Waist Sash, the Regimental pattern which is worn by all Officers with Dress No 2 (Blues


The Cavalry Sam Browne and cross belt. The whistle with a leather cord is fixed on the cross belt


The Stable Belt, regimental pattern with the colours of the Armoured Corps


The Ceremonial Sword, Armoured Corps pattern


 

The Metal Scabbard of the Ceremonial Sword


 

The Armour pattern Sword frog


 

 

The Armoured Corps Sword in a leather scabbard, used for parades


The leather scabbard


These Metal Badges are worn by all ranks above the right breast pocket, to denote each one’s unit

1st Reconnaissance Regiment


3rd Armoured Regiment


4th Armoured Regiment


5th Reconnaissance Regiment


Trade proficiency badge of a AFV Driver (Class I)


Trade proficiency Badge of a Gunner / Operator (Class I)


Black leather George Boots with Spurs to be worn by all Officers with Dress No 2 (Blues) and Dress No 3 (Mess Dress)


Black leather Tall Boots Armoured Corps pattern, with two side straps with buckles. Worn by all ranks of SLAC


DRESSES WORN BY ARMOURED CORPS OFFICERS

Dress no 2 Major and above


 

Dress no 2 Captain and below


 

Dress no 4 a (sd) Captain and below


Dress no 3 Major and above


 

Dress no 3 Captain and below


Dress no 4 (Major and above)


Dress no 4 (Captain and below)


Dress no 5 (Major and above)


Dress no 5 (Captain and below)


Dress no 06 Major and above


Dress no 6 With stable belt


Dress no 6 With web belt


Dress no 6 With sand browne


Dress no 6 A Major and above


Dress no 6 A Captain and below


Dress no 07


Dress no 7 A


Black dress


DRESSES WORN BY ARMOURED CORPS OTHER RANKS

Regimental Sergeant Major In Blues


Regimental Sergeant Major In Dress No 6


Warrant Officer I In Dress No 6


 

Warrant OFFICERS’ Dress No 3


 

Warrant Officer I In PT Dress


 

Warrant Officers’ Dress No 6 with Leather Belt


Warrant Officers’ Dress No 6 with Web Belt


Dress No 7 a with Cap


 

Dress No 7 a with Cap


Dress No 7 with Cap


Dress No 7 with Berret


Dress No 4


Dress No 6 A


Black Dress


Dress No 3


Sergeants’ PT Dress


Dress No 6 With Stable Belt


PT Ddress Black Corporal and Below


PT Dress Combat Corporal and Below