29th November 2020 09:06:21 Hours
Sri Lanka Armoured Corps organized a commemoration ceremony on 27 November 2020 to pay tribute to the fallen Armour war heroes along with 65th Anniversary of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps. The commemoration ceremony was held at Armour War Heroes Monument located at Kalattawa, Anuradhapura while adhering all stipulated guidelines to prevent COVID 19 pandemic. It is a noble and remarkable event organized by the Regiment each year in order to honour fallen war heroes prior to the Corps Day celebrations.
13th October 2020 12:41:01 Hours
The Raffle Draw of Armour Ladies Club held on 06 October 2020 at Rock House Camp as a fund raising project under the patronage of Mrs Piumali Thillekerathne, the President Armour Ladies Club.
09th October 2020 12:46:32 Hours
Armour Ladies Club (ALC) has organized a book donation programme for 19 children studying in GonaganaraVidyalaya - Buttala on 03 October 2020 in celebrating "World Children's Day". Those students are from low income earning families and in need of help to continue their education. Many ALC members and civil sponsors have contributed with stationeries / scholarship for this worthy effort.
04th October 2020 09:06:23 Hours
Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps Major General A L P S Tillekerathne RWP RSP USP psc, paid a official visit to the Armoured Corps Training Centre in Kalaththewa on 29 September 2020. On the arrival, Colonel Commandant was accorded with a Guard Turnout by the troops and warmly welcomed by the Commandant Armoured Corps Training Centre, Colonel M W A R C Wijesuriya RSP USP. Afterwards, he was briefed by the Commandant on the training and administrative process of ACTC. Commander Armoured Brigade Brigadier M G T D Rathnasekara USP, General Staff Officer I - RHQ SLAC Lt Col W A I S Mendis RSP USP and Staff Officer I (Log) - RHQ SLAC Lt Col T S R Perera were also attended for the visit.
02nd October 2020 08:58:30 Hours
The 4 Armoured Regiment, raised in September 1991 as the most formidable tank unit to be reckoned with, is 29 years old on Thursday (24 September 2020). The Anniversary celebrations of mighty tankers commenced with a string of commemorative activities including multi-religious observances starting from 13 to 20 September. Showcasing glamour and pride in grand scale, the Anniversary day was commemorated with a Guard Turnout and a Parade offered to the Commanding Officer Lt Col D A I J Dalugama USP psc, and was followed by a tree sapling planting. The day’s proceedings concluded with All Ranks Lunch.
18th September 2020 11:13:36 Hours
Armour Ladies Club (ALC), chaired by Mrs Piumali Tillekerathne along with fellow members conducted the 3rd ALC Members meeting at 1 SLAC Rock House Camp on 13 September 2020. interaction with spouses of Officers and Other Ranks was important to inquire into the issues and difficulties experienced by the Cavalry families and to address those. Patience hearing with view to provide assistance achieve the intended aim. President of ALC Mrs Piumali Tillekerathne addressed the gathering and explained the aim of the programme and thereafter members of ALC interacted with each and every spouse individually and inquired into the issues and problems which they seek assistance. ALC together with the families enjoyed an entertainment session which marked the culmination of another memorable day. Lieutenant Colonel Samantha Samarasinghe, the Commanding Officer - 1 SLAC, Officers and all Ranks of 1 SLAC hosted the event.
10th September 2020 13:26:44 Hours
Armour Ladies Club (ALC) successfully held its Literary Festival 2020 with a glamorous awards ceremony on 8 September 2020. This novel event in the annual calendar of Armour Ladies Club was introduced and made a reality by Mrs Piumali Tillekerathne, President of Armour Ladies Club to coincide with the International Literacy Day.
08th September 2020 10:02:22 Hours
Officer Cadets of Intake 88 from Sri Lanka Military Academy made a field visit to the 4 Armoured Regiment on Wednesday,02 September. The Commanding Officer Lt Col D A I J Dalugama USP psc and the Officers of 4 SLAC welcomed the visiting cadets and instructors.
02nd September 2020 12:38:38 Hours
Armour Ladies Club (ALC), chaired by Mrs Piumali Thillekerathne along with some fellow members conducted the 2nd ALC members meeting at 5 SLAC "Ironside" Camp on 30 August 2020. This programme intends to have an interaction with spouses of Officers and Other Ranks to inquire into the issues and difficulties experienced by the Cavalry families in view to address those and to provide assistance. The President of ALC Mrs Piumali Thillekerathne addressed the gathering and explained the aim of the programme at the outset, and thereafter office bearers of ALC interacted with each and every spouse individually and inquired into the issues and problems which they seek assistance. An expert assistance for counseling was also given by Lieutenant Colonel Chinthaka Dissanayaka a professional counselor. Armour Ladies Club together with the families enjoyed an entertainment session which marked the culmination of another memorable day. Lieutenant Colonel Sujith Kariyawasam, the Commanding Officer - 5 SLAC and all Ranks of 5 SLAC hosted the event.
26th August 2020 09:01:44 Hours
A joint Officers’ Training Session was conducted at the 4Armoured Regiment, Clapenburgon 22(Saturday). Officers from 4Ar, 6 SLAC, 2 (V) GR and Recruit Training Centre actively participated at the session. Maj TGNK Alahakoon and Capt JWRJC Ranwala presented their presentations on “Trump Administration and its Impact to Global Power Balance” and “Geostrategic Importance of Sri Lanka”. The session was thought provoking and informative where participants shared couple of views. The Commanding officers of 6 SLAC, 4 Ar and 2 (V) GR graced the occasion.