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  • SRI LANKA ARMOURED CORPS CELEBRATES SINHALA/TAMIL NEW YEAR FESTIVAL 2021

    21st April 2021 16:11:47 Hours

    The Cavalry Family celebrated the Sinhala/Tamil New Year festival at Rock House Camp on Wednesday 7 April 2021. Following the necessary strict health guidelines, the event took place in a magnificent manner having limited number of traditional yet fun and culturally rich rituals and games.

  • THE COLONEL COMMANDANT VISITS 5 RECONNAISSANCE REGIMENT

    01st April 2021 10:47:59 Hours

    The 13th Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps and Commandant of the Officer Career Development Centre, Major General D B S N Bothota RWP RSP USP psc conducted his first official visit to the Ironside camp of 5 Reconnaissance Regiment on 29 March 2021. At his arrival, a warm reception was made by the Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel D K S M Kariyawasam USP and he was honoured with ceremonial Guard Turnout at the main entrance.

  • COLONEL COMMANDANT VISITS 1ST RECONNAISSANCE REGIMENT

    25th March 2021 15:28:08 Hours

    The 13th Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps, Major General D B S N Bothota RWP RSP USP psc, visited the 1st Reconnaissance Regiment at Rock House camp on 22nd March 2021 making it the first unit visit after assuming duties, where the General once commanded the 1st Reconnaissance Regiment during year 2008 & 2009. On the arrival, Colonel Commandant was warmly welcomed by the Commanding Officer 1st Reconnaissance Regiment, Lieutenant Colonel S J Samarasinghe psc and was presented with a Guard Turnout.

  • COLONEL COMMANDANT VISITS ARMOURED BRIGADE

    23rd March 2021 09:44:25 Hours

    Major General D B S N Bothota RWP RSP USP psc made his first official visit to the Headquarters Armoured Brigade - Rock House, after assuming duties as the Colonel Commandant of the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps on Friday (19).

  • 70TH REGIMENTAL COUNCIL MEETING OF SRI LANKA ARMOURED CORPS

    26th February 2021 16:43:58 Hours

    70th Regimental Council meeting of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps was held at Rock House camp on 24 February 2021. Meeting was presided by Major Genaral D B S N Bothota RWP RSP USP psc while elucidating his strategy as the new Colonel Commandant for bringing more professional and cohesive Arm in the Sri Lanka Army. Discussion was mainly focused on matters pertaining to career progression, training and administrative aspects.

  • MAJOR GENERAL D B S N BOTHOTA RWP RSP USP psc ASSUMED DUTIES AS THE COLONEL COMMANDANT OF SRI LANKA ARMOURED CORPS

    26th February 2021 08:18:23 Hours

    Major General D B S N Bothota RWP RSP USP psc assumed duties as the 13th Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps amidst religious blessings at the Regimental Centre on 24 February 2021 by adhering all stipulated guidelines to prevent COVID 19 pandemic.

  • SLAC FELICITATES MAJOR GENERAL M K S SILVA RWP RSP ndu

    18th November 2020 19:28:32 Hours

    Major General M K S Silva RWP RSP ndu General Officer Commander 62 Infantry Division, was honoured with a felicitation parade on his promotion to the rank of Major General with the participation of Council Members and many Senior Officers on 16 November 2020. Upon his arrival he was warmly welcomed by the Centre Commandant Brig M S Devapriya USP for the ceremonial Guard of Honour presented by the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps. In keeping with military traditions, Major General M K S Silva RWP RSP ndu accepted the regimental salute at the ceremonial Guard of Honour accorded with Regimental Colours at the Home of Armour camp premises. Afterwards he addressed a cross section of Officers and Soldiers by adhering all stipulated guidelines to prevent COVID 19 pandemic. The day's proceeding concluded with a All Ranks tea.

  • SLAC BID FAREWELL TO MAJOR GENERAL PRATHAP TILLEKERATHNE

    12th November 2020 11:05:52 Hours

    Sri Lanka Armoured Corps bade farewell to the outgoing Colonel Commandant Major General A L P S Tillekerathne RWP RSP USP psc with a formal farewell ceremony, held at the SLAC Regimental Centre premises at Rock House on 9 November 2020 while complying with the COVID 19 safety regulations.

  • COLONEL COMMANDANT CALLS ON THE COMMANDER OF THE ARMY

    12th November 2020 09:09:18 Hours

    The Colonel Commandant - Sri Lanka Armoured Corps, Major General A L P S Thillekerathne RWP RSP USP psc calls on the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army on 6 November 2020 at Army Headquarters prior to his retirement from the Army.

  • 69TH REGIMENTAL COUNCIL MEETING OF SRI LANKA ARMOURED CORPS

    08th November 2020 09:56:39 Hours

    69th Regimental Council meeting of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps was held at Rock House camp on 5th November 2020. Meeting was presided by Major General A L P S Tillekerathne RWP RSP USP psc with video conferencing technology in comply with the direction of Army Headquarters to prevent COVID 19 pandemic. Discussion was mainly focused on matters pertaining to career progression, training and administrative aspects.