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  • 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.

  • 'HOME OF ARMOUR’ RECEIVES A NEW FACELIFT

    08th November 2020 09:53:22 Hours

    The Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps Major General A L P S Tillekerathne RWP RSP USP psc graced the unveiling of T-55 tank module (MBT of the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps) at the main entrance of Home of Armour on 5 November 2020. Aim of the effort was to furtherance the Armour identity and the event was organised in comply with the COVID 19 safety regulations.

  • WORKSHOP FOR THE STAFF OF BEAT GROUP / CALYPSO

    29th September 2020 19:18:06 Hours

    A workshop on music was conducted for the staff of beat groups and calypso bands of SLAC units on 26 September 2020 at the Facility Complex in Rock House Camp. The three-hours workshop was conducted by renown musical director Mr Navaratha Gamge, who is awarded with Sri Lankan honors “KALASURI" in 2017 for special contribution to the development of Sri Lankan culture, arts, cinema, drama, music, etc. and also from Japan the “BUNKAPRIZE" for special achievement as a musician.

  • INTER UNIT DEBATING COMPETITION - 2020

    20th September 2020 18:43:35 Hours

    Sri Lanka Armoured Corps organised an Inter Unit Debate Competition which was conducted from 19 August 2020 to 2 September 2020 at ACTC and the finals at the Auditorium in Rock House Camp. The intended aim of this effort is to enhance the Officers’ capacity in analysing in-depth issues, weigh cons and pros, arriving at sound courses of action, team building, thinking on feet and oral presentation skills etc.

  • CAVALRY DINERS’ CLUB

    14th September 2020 22:37:08 Hours

    Regimental Centre Sri Lanka Armoured Corps organized a Diners’ Club at the Cavalry Officers’ Mess in the evening hours on 11 September 2020 under the auspices of Major General A L P S Tillekerathna RWP RSP USP psc, Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps, with a view to widen the horizons of Cavalry Officers.

  • NEW PAVILION DECLARED OPEN AT ROCK HOUSE CAMP IN HONOUR OF LATE LIEUTENANT GENERAL DENZIL KOBBEKADUWA

    03rd September 2020 16:30:17 Hours

    A new pavilion was declared open today at the Rock House Camp dedicated to late Lieutenant General D L Kobbekaduwa RWP RSP VSV USP rcds psc, the most distinguished military Officer in Sri Lanka Armoured Corps who led many battles and was famously known as the "People’s General" attributed to his unique character.

  • UNVEILING OF THE PORTRAIT OF "THE FATHER OF THE 5th RECONNAISSANCE REGIMENT" OF SRI LANKA ARMOURED CORPS

    18th August 2020 08:44:18 Hours

    The "Father of the 5th Reconnaissance Regiment" of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps and the 6th Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps and the former Ambassador to the Republic of Iraq, Maj Gen N A Ranasinghe (Rtd) RSP VSV USP ndc psc lsc, was the Chief Guest for unveiling of his portrait at Officers’ Mess of the 5th Reconnaissance Regiment on the invitation of Lt Col D K S M Kariyawasam USP, the Commanding Officer of the 5th Reconnaissance Regiment. Maj Gen N A Ranasinghe (Rtd) RSP VSV USP ndc psc Isc, having unveiled the portrait, was delighted to witness the improvement achieved by the Regiment since inception.