02nd January 2019 16:18:39 Hours
The ceremonial parade accorded to the Colonel Commandant commemorating the 63rd Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps was held at the Home of Armour Parade Grounds on 15 December 2018. The well attended ceremony was conducted under the patronage of the Commander of the Security Forces (West) and the Colonel Commandant of the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps Maj Gen S D T Liyanage WWV RWP ndc psc. The proceedings of the day commenced at 0900 hrs with the arrival of Maj Gen and Mrs Liyanage. On his arrival, the Colonel Commandant inspected the Camp Quarter Guard mounted by the troops of the 1st Reconnaissance Regiment, Sri Lanka Armoured Corps followed by the unveiling of plaque “Kadavuru Purawatha” which depicts the historical significance of the Rock House Camp.
02nd January 2019 16:10:50 Hours
Prior to its 63rd Anniversary which falls on 15 December 2018, Sri Lanka Armoured Corps organized multi-religious ceremonies in order to invoke blessings on the Corps. The religious activities commenced with the Hindu religious ceremony held at Sri Venkateshwarar Kovil at Modara on 03 December 2018. Afterwards, an Islamic religious ceremony and a Christian Mass were held at Al-Jumma Mosque, Mutwal and St. Andrew's Church, Modara respectively on 04 December 2018. The culmination of religious activities was marked by the overnight pirith chanting held on 06 December followed by alms giving (Heel Dhanaya) on 07 December at Home of Armour, Rock House Camp.
02nd January 2019 16:08:19 Hours
Marking the first event of the 63rd Anniversary Celebrations, Sri Lanka Armoured Corps commemorated its fallen heroes on 29 November 2018 at the Armour War Heroes Memorial Park at Kalattewa, Anuradhapura. This solemn event is organized annually as a tradition, prior to the Corps Day celebrations with the participation of family members of fallen war heroes of the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps.
16th October 2018 13:04:38 Hours
16th October 2018 12:53:27 Hours
16th October 2018 12:53:09 Hours
31st August 2018 16:06:18 Hours
One of most decorated legendary generals in the Sri Lankan military history, General R De S Daluwatte (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc passed away on last 27 August.
18th July 2018 09:24:08 Hours
18th July 2018 09:20:57 Hours
14th May 2018 08:08:54 Hours