If he was made FM for winning the war, then the SLN and SLAF
commanders of that time should also have been so rewarded as they were all given 4 star General ranks at the same time for leading their services to win the war.
New Delhi has opposed SLAF
plans to buy the J-17s on the ground that Sri Lanka does not need fighter aircraft.
Even during my research, several years after the East had ceased to be a main theater of combat, my conversations, especially with key informants, were haunted by rumors of disappearances, emerging armed groups, and discriminatory and violent acts against Tamil and Muslim civilians perpetrated by the many SLAF
forces that remained in the area.
quick to He said the SLAF
were vigil regarding the unidentified were witnessed in the skies no clear evidence to confirm "Then I saw another Look those two are in perfect formation right there
has been criticized by the international community for committing various acts of war crimes during and after the military operation of 2009.
They were taken to Kankasanthurai harbour and returned to Colombo by SLAF
He said the SLAF
were keeping a 24-hour vigil regarding the unidentified lights that were witnessed in the skies and that there was no clear evidence to confirm such rumours.
acknowledged ''considerable damage'' to two helicopter gunships and a supersonic fixed-wing trainer aircraft.
, which also handled vapour detections for explosives, will now have the authority to issue passes to areas in the facility.
He has served in SLAF
Base Katunayaka, Anuradhapura, and Rathmalana , SLAF
Station Colombo, Batticaloa, and Iranamadu and SLAF
Trade Training School as a fire and rescue operator.
Later, when SLAF
Base ChinaBay was upgraded and renamed as the Air Force Academy, he was re-designated as the Commandant of the Air Force Academy.
The Government of Sri Lanka has decided to purchase new fighters in order to replace the ageing fighter planes of the SLAF
so that the forces remain well-equipped to ensure maritime security and also to stay prepared for handling any sudden threat.