• SLN has Commissioned an Ex- PLAN Frigate
    SLN has Commissioned an Ex- PLAN Frigate 26 August 2019
    Sri Lanka commissions ex-Chinese navy frigate. In 2015, Jiangwei I Type 053 H2G class frigate Tongling (542), who served in the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), was transferred to the Sri Lanka Navy in September 2018. The vessel, which has been renamed SLNS Parakramabahu (P625), was commissioned on 22 August in Colombo in the presence of the Sri Lankan and Chinese governments and military leaders. The ship will boost the country’s maritime security and conduct search an...
  • New Step from China
    New Step from China 26 July 2018
    China to donate frigate to Sri Lanka. The statement was made at a reception in Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo, on the occasion of the 91st anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army. There is no information on the donated ship. China would deepen and reinforce relations with Sri Lanka. China is currently providing military training services to the Sri Lankan Army. In addition, China is building a auditorium in the Sri Lanka Military Academy, where 19...