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Charles Lambert Ferdinands

Charles Lambert Ferdinands was the 1st Solicitor General of Ceylon. He was appointed on 1884, and held the office until 1888. He was succeeded by Charles Layard.

J. W. R. Illangakoon

J. W. R. Illangakoon was the 11th Solicitor General of Ceylon. He was appointed on 1935, succeeding L. M. D. de Silva, and held the office until 1935. He was succeeded by Arthur Wijewardena.

Stanley Obeysekere

Stanley Obeysekere was the 9th Solicitor General of Ceylon. He was appointed on 1929, succeeding Maas Thajoon Akbar, and held the office until 1932. He was succeeded by L. M. D. de Silva.

Walter Pereira

James Cecil Walter Pereira was the 4th Solicitor General of Ceylon. He was appointed on 1906, succeeding Ponnambalam Ramanathan, and held the office until 1912. He was succeeded by James Van Langenberg.

James Van Langenberg

James Arthur Van Langenburg was the 5th Solicitor General of Ceylon. He was appointed on 1912, succeeding James Cecil Walter Pereira, and held the office until 1915. He was succeeded by Thomas Garvin.

Traffic Police (Sri Lanka)

The Traffic Police is a specialized unit of the Sri Lanka Police responsible for overseeing and enforcing traffic safety compliance on roads and highways. It is headed by the Director of Traffic, in recent times a senior gazetted officer of the r ...

Military Secretary (Sri Lanka)

Military Secretary is a senior position in the General Staff of the Sri Lanka Army, the post is held by a senior officer of the Major General rank. The Military Secretarys Branch is responsible for handling all matters pertaining to officers such ...

Trincomalee Garrison

The Trincomalee Garrison is a common name used for collection of military bases of the Sri Lanka Army located in and around the Fort Fredrick and the town of Trincomalee in the Eastern Province. Due to the large natural harbor, it is one of the o ...

Reinforcement Regiment

A Reinforcement Regiment in the Sri Lanka Army is an operational regiment of armoured or infantry units. These were created to support the rapid expansion of the army during the Sri Lankan Civil War.

Brigadier (Sri Lanka)

Brigadier is a senior rank in the Sri Lanka Army. Please see "Brigadier" and "Brigadier General" for other countries which use these ranks The Brigadier is the highest rank to Colonel, but inferior to major-General. The title is code rank-6, equi ...

General (Sri Lanka)

General is the second highest rank in the Sri Lankan Army and is a four-star rank. The rank is held by a Chief of the Defence Staff or is mostly awarded as a ceremonial rank to retiring Commanders of the Army. Brigadiers, although equivalent to B ...

Lieutenant-general (Sri Lanka)

Lieutenant-general is the third highest rank at present in the Sri Lanka Army. It is the equivalent of a multinational three-star rank and the Commander of the Army since the 1974 have been of this rank. Please see "lieutenant general" for other ...

Major-general (Sri Lanka)

Major general is a senior rank in the Sri Lanka Army. The Director of the National Cadet Corps holds the rank of major general. Please see "major general" for other countries which use this rank Major General is superior to a Brigadier but subord ...

List of Sri Lanka Navy equipment

The Sri Lankan Naval fleet consists of around fifty combat vessels, support ships and inshore patrol craft. This is a list of the current Sri Lankan Navy ships as of 2017:

Cedric-class patrol boat

The Cedric class, formerly known as Arrow class, is a series of fast patrol/assault speed boats constructed by the Sri Lanka Navy for use by its littoral warfare units, the elite Special Boat Squadron and the Rapid Action Boat Squadron. The boat ...

Jayasagara-class patrol craft

Built by Colombo Dockyard Limited for the Sri Lankan Navy in the early 1980s, these were the first warships built in Sri Lanka in modern times. Designed for off shore patrol and naval fire support on coastal areas they have seen action with the S ...

Ranavijaya-class landing craft

The Ranavijaya-class landing craft is a landing craft utility developed by the Colombo Dockyard Limited for the Sri Lanka Navy. Two ships of this class have been built and both have been used in several amphibious operations. Based on this class ...

Super Dvora Mk III-class patrol boat

The Super Dvora Mark III-class patrol boat is the latest generation of the venerable Dvora family of fast patrol boats or fast attack craft. Manufactured by IAI Ramta in 2004 these vessels are capable of travelling up to 50 knots in littoral wate ...

Type 062 gunboat

The Type 062 gunboat is a class of gunboat of the Peoples Liberation Army Navy first developed and constructed in the 1950s. This unsophisticated class is relatively well-armed for its size and is the most widely built and exported Chinese naval ...

Type 074 landing ship

The Type 074 landing ship is a class of landing ship medium of the Peoples Liberation Army Navy. They were built at Wuhu Shipyard of Wuhu, Anhui from 1995 to 2000. Although entering service in the mid-1990s, the origin of Type 074 dates to almost ...

Ultra Fast Attack Craft

The Ultra Fast Attack Craft, commonly known as the Colombo Class, is a Sri Lankan ultra high-speed class of patrol boats meant for a variety of naval missions from off-shore coastal patrol missions to high-speed, high-maneuver littoral warfare. B ...

Avalon MPV

The Avalon Mine Protected Vehicle, is a Sri Lankan 6×6 wheeled MRAP-type armored personnel carrier manufactured by Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. It seats 12 troops and a crew of 2 and can be equipped a range of weapons and other ...

Unibuffel

The Unibuffel is a mine-protected wheeled MRAP used by the Sri Lankan military, which is an improved version of the Unicorn, made by the Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. More than 53 Unibuffels was made in 2006.

Unicorn APC

Initial research into producing a "Blast Protected Vehicle" armoured personnel carrier was led by then Major Jayantha de Silva, who was concerned by the destruction and use of Improvised Explosive Devices IEDs that the Tamil rebels began using on ...

SLN Dockyard

Sri Lanka Navy Dockyard is the largest naval base of the Sri Lanka Navy and a major shipyard located in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. Established by the British as the Royal Naval Dockyard, Trincomalee it was home to the East Indies Station of the Roya ...

George Atkinson (Surveyor General)

George Atkinson was the 2nd Surveyor General of Ceylon. He was appointed in 1805, succeeding J. Johnwil, and held the office until 1811. He was succeeded by Gualterus Schneider.

H. Chims

H. Chims was the 5th Surveyor General of Ceylon. He was appointed in 1846, succeeding F. B. Norris, and held the office until 1854. He was succeeded by W. D. Gosset.

P. C. H. Clarke

P. C. H. Clarke was the 9th Surveyor General of Ceylon. He was appointed in 1883, succeeding A. B. Eyers, and held the office until 1893. He was succeeded by G. D. Mantell.

A. H. G. Dawson

A. H. G. Dawson was the 16th Surveyor General of Ceylon. He was appointed in 1927, succeeding A. J. Wickwar, and held the office until 1932. He was succeeded by G. K. Thornhill.

A. B. Eyers

A. B. Eyers was the 8th Surveyor General of Ceylon. He was appointed in 1866, succeeding Charles Sims, and held the office until 1883. He was succeeded by P. C. H. Clarke.

F. H. Grinlinton

F. H. Grinlinton was the 11th Surveyor General of Ceylon. He was appointed in 1896, succeeding G. D. Mantell, and held the office until 1904. He was succeeded by Philip David Warren.

W. C. S. Ingles

W. C. S. Ingles was the 14th Surveyor General of Ceylon. He was appointed in 1915, succeeding R. S. Templeton, and held the office until 1923. He was succeeded by A. J. Wickwar.

J. Johnwil

J. Johnwil was the 1st Surveyor General of Ceylon. He was appointed on 2 August 1800, and held the office until 1805. He was succeeded by George Atkinson.

R. J. Johnston

R. J. Johnston was the 19th Surveyor General of Ceylon. He was appointed in 1943, succeeding L. G. O. Woodhouse, and held the office until 1946. He was succeeded by I. F. Wilson.

G. D. Mantell

G. D. Mantell was the 10th Surveyor General of Ceylon. He was appointed in 1894, succeeding P. C. H. Clarke, and held the office until 1896. He was succeeded by F. H. Grinlinton.

F. B. Norris

F. B. Norris was the 4th Surveyor General of Ceylon. He was appointed in 1833, succeeding Gualterus Schneider, and held the office until 1846. He was succeeded by H. Chims.

Charles Sims (Surveyor General)

Charles Sims was the 7th Surveyor General of Ceylon. He was appointed in 1858, succeeding W. D. Gosset, and held the office until 1865. He was succeeded by A. B. Eyers.

G. K. Thornhill

G. K. Thornhill was the 17th Surveyor General of Ceylon. He was appointed in 1932, succeeding A. H. G. Dawson, and held the office until 1937. He was succeeded by L. G. O. Woodhouse.

R. S. Templeton

R. S. Templeton was the 13th Surveyor General of Ceylon. He was appointed in 1910, succeeding Philip David Warren, and held the office until 1915. He was succeeded by W. C. S. Ingles.

A. J. Wickwar

A. J. Wickwar was the 15th Surveyor General of Ceylon. He was appointed in 1923, succeeding W. C. S. Ingles, and held the office until 1927. He was succeeded by A. H. G. Dawson.

L. G. O. Woodhouse

L. G. O. Woodhouse was the 18th Surveyor General of Ceylon. He was appointed in 1937, succeeding G. K. Thornhill, and held the office until 1943. He was succeeded by R. J. Johnston.

Philip David Warren

Philip David Warren was the 12th Surveyor General of Ceylon. He was appointed in 1904, succeeding F. H. Grinlinton, and held the office until 1910. He was appointed CMG in the 1908 Birthday Honours and succeeded by R. S. Templeton.

Ismat Abdel-Rahman

Colonel General Ismat Abdel Rahman Zine al-Abedin is a retired Sudanese Army officer who previously served as Chief of Staff of the Sudanese Armed Forces.

Rb 05

Rb 05 was a short-range air-to-surface missile that was developed in the 1960s by the Swedish company Saab-Scania, Missiles and Electronics.

RBS 23

The RBS 23, designated BAMSE, is a Swedish medium range, all-weather capable air defense system developed by Bofors and Ericsson Microwave Systems. BAMSE is designed for protection of military facilities, ground forces and high value infrastructu ...

RBS 70

RBS 70 is a man-portable air-defense system designed for anti-aircraft warfare in all climate zones and with little to no support from other forces. Originally designed and manufactured by the Swedish defence firm of Bofors Defence. It uses the R ...

Saab Rb 08

Robot 08 was a Swedish anti-ship missile. The missile was a development of the French Nord Aviation CT20 target missile and was manufactured by Saab. The Swedish Navy ordered the missile in 1965 at a cost of 86 million kronor, with delivery compe ...

Landing Craft L-50

The Landing Craft L-50 was a mechanized landing craft used by the Swedish Navy and the Swedish Coastal Artillery from the 1950s to the 1980s. At this time, the Swedish coastal artillery was a separate military branch, consisting of five regiments ...

Giraffe radar

The Saab Giraffe Radar is a family of land and naval two- or three-dimensional G/H-band passive electronically scanned array radar-based surveillance and air defense command and control systems tailored for operations with medium- and Short Range ...

4.5×26mm MKR

The 4.5mm MKR was designed in 1978 by Interdynamic AB, a Swedish company, around the time of the rise of "micro-caliber" popularity. Firearms companies everywhere were trying to achieve a type of practical, light and cheap ammunition. Micro-calib ...