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SLAF 68th anniversary today

The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) marks its 68th anniversary today with the Air Force Exposition and Air Tattoo at the SLAF Base Hingurakgoda. The five-day event includes a line-up of aerobatic displays, parachute display, fly past, a display by the Regimental Special Forces, air dog show, band and drill displays.

The SLAF’s multipurpose air assets would also be on display, to demonstrate to the public its military capabilities in offensive roles and in providing humanitarian assistance. The Tattoo also include food stalls and children’s play areas. In addition to the red-letter day commemoration, the Air Force will also hold its annual Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya for the 20th consecutive year. Further, No 7 Helicopter Squadron and No 8 Light Transport Squadron will be awarded President's Colour in recognition of their service to the nation.





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