Vision, Mission, Role & Task

Vision

To develop into a naval force capable of countering Brown, Green and Blue water challenges with a formidable force structure to achieve National Security Objectives and safeguard Sri Lanka’s Maritime Interests.

Mission

To maintain, train and equip a combat ready naval force capable of achieving National Security Objectives and safeguard Sri Lanka’s Maritime Interests whilst nurturing a stable environment at sea.

Role & Task

Full range of operations in which a nation’s naval forces may be involved is vast, ranging from high intensity war fighting at one end to humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations at the other end. This broad continuum of operations can be broken down into distinct roles, each demanding a specific approach to the conduct of operations. Accordingly, the three main roles envisaged for the SLN are; Military, Diplomatic and Constabulary.