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55 Division
Active 199? - Present
Country Sri Lanka
Branch Sri Lanka Army
Type Infantry Division
Part of Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J)
Garrison/HQ Elephant Pass Military Base
Engagements Sri Lankan Civil War
Brigadier Sudath Perera

The 55 Division is an elite division of the Sri Lanka Army. A principal offensive division it is currently deployed for combat operations in the Jaffna Peninsula and is under the command of Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna.

Current formationEdit

  • 55-1 Brigade
  • 55-2 Brigade
  • 55-3 Brigade

Sri Lankan Civil WarEdit

Towns captured by 55 DivisionEdit

# Area Liberated[1] Date
1 Chalai 5 February 2009


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