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Sri Lanka Army Service Corps
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Cap badge of the Sri Lanka Army Service Corps
Country Sri Lanka
Branch Sri Lanka Army
Service history
Active 30 October 1949 - Present[citation needed]
Role Military supply chain management
Size 6 Reg & 1 Vol units[citation needed]
Nickname SLASC "Wagonners"[citation needed]
Battles 1971 Insurrection[citation needed]
Insurrection 1987-89[citation needed]
30 yrs Sri Lankan Civil War[citation needed]
Commanders
Commanders MAJ GEN SK Weerasinghe RSP[citation needed]Brg av rupasingha[citation needed]
Insignia

The Sri Lanka Army Service Corps (SLASC) is a Combat Support corps of the Sri Lanka Army. The role of the corps is to carry supplies to the soldier where he is, and run an efficient organization for the provision of transport, fuel, oil and lubricants which are the 'life blood of an army’. It is made up of 6 regular units and one volunteer (reserve) units and is headquartered at its Regiment Center at the Panagoda Cantonment, Panagoda. The corps has a trade school in Anuradhapura which trains drivers, cooks and clerks for the Army.

UnitsEdit

  1. 1st Regt SRI LANKA ARMY SERVICE CORPS
  • 3rd Regt SRI LANKA ARMY SERVICE CORPS
  • 4th Regt SRI LANKA ARMY SERVICE CORPS
  • 5th Regt SRI LANKA ARMY SERVICE CORPS
  • 6th Regt SRI LANKA ARMY SERVICE CORPS
  • 7th Regt SRI LANKA ARMY SERVICE CORPS

VolunteersEdit

  • 2nd Vol Regt SRI LANKA ARMY SERVICE CORPS

AlliancesEdit

Order of precedenceEdit

Preceded by
Engineer Services Regiment
Order of Precedence Succeeded by
Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps

See alsoEdit

External links and sourcesEdit

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