Military Intelligence Corps (Sri Lanka)

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Military Intelligence Corps
Active 1990 - Present
Country Sri Lanka
Branch Sri Lanka Army
Type Combat Support-Intelligence
Role Military Intelligence
Size 6 Battalions
Regimental Headquarters Colombo.
Nickname(s) MIC
Motto “නැණ රණ ජය“
Colors Green, Blue, Yellow
Engagements Sri Lankan Civil War

The Military Intelligence Corps (MIC) is one of the corps of the Sri Lanka Army. It is responsible for gathering, analyzing and disseminating military intelligence and also for counter-intelligence and security.[1]

Regular Battalions[edit]

  • 1st Battalion, Military Intelligence Corps
  • 2nd Battalion, Military Intelligence Corps
  • 4th Battalion, Military Intelligence Corps
  • 5th Battalion, Military Intelligence Corps

Volunteers[edit]

  • 3rd (V) Battalion, Military Intelligence Corps
  • 6th (V) Battalion, Military Intelligence Corps

Notable members[edit]

  • General L.P. Balagalle - former Commander of the Army and founder of the Military Intelligence Corps[2]
  • Major General S.D. Thennakoon - former Colonel commandant of the MIC
  • Major General H.K.G. Hendavitharana - former Colonel commandant of the MIC
  • Major General A.S.P. Zaheer - former Colonel commandant of the MIC
  • Colonel Tuan Nizam Muthaliff   - former Commanding Officer of the 1st Battalion Military Intelligence Corps.

Order of precedence[edit]

Preceded by
Special Forces Regiment
Order of Precedence Succeeded by
Engineer Services Regiment

See also[edit]

External links and sources[edit]