The following represents an overview of the modern aerial fighting capabilities of the Sri Lanka Air Force (2022). The service currently counts 73 total units in its active aircraft inventory. The WDMMA review takes into account specific categories of aircraft covering attack, logistics, special-mission, and general support types. Inventory numbers and related aircraft types / variants are provided as-is and derived from publically-available information / sources. "Outlook" results are related to any future airframes currently under procurement though said airframes may not be delivered for service in the current year for various reasons. "Readiness Rates" are based on the published USAF standard. Due to discrepancies regarding UAV reporting between countries and sources, unmanned vehicles are currently not tracked by WDMMA.
37 / 73 Total available aircraft assuming a Below AverageReadiness Rate of 50.0%.
51 / 73 Total available aircraft assuming an AverageReadiness Rate of 70.0%.
55 / 73 Total available aircraft assuming an Above AverageReadiness Rate of 75.0%.
58 / 73 Total available aircraft assuming an ExcellentReadiness Rate of 80.0%.
FORCE CONCENTRATION: Attack: 3units Support: 53units Training: 17units Future: 12units
Airframes detailed as fighter, interceptor, or general attack types including multi-role though excluding dedicated bombers and CAS.