Tag: Philippine Navy

Philippine NAvy PS-20

Philippine Navy Brp Magat Salamat Successfully Conducted Territorial Defense Operations

Naval Forces Eastern Mindanao through BRP Magat Salamat (PS20) conducted sustained Territorial Defense Operations (TDO) at the common border areas and territorial waters adjacent to Sarangani Islands, Davao Occidental from March 19-21, 2021. The continued Territorial Defense Operations patrols aim to secure the internal waters as well as prevent unauthorized vessels watercraft from entering the […]

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M/V Ivestos

Philippine Navy NFWM Rescue Unconscious Boat Captain

Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NFWM) thru its Naval Task Force 61 (NTF61) and Naval Task Group Tawi-Tawi (NTG-TT) immediately dispatched its Multi-Purpose Attack Craft (MPAC BA488) to conduct rescue and assistance operation as a response to a medical distress call sent by M/V Ivestos to LMS Bongao last 13 March 2021. The patient was identified […]

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Sovereign Markers Installed in Northern Part of Philippines’ Territory

The Northern Luzon Command (NOLCOM) and Naval Forces Northern Luzon (NFNL) completed the construction and installation of sovereign markers in the 11 uninhabited islands in Northern Philippines on 18 August 2020. The sovereign marker symbolizes the assertion of our country’s absolute sovereignty over the said uninhabited islands and over the surrounding territorial waters. This marker […]

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Indonesia and Philippine Navy Maritime Maneuver Begins

Four naval warships will be used in Maritime Training Activity. Naval Forces Eastern Mindanao will deploy Barko ng Republika ng Pilipinas Apolinario Mabini and BRP Liberato Picar, while the Indonesian will be using KRI Layang and KRI Pandarong Warship. The first Philippine-Indonesia Maritime Training Activity starts at the Naval Station Felix, Apolinario, Panacan, on Monday. […]

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Philippine Navy Newest Warship Undergoes Sea Trials

BRP Jose Rizal (FF150), the very first of two multi-mission frigates built by South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries for the Philippine Navy, has begun sea trials. Over the next several days, a specialized crew from the shipyard will be onboard as the ship cruises in oceans off Ulsan, Busan, and Mokpo for maneuverings and […]

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The arrival of Several Armoured Vehicle in Jolo, Sulu

Loaded in Philippine Navy BRP Bacolod City (LS-550), several armored vehicles from Philippine Army unloaded in Jolo, Sulu to provide assistance this coming May 13, election. Here’s the arrival of military assets of Armed Forces of the Philippines Several of the newly acquired tanks of the Armed Forces of the Philippines arrive in Jolo Sulu […]

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More Philippine Navy’s High-speed and Missile-armed Multi-purpose Assault Craft (MPAC)

MANILA — Aside from anti-piracy missions, the Philippine Navy’s (PN) high-speed and missile-armed multi-purpose assault craft (MPAC) can also be utilized against large surface targets intruding in the country’s territorial waters. Commander Jonathan Zata, Philippine Navy spokesperson, said this is the essence of “swarming tactic” developed by the Navy for its MPAC fleet. Under the said […]

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Asagiri Class DS_Yugiri Destroyer

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Warships Visits Manila

Two ships of Escort Division Seven of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) have arrived early morning at Pier 15, South Harbor Manila for a goodwill visit that started Monday and will end on Thursday. The Murasame-class destroyer JS Yūdachi (DD-103) and the Asagiri-class destroyer JS Yuugiri (DD-153), said Philippine Navy (PN) spokesperson Capt. Lued […]

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Philippine Navy’s 5 Warships to Undergo Maintenance

The Philippine Navy (PN) has allocated PHP2.863 million for the repair and maintenance of its five oldest patrol vessels. Winning bidders are required to complete the repair within 45 calendar days. These ships are the BRP Miguel Malvar (PS-19), BRP Magat Salamat (PS-20), BRP Cebu (PS-28), BRP Pangasinan (PS-31), and the BRP Rizal (PS-74). All […]

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Philippines - Australia LCH

Strong Ties Between Philippines – Australia, Evident in the Three Additional Vessel to PH Navy

Last August 2015, there happened to be the christening of two (2)Landing Craft Heavy (LCH) as BRP Ivatan and BRP Batac arrived in the Philippines as donated by Australian government. Aims to bolster Philippines’ intra-theater and sealift capabilities, Philippine Navy got the vessel in a minimal and friendly price. A senior Navy officer said the […]

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AgustaWEstland AW-159 ASW Helicopter

AgustaWestland Won 5.4 Billion-Peso Bidding For Anti-Submarine Helicopter

Php 5.4 billion was earmarked to Philippine Navy by the National Government for the acquisition of two anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopters, sourced from the AFP Modernization Trust Fund according to Bids and Awards Committee that was later confirmed by Department of National Defense Undersecretary for Finance, Modernization, Installations and Munitions Fernando Manalo. Bidding has gone […]

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