Philippine Navy Modernization September 2016 Updates

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Published on September 2, 2016 by

Successful acquisition of Ordnance based on Philippine Navy modernization based on DESIRED FORCE MIX released on 2012 and revised in 2015.

1. Philippine Navy Frigates

After failed negotiation of Italian Maestrale class Antisubmarine Frigates (ASW) transfer , the government then allotted PHP 18 billion for the purchase of two brand new frigates.

2. Balikpapan Class Landing Class Heavy
Australian government provided the Philippine Navy with two Balikpapan Class Landing Craft Heavy. After receiving the ship

3. BRP Tarlac (LD-601)

the first of two landing platform dock (LPD) -like ships acquired under a contract worth PHP 3.8 billion was commissioned in June 2016.

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