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Sailing crew of Korea-donated ship to begin training

Philippine Navy flag-officer-in-command Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad said the sailing crew of the Pohang-class corvette, which was donated by the South Korean government, will be flying to South Korea to start training on the systems of

PH Navy recognizes Bonifacio’s role in quest for freedom

One of the three Gregorio Del Pilar frigates, formerly Hamilton-class cutters acquired from the United States from 2011 to 2016, was named after the hero Gat Andres Bonifacio, founder of the Katipunan, in honor of his contribution to the…

PH Navy contingent to sail for ASEAN-China maritime drill

A send-off ceremony is set by the Philippine Navy on Wednesday for logistic support vessel BRP Dagupan City (LC-551) and the 300-man contingent who will be participating in the first  maritime exercise between the People's Republic of China…

Damaged BRP Gregorio del Pilar to be operational soon

The Philippine Navy has assured that efforts are underway to make the frigate BRP Gregorio del Pilar (FF-15) operational at the soonest time. The ship was damaged after it ran aground at the Hasa-Hasa (Half-Moon) Shoal in the West…

BRP Tarlac now in Russian waters

Strategic sealift vessel BRP Tarlac (LD-601) has officially reached Russian waters on Sunday afternoon, said Philippine Navy (PN) spokesperson Commander Jonathan Zata. "At one o’clock in the afternoon (local time) of September 30, 2018,…

Navy honors ‘Kakadu’ participants

The Philippine Navy on Monday had an arrival and welcoming ceremony for the frigate BRP Ramon Alcaraz (FF-16) and the 200 naval contingent for their successful participation in the recently concluded "Kakadu" exercises in Darwin, Australia.…

Russian visit highlights PH Navy capability

The Philippine Navy (PN) highlights its capability to go beyond its maritime borders as it embarks on its first port visit to Vladivostok, Russia, said Navy flag-officer-in-command Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad during the send-off ceremonies…

BRP Tarlac leaves for Russia Friday

The Philippine Navy is conducting a send-off ceremony on Friday for the 440-man contingent aboard strategic sealift vessel BRP Tarlac (LD-601) which is scheduled for a port visit to the Russian Pacific Fleet in Vladivostok, Russia.…