Year: 2014

Philippine Marine Corps and US Marines

Philippines and US Marines Beach Assault Training

U.S. Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct bi-lateral and integrated combat rubber raiding craft training with Philippine Marines during Amphibious Landing Exercise 2015 (PHIBLEX 15), on Pangasinan Island, Palawan, Philippines, on 2 October 2014.   PHIBLEX 15 is an annual, bilateral training exercise […]

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US and Philippine Marines Conduct Amphibious Vehicle Assault

U.S Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and Philippine marines with 4th Marines Company, Marine Battalion Landing Team 9 conduct a simulated mechanized raid as part of Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) 15 in Naval Education Training Command, Zambales, Philippines, Oct. 5, 2014. PHIBLEX is an annual, bilateral […]

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South Korea donate Landing Class Utility

Philippine Navy Successful Acquisition

Strategic Sealift Vessel – 3.864 billion for two Strategic Sealift Vessel (SSV) worth of contract awarded to PT Pal Indonesia. The vessels can be used for civil-military operations and for transporting large number of troops, logistics and supplies. Each vessels can accommodate up three helicopters. Evaluated in 2013 and contract approved in January 2014. Medium […]

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Philippines and US Firefighter Sharing Disaster Response Skills

Marines with the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force exchange techniques in urban search and rescue training during San Francisco Fleet Week 2014. The event gave Marines an opportunity to work side by side with the San Francisco fire department and members of Philippine disaster response agency. The focus of the training was to improve interoperability among […]

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Apache Helicopter During Live Fire Close Combat Air Support

Apache hellfire missile attack, machine gun firing and different aircraft maneuvers during close combat air support. North Carolina National Guard Aviators from the 130th Aviation Regiment provide close combat attack (CCA) for paratroopers of 1st Battalion, 319th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division during training at Fort Bragg, N.C. CW2 Derek […]

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The World Fastest Super Computer

It has 57,200 cores and its clocked speed is 1.28 quadrillion floating point, the computer can run tens of thousands simultaneous simulations and calculations at the same time . The supercomputer resource center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, unveiled it’s second supercomputer in less than a year. Matthew Clouse tells us just how fast […]

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